Monthly Archives: November 2013

Heavy snow or torrential rain? / Averses de neige ou pluies torrentielles?

La version française suit l’anglais I heard it’s snowing back home. My colleagues say I’m lucky to be in South America this time of year. Well, today I had a ‘rain day’. This morning, I rode around on the school … Continue reading

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Relaxing in Trinidad and Tobago / Se détendre à Trinité-et-Tobago

La version française suit l’anglais Only a short, hour-long flight from Guyana, you can “lime” (Trinidadian for hang out) and relax on the beaches of Trinidad and Tobago. It is the place to vacation when you’re in Guyana. Since arriving, … Continue reading

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History: A tour of the local museums / Un peu d’histoire : une visite des musées du coin

La version française suit l’anglais We can read about history in books or do research on the Internet, but I’ve always found something special in touring museums, walking through a maze of hallways while a story unfolds in front of … Continue reading

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Ms. Hunter is going to teach you how to make money / Madame Hunter va nous apprendre à faire de l’argent

La version française suit l’anglais In class, we’ve started thinking about the types of businesses the students could open. They get excited when I rub my thumb across my fingers making the universal gesture for money. Ms. Hunter is going … Continue reading

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I kind of like this teaching gig / J’aime bien mon rôle d’enseignante

La version française suit l’anglais I have regular teaching hours now, with two full days in the classroom. I kind of like this teaching gig. I have been working on a small‑business management curriculum at the Open Doors Centre in … Continue reading

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