New Language

Read very very slowly and carefully…

The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility.

As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5- […]

Mexican Words of the Day

Cheese The teacher told Pepito to use the word cheese in a sentence. Pepito replies: Maria likes me, but cheese fat.

Mushroom When all my family get in the car, there’s not mushroom.

Shoulder My fren wanted 2 become a citizen but she didn’t know how to read so I shoulder.

Texas My fren always […]

Hooked on Phonics

My five-year old students are learning to read. Yesterday one of them pointed at a picture in a zoo book and said,”Look at this! It’s a frickin’ elephant!”

I took a deep breath, then asked…”What did you call it?

“It’s a frickin’ elephant! It says so on the picture!”

And so it does..

” […]