Author Archives: Becky Jill

Keep the Owl Happy

DuoLingo is my daily French app. I log in 6 days a week, and spend maybe 5 minutes doing a set of French exercises. The app’s mascot is this bright green owl, and he’s only happy when you practice. You … Continue reading

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Taboo

Did you ever play Taboo as a kid? It’s that game where you have a word on a card, and you have to make people guess that word without using any “taboo” terms. Like, if you want them to guess … Continue reading

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Those Who Can’t Do Teach

Don’t laugh, but I’m actually a French teacher. I have two students who come for a private lesson once a week. Am I qualified for this? Well, these girls are absolute beginners, and I definitely know more French than they … Continue reading

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21 Days of French

I haven’t posted anything on here in forever. However, my semester is calming down a bit and I am ready to do another 21 Days project. When I was in college, I needed an extra Liberal Arts elective, and I … Continue reading

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Spring Forward

I am so ready for spring. We’ve been cold long enough! It’s time for the sun to do it’s job and warm things up a little. This weekend we celebrated Easter, and it got me thinking about how I can … Continue reading

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Star Light, Star Bright

Okay, it’s official. The Spring 2016 semester is under way. I have classes up and running at three schools. So far, we’re off to a good start. The students have been responsive, and I am doing my best to shake … Continue reading

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Fake Out

I thought I had to go back to work tomorrow, but guess what – it snowed! The fashion school closes at the first sign of a flurry, as the sidewalks are too slippery to navigate in those stilettos… 🙂 Looks like … Continue reading

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