Reenergize

I wish I had super human strength sometimes where I can feel perfectly awake and alert at every minute of the day until bedtime. Unfortunately, I tire very easily. This is why I have reserved my Saturdays to a strict routine of reenergizing myself. My routine entails dancing like a maniac at my 9 AM…

Cupcakes and Beer and Stew – Oh My!

One of my colleagues had the brilliant idea of making her students cook for the St. Patrick’s Party Potluck this morning. To make it more interesting, she invited the other teachers to have our classes participate, so we ended up meeting at a cooking school baking and cooking for a good four hours. All the…

Catch & The Oyster Bar

My family and I had dinner a couple of nights ago in downtown Calgary during its 11 day food festival. Countless restaurants participate in creating a set price dining menu for lunches, dinners and even gourmet. As an avid lover of all things seafood, it was no surprise that my parents chose to dine at…

Fun with Phrasal Verbs!

I know, how much more fun can grammar get?? Recently, one of my students requested a lesson on phrasal verbs. I have never taught phrasal verbs before so I did a bit of research on them one day and found out another reason why people say English is one of the most complicated languages to…