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Teaching English as a Second Language

March 10, 2009

Daniel Tam-Claiborne

The challenge over the month came in donning both roles--as both a teacher and a student--all while being reassured along the way that we were likely to catch dengue fever, get taken hostage at a Jakarta airport, and be heaved out of a moving train on our way to Moscow.

Circus Parties and Finales

January 26, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

We were getting bedraggled, after countless handstands, cartwheels, and rope climbs. Yet as the weeks wound down, we got closer and closer as a group.

All I've Learned

January 25, 2009

Emily Robinson

I thought I'd share with you 10 things I have learned during my time at home, and despite their narrow margin of relevance, maybe they'll come in handy someday.

Winter Term: Last Year, continued

January 22, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

This mix of people leads me to a very important topic: food. Malaysia, and particularly Penang, where my grandparents live, is well-known on those travel cooking shows for having amazing food. Those shows aren't lying.

Me vs. My Bookshelf

January 19, 2009

John West

In this post: the inadequacy of my wit, avoidance of bad ad copy, books I should read, and Nick Hornby.

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