Tag Archives: grammar

following a thread

A storm has blown up once again in the blogosphere over grammar McNuggets and it got me thinking about how I serve them up with my present class of beginners. So I decided to pick out one particular nugget and … Continue reading

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out of the mouths of babes …

I made a slip in my Spanish today when I was chatting to the grandmother of a friend of Sam’s (my 8 year old son).  I used a subjunctive form when I shouldn’t have.   It’s a simple slip – an … Continue reading

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