birthday at a cottage in Ontario with all
my brothers and sisters and their
children. I have five brothers and
sisters, all of whom live in different
parts of Canada and the United States.
It is difficult to get us all together for
any occasion. We were lucky enough
to be able to go go tubing, swimming,
hiking, boating and simply sit around
eating, drinking and telling stories -
something we had not done for a while.
helped many of my students as well as other English language learners around the
world. I originally designed this blog for a class I was teaching in January 2011, but
it has become much broader. This year I want to include more of my own materials,
including listening activities, quizzes and podcasts. I also want to include job-related
information for Canadian immigrants who are also learning and improving their English.
Maui in Hawaii, where I continued to
perfect my boogie board technique, did
some snorkeling and read a ton of
books. If you need to get away from
winter, I strongly recommend it as a
place for a break from the stresses in
5. Working in my garden - one of my favourite places in the world, a place that has offered me refuge from the noisy, busy world for the past 25 years. This summer I was able to spend a lot of time there with life-long friends from Nevada, California and Ottawa whom I had not seen for a while.
What were YOUR favourite events of 2011? Write a comment and let me know what positive experiences you had last year.
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