Calvin Vocabulary

How I Learn Vocabulary

On cooking eggs and learning words “How do you like them eggs? Soft boiled? Omelet? Scrambled? Poached? Sunny Side up? Over easy? Benedict?” To the bemusement (or embarrassment?) of my family, for years I would dread being asked how I wanted my eggs cooked at the Waffle House. Tired of gambling with my eggs, one […]

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Burning Bridge

English Idioms 3

This is the third practice page for the English Idioms course I am teaching at the Université Saint-Louis (Marie Haps). These exercises are designed to complement and practice the material learned in Units 19 and following (with some material from units 1–18 for practice purposes) of the course and should be fine for anyone with […]

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Asteric

English Idioms 2

I am currently (Fall 2020) teaching a Bachelor 2 course on English Idioms at the Université Saint-Louis (Marie Haps). These exercises are designed to complement and practice the material learned in Units 11–15 (with a few ones from Units 1–10) of the course and should be fine for anyone with a B1 English level. The […]

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Idioms

English Idioms 1

I am currently (Fall 2020) teaching a Bachelor 2 course on English Idioms at the Université Saint-Louis (Marie Haps). Resources and Links Antidode: bilingual corrector, dictionaries, etc. Ankiweb: the memorization app I use. Idioms Slides 1–11 used in the course to help you review the material. English Idioms 2 and English Idioms 3. Full description […]

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