Archive | March, 2017

Where Can English Take You? To Ancient Cities Across the World

Student guest post by Taylor Breckles Merhaba! As you might have guessed, that greeting wasn’t Polish. A surprise, I know. The reasoning behind this bold, creative choice stems from my most recent adventure outside of the classroom: my trip to Turkey. Well, my trip to Izmir to be precise. Izmir is a region of Turkey […]

Every Day English–World Poetry Day

By Andrea MacPherson I often recommend poetry collections, and often get a look of bafflement in return.  Then, a meek, “I don’t really read poetry.”  I firmly believe everyone should read poetry, regardless of whether you have any interest in actually writing poetry.  And, I equally firmly believe that people only think they don’t like […]

Every Day English–World Rare Disease Day

  Student guest post by Jessica Milliken Unless you are deep in the savanna or at the Greater Vancouver zoo, zebras are hard to come by. But I bet you see a zebra more often than you realize. In the late 1940s, Dr. Theodore Woodward told his med students, “when you hear hoofbeats, think of […]