Prefixes and Suffixes

There are many prefixes and suffixes in English. What I posted here is just a few of them. You might need to consult your dictionary to know other kinds of prefixes and suffixes. If you put a certain prefix to a root word, it will change the meaning of the word. For example, if you... Continue Reading →

Teaching My Little Boy to Fast

Happy Ramadan to all members of Learn English with Demi community. Speaking of Ramadan, this year will be my son's second time of fasting. Oh, just so you know he's turning five years old this coming July. Last year he made it up to 10 am - he didn't fast full day from 4 am to... Continue Reading →

My #YoungerTeacherSelf post for @joannacre’s blog challenge

You’ve got to read this letter!
I really enjoyed reading this letter. So genuine! I feel like reading a letter that was sent to me. What a coincidence! I wanted to become a lawyer too, but I ‘ended up’ becoming a teacher instead. Not that I regreted it. I’m glad I took detour.

Vicky Loras's Blog

Where it all started - the old building of the Faculty of Philosophy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Where it all started – the old building of the Faculty of Philosophy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Joanna Malefaki has created an amazing blog challenge, where teachers write to their younger selves, called the #YoungerTeacherSelf blog challenge. What a great idea and what lovely posts we have read so far!

I had to start teaching almost as soon as I got into university, for the reason that I was studying far away from my family and they could not fully afford my studies. Therefore, I had to dive right into it, but I was fortunate enough to have great professors and colleagues to help me out in this difficult, but incredible journey.

Here is my letter to 18-year-old Vicky and a few years after that, when I was a scared teacher, afraid of many things and mainly how it was going to be. 

Dear Vicky,

I know that…

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