Being a NNEST in Brazil back in the 80s Part 1

The past is never where you think you left it.” —- Katherine Anne Porter Having lived a year in the US, I was convinced that I had become an American. I spoke American English, my clothes were mostly American, and I did not like black beans anymore. I could not help pronouncing the word Coke...Read More

One flew east, one flew west, and NNESTs flew everywhere.

  The challenge of being a non-native English speaker in a native English speaking world I recently came across EFL teacher James Taylor’s blog post about NNESTs’ struggle to be respected as English teachers by students and employers. In his guest blog post, James lists a number of advantages of being a NNEST over a...Read More
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