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my first excursion with my 7th grade best friends!

December 6, 2012


On Friday, November 23, I went out on an extracurricular “promenade” with some of my students, around Poti. The occasion was a national holiday. The morning sky was deep blue and a soft breeze was carrying a bitter chill, along with bright yellow and red autumn leaves, scurrying frivolously in the air before graciously landing […]

Alphabet Practice Lesson Plan

November 7, 2012


Lesson Plan:Writing and Recognizing Letters Local English Teacher:Eka, Tasso TLG Volunteer:Pierre Seya Grade:1 English World Textbook Level:1 Lesson Objectives/Target Language: Writing English letters correctly. Recognizing English letters. Materials: Alphabet Flash Cards, Pens and paper Brief Description of the Lesson, Activities: 1. Write ABCs. (10 min) As students come in, have paper and pencils ready for […]

The Mukhuri Diaries: The Power Hike.

September 26, 2012


Today I woke up too late to catch the bus to Zugdidi (I like the name of this town: it sounds joyful). While under the shower, I got a call from a TLG friend. Good thing, because, well…I was going to relax by the river, as has become customary for me to do between 14:00 and […]