Category Archives: teaching a new quarter

Oops! With Love and Humor!

  The new quarter at the university meant new classrooms. As a German professor, I was accustomed to welcoming students speaking in German. With an armload of books and papers, I entered the room, put my belongings on the empty … Continue reading

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New Days as a German Instructor

Holding books and papers in my arms, enough for a class of thirty new students, I entered the classroom, wide grin on my face and eyes sparkling. I began the new quarter as I was accustomed: speaking only in German, … Continue reading

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