Hebrew is F***ing Hard

When I learned Spanish a few years ago, it came pretty easily. There are so many cognates and the rules of grammar are similarish to English, so even if I didn't know the exact meaning of the word, I could usually guess the rough meaning of a sentence using context clues. While I never became…

My First Lecture

I spent about six months planning my first lecture for all of my English students at the beginning of the year. What could I say that would draw them in? That they had never heard before? That would teach them the far-reaching values of analyzing literature and still be engaging for the kids who hated…