Caitlin Ahern

English communication in Graz, Austria

More Fun with Homonyms

I am always in awe of how well some non-native English speakers have mastered my language, especially the pronunciation. For every pronunciation “rule” there seem to be dozens of exceptions. … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Excuse me? Pardon? Sorry?

On the first day of a beginner class, I like to get the basics out of the way with a worksheet called “What People Say”. This covers the basic phrases … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Job Security

I woke up to find an email from my brother titled “Stephen makes a case for your job security” and I could barely load the video fast enough. For those … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 1 Comment