Caitlin Ahern

English communication in Graz, Austria

If English didn…

If English didn’t lend us one or two little words every once in a while, we would probably call blogs “digitale Netztagebücher” and apps “Anwendungen für mobile Endgeräte.” Even for … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Graz Café Tip

  This has nothing to do with English, really, but I can’t resist spreading the word about Ma France. It is an adorable, tiny café on Neutorgasse (a few steps … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Make-Your-Own Sushi and Maki

As part of our weekly workshop “Cooking from Other Cultures,” Active English is hosting a sushi-making class! We have been training hard and are so, so excited to share the … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fall Courses at Urania

Fall Courses at Urania I admit it. I am a summertime grinch. I hate the heat, I hate the lack of structure, I hate the wasps. All summer long as … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cooking from Other Cultures: British Tea Time

The week of July 22nd was a big one for Britain – as well as for Anglophiles in Graz! We talked about the history of royal births in Coffee & … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Upcoming Workshop: Write your CV (Lebenslauf) in English!

These days, it is mandatory to have a copy of your CV (“Lebenslauf,” also called “résumé” in American English) in English, even if you don’t plan on leaving Austria in … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Summer Active Classes in Graz!

Exciting things are happening. My esteemed colleague, Rebecca Zillinger, and I are finalizing the details for our summer classes beginning in July – lots of fun activities taking advantage of … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day! In honor of Father’s Day (in Austria, at least – in the U.S. we can wait one more week!) take 5 minutes to watch this father talk … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Homonyms, Homographs and Homophones

Oh 30 Rock, the great teacher of grammar. (Learn the difference between “good” and “well” here.) But did they mess up this time? Homophones (words that sound the same, but … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 4 Comments

Scholarships for International Students Studying in the U.S.

Scholarships for International Students Studying in the U.S. Thanks to Fulbright, I came across this link to different scholarships offering money to international students to study in the U.S. The … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment