Caitlin Ahern

English communication in Graz, Austria

The Importance of Commas

These days, a lot of people think that learning proper punctuation is unnecessary. But let the BBC show you just how important the placement of commas is, especially when you … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

An American’s Guide to a Foreigner’s Guide to the Super Bowl

A friend of mine posted this wonderful article from Slate, satirizing American media’s portrayal of foreign events while giving us Americans a much-needed foreign perspective on what may be the … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spotlight on Learning Styles with Marjorie Rosenberg

Teacher colleagues and English learners, I just wanted to let you know about an upcoming talk for teachers and non-teachers alike at the International Women’s Association! Spotlight on Learning Styles … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

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