Queen Popcorn

At the end of my afternoon class today, I was crowned. I decided to show an episode of a sitcom to my teenage students, and they obviously wanted popcorn because, according to them,  it’s impossible to watch a film without the fantastic white nibbles. One of them even told me: “Teacher, if you make us some popcorn, we’ll crown you. You’ll be our queen! You’ll be our queen!” So, I went upstairs in order to fetch the soft drinks and decided to fulfill their wish… They were right after all! When I came back carrying the buckets of popcorn, it happened. “Teacher!!”, one … Continue reading Queen Popcorn

A crise dos 50

This tale is by a student who’s absolutely precious to me. She’s a teenager who enjoys classic Literature and can write pretty well, which is something rare nowadays, if you ask me. Here’s her first tale. It’s in Portuguese but I’m sure you can manage to understand it. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do. A crise dos 50 by Marina Guerin Era dia de festa em minha casa, pois comemorava 50 anos. Toda a minha família e todos os amigos foram convidados. Esperava ansiosamente a chegada de todos e a cada pessoa que chegava, uma alegria tomava conta do meu ser. Era ótimo as pessoas que amo comemorando comigo meu dia de anos. Tudo estaria perfeito, a noite seria perfeita se aquele fato não tivesse ocorrido… A campainha tocou, … Continue reading A crise dos 50