Did you know there are 7,102 known languages used today?! Ever wondered what language is the most spoken in the world? If you thought English, you thought wrong! However, English is the most popular language being learned in the world. Check out this link to learn more!
What is as light as a feather, but even the world’s strongest person couldn’t hold it for more than a minute? Answer: Their breath! Source
1) Name and place of origin My name is Alan Wilkes. I’m from Long Beach, California, in Southern California. I moved to the Bay Area 5 years ago to go to UC Berkeley. 2) Have you ever taught ESL in a foreign country? I got my TEFL certificate in Spain (which allows one to teach […]
Teacher Wayne took a group of 10 IIC students to an Oakland A’s baseball game on June 28th. Baseball is an integral part of sports culture and is considered America’s favorite pastime. For some IIC students this was their first time experiencing an American baseball game. Although the A’s got swept by the Kansas City […]
As you have probably experienced during your time in the Bay Area, Americans have many ways of saying “Hello!” Below, I have categorized the many ways Americans greet each other into four sections: formal, informal, very informal, and how to greet someone whom you haven’t seen in a long time. Formal Greetings: Hello! or Hello ___(name)___! […]
Independence Day, commonly known as the 4th of July, is a day of celebration in the United States. On July 4th, 1776, the USA adopted the Declaration of Independence, establishing the country as an independent nation from Great Britain and giving all men and women the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. […]