11 Principles of Healthy Attitude to Food

Recently I’ve been thinking about my eating habits and I’ve realized they are quite chaotic and they don’t promote optimal health. I’ve also read a few articles that describe how traditional eating habits are superior to our typical modern way of eating. By “traditional” I don’t mean “paleo” or any similar speculations regarding what prehistoric…

Carbon Cycle: Two Simple, But Tricky Science Questions

OK, this article is a bit more lighthearted, as a little break from the series of articles about teaching languages. We’ll explore two easy science questions that have very simple answers. The answers are no secret, they were known for ages, and they should be easy to answer for anyone who has completed high school.…

What’s The Most Neglected Area in Language Education?

There are good teachers and bad teachers, good language courses and bad language courses and I’ve had experience with all of them. However, there is one thing that was missing in pretty much all language courses that I attended: an adequate treatment of the language used in common everyday situations. How is that possible? Well,…