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5 essentials for teaching English in Leipzig

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Andréanne Roy, former freelance teacher, now Director of Studies at inlingua. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

Many expats seek out the chance to teach English in Leipzig, but now it’s getting trickier. Andréanne Roy, inlingua’s Director of Studies, shares essential tips, links, and a checklist to make the trek a bit easier.

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Bijoutefriends: how to spot and avoid them

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Bijoutefriends tend to falsely present themselves as having your best interests at heart, even as being selfless.

Their legacy tends to be, at best, an irritation and nasty mark that fade off after a bit, and at worst the loss of real friendships and lifelines.

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Smut Slam: intimate stories, kindred spirits

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Smut Slam allows people to share their intimate stories in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. (Photo: public domain)

“It was funny at times, sad at others, and overwhelmingly encouraging for us all to share our experiences as if we were all friends who haven’t met in a while.” Join in at the next Smut Slam in Leipzig, 11 April @ Noch Besser Leben.

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Why we are all built for moving

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Why a sedentary lifestyle is harmful and change and moving are our natural state.

Reflecting on his Camino de Santiago journey, our guest columnist makes his case on staying open to change – and constant movement in our daily lives.

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“Do good and throw it in the sea”

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Vessel sailing on the sea in Greece. (Photo: public domain)

Of (Greek) proverbs, clarity and wisdom. What is your favorite proverb in your mother tongue? What has it taught you?

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Webb: the sacred, the profane, the human

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What is sacred, profane and profoundly human in us all? (Photo: public domain)

“What I look for myself in the writers I most admire and enjoy is insight into the ways human beings can experience a sense of being drawn or pulled toward something beyond themselves, and how their response to that can raise them to becoming something more than they were or perhaps than they could even have imagined.” – Prof. Eugene Webb. Interview by Felipe Cherubin.

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