Honestly, I'd go so far as to say that without proper training in being a teacher, lesson-planning is REALLY not an intuitive art! (Read: Thanks to teaching in France, I have a huge amount of respect for actual trained teachers because that stuff is difficult!!)
**Psst! Get your hands on a So You Think You Can France Lesson-Planning Freebie at the end of this post! **
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! For those of you who are far from home, here are some ideas for having a fun, festive, and frrrreaking delicious Thanksgiving holiday all the way over here in France!
Alright, friends. So, as we all know - our assistant salary in France, though oft-argued that it "enables language assistants to live comfortably in France," might not be as comfortable as we would all like (or need)...
Thankfully, there ARE ways to earn money on the side - as long as you know the right places to find them (hint: keep reading!) and work hard to put yourself out there, you'll be able to support yourself a whole lot more comfortably!
Here's the deal. You've been in France for a hot minute - let's say a month and a half or so. But... you feel like you're not fully taking advantage of speaking French. In fact, you've realized that it's really just not that simple to go out and do it!
So, here are a couple of ideas for you to use if you really want to bite the bullet and just speak French already!
Or, better yet -
"The Whirlwind Experience That Is 'Dealing