Grateful for Short Distance

This week I begin a 3 month course on teaching French as a Second Language. The course is part 2 and my aim in doing it is to receive some tips on how improve my teaching in a French Immersion class. The last time I did teaching methodology for French was when I was full time at university – and that was a while ago! The course requires me to attend classes on Wednesday evenings and on Saturday (for the full day). I will have to take notes, participate in group discussions, read articles, and do assignments. Yes, I will be busy. The classes, however, are not too far from where I live – ten minutes away is not a great distance 🙂

This week I am grateful that the course I wish to do is not too far. The reasons for this are many:

  • I will not be exposed to the cold winter elements for too long.
  • I will not arrive home too late.
  • I will be able to get the family’s dinner ready before I leave for class – and I will be able to eat the meal too.
  • On Saturdays I will be able to eat lunch with my family.

Processed with RookieWhat have you been grateful for this week?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2015

(Join me and share something that you have been grateful for in the past week. Link up with my post and feel free to use the badge my daughter created. )

Thank you for last week’s contributions. I enjoy reading what others are grateful for – the posts make me think of other things I am happy to have in my life. Please remember to send me a pingback so that I know you have participated. 

Carol speaks on something we are not often grateful for: Grateful for Work

Colleen has linked her gratitude post with her post on being mindful: Live within each moment

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28 thoughts on “Grateful for Short Distance

  1. best wishes with the class -and you have a such special job, I say that for most teachers – but especially ones in the younger years – and then with the double language – whew – such a cool job….

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  2. Now you make me wish I was there just so I could enroll in your class Colline! I’ve always loved the French language. It’s such a beautiful language. 😀

    I am also grateful that this opportunity will create more time for you with your family and not such long hours. 😀 ♥

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  3. You are amazing in your gratitude, Colline. My first reaction would be – oh no, busy Saturday, but you see a silver lining in everything 🙂 As for this week, I have a confession – it has been very exhausting, and demanding professionally, and not the best one health wise but on Wednesday (you see the day to be grateful for) I managed to pack my camera when getting ready for work as I had a business meeting in the centre of the town. When the meeting was over for once I decided to take my lunch break and I climbed an old tower at the very centre of Zagreb and took shots for the guest challenge this coming Thursday. 🙂 Btw, thanks for asking, Colline 😀

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    1. I am glad you took some time out for yourself Paula to do something that you enjoy doing. I look forward to seeing the pictures you took – they are sure to be stunning.

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  4. Good luck with your course Colline. Maybe you can help me with my French … I’ve only lived in France for 10 years and I’m still hopeless! I put it down to learning being harder when you’re older. Well it’s a good excuse. I’m thankful that I had the opportunity to live here though. 🙂

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