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Caitlin Hamstra
Works at Central Michigan University English Language Institute
Attended University of Michigan
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Where I am From Poems
This semester and last semester, the CMU ELI held a poetry competitions for the students. Because I'm on administrative leave this semester, I wasn't able to help students participate. However, last semester, I highly encouraged my students to submit poems....
This semester and last semester, the CMU ELI held a poetry competitions for the students. Because I'm on administrative leave this semester, I wasn't able to help students participate. However, last semester, I highly encoura...
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TESOL 2014: Successful!
Did you attend the TESOL 2014 convention in  Portland, Oregon ? What were some of the awesome sessions that you attended?  This was my first time attending TESOL, and it was great.  There are so many sessions, and presenters, and attendees that it felt a li...
Did you attend the TESOL 2014 convention in Portland, Oregon? What were some of the awesome sessions that you attended? This was my first time attending TESOL, and it was great.  There are so many sessions, and presenters, an...
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English is quite tricky!
Vicki Hollett (of Learning to Speak 'Merican) wrote a great blog post for the Macmillian Dictionary blog about the trickiest word in English. In it she writes about a quite tricky English word: quite.  Image via http://www...
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It's been quite a long time!
Hello all! I apologize for the long delay in writing. I've been accused of being an "ebb and flow" blogger, and I guess that is correct! Teaching, traveling, learning, and life in general have gotten in the way of my blogging (and tweeting). To make up for ...
Hello all! I apologize for the long delay in writing. I've been accused of being an "ebb and flow" blogger, and I guess that is correct! Teaching, traveling, learning, and life in general have gotten in the way of my blogging...
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Finally back on the blog!
I apologize for my lack of posting in the last three months! I resolved to post more often, but life has gotten in the way. This semester, I am on a full course release, and I am now the Assistant Director of the English Lang...
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Assistant Director
I apologize for my lack of posting in the last three months! I resolved to post more often, but life has gotten in the way. This semester, I am on a full course release, and I am now the Assistant Director of the English Language Institute at Central Michig...
I apologize for my lack of posting in the last three months! I resolved to post more often, but life has gotten in the way. This semester, I am on a full course release, and I am now the Assistant Director of the English Lang...
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The Trickiest Word in English: Quite Tricky!
Vicki Hollett (of Learning to Speak 'Merican ) wrote a great blog post for the Macmillian Dictionary blog about the trickiest word in English. In it she writes about a quite tricky English word: quite .  Image via  http://www.macmillandictionaryblog.com/wp-...
Vicki Hollett (of Learning to Speak 'Merican) wrote a great blog post for the Macmillian Dictionary blog about the trickiest word in English. In it she writes about a quite tricky English word: quite.  Image via http://www...
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English Language Teacher
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  • Central Michigan University English Language Institute
    EAP Teacher, 2010 - present
  • Central Michigan University Writing Center
    Writing Consultant and WAC/WID Coordinator, 2009 - 2010
  • Go English!
    English Language Teacher, 2010 - 2010
  • Gobias Industries
    Coffee Buyer
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I'm a teacher of English for Academic Purposes at Central Michigan University. I like spending time with my husband and two dogs, reading, traveling, blogging about teaching, and watching Arrested Development.  
Education
  • University of Michigan
    BA English Language and Literature, 2004 - 2008
  • Central Michigan University
    MA TESOL, 2009 - 2011
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