and staying far, far away from Russian social networks, I came across this picture.

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These are the certificates won this year by the students of* a former student of mine at the ChGU English Form, a competition I started when I was Fulbrighting! This is rewarding on a number of levels!

The caption reads, “Harvest from the English Forum. My students worked hard 🙂 although something tells me they weren’t even trying…” I know that feeling well.


*I accidentally omitted this essential prepositional phrase in the originally-posted version of this post. My bad.