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About simply ieva

Welcome to my blog! I love working with English learners and this is a space where I share ESL teaching tips, resources and offer my insights for both new and seasoned ESL/ELL and mainstream teachers. I am glad you stopped by!

Dear readers, the contents of this site have been moved to, which from now on is my primary website. If you like my writing, I do hope to see you on for more language, travel, cooking and simply life related posts. … Continue reading

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The Soup That Will Make Them Fall in Love

Have you ever cooked something that made people oooh, and aaah over it and ask them for the recipe or when you were going to make that dish again? Of course you have, and it’s happened to me a few … Continue reading

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Egle, the Queen of Grass Snakes

It is a dreary Saturday here. But wrapping yourself in a cozy blanket and sipping a nice cup of tea, makes it a perfect day to read. Today I’ll share a  traditional Lithuanian folk story with you. Just like any … Continue reading

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Lithuanian Language vs. Russian Language”>Follow Lithuanian Language vs.Russian Language Because I work with people from all over the world who are trying to learn English, I often get asked by colleagues and just curious individuals how many languages I speak myself. The question is … Continue reading

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Is your child bilingual?

Raising a bilingual child is easy, really. Just speak the language you want the kid to learn and you will be all set. Or will you? I have three children. We live in the United States, but my first language … Continue reading

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10 Places to visit and things to do when you visit Vilnius, Lithuania

I am not sure how many people think of Vilnius, Lithuania, when I say I went on vacation to Europe. But it’s a city well worth visiting. And writing about. And since I have an emotional attachment to it more … Continue reading

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A day in Flam, Norway

I’ve been traveling for more than a month and naively expected to be able to blog my experiences as I go. Somehow I learned that I was either too tired from all the adventures to even begin thinking about writing … Continue reading

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