Cartoons for beginners

Here's a compilation of cartoons that I felt could be used even in a beginning English class. The verbs are in the present tense. "We...

Come on, come on!

The full caption to this cartoon is "Come on, come on! Stop playing detective and sniff like the rest." I love this introduction to a...

Using Cartoons

Want authentic English? Start with a cartoon. I'll be posting a series of cartoons taken from "The New Yorker Book of Cartoon Puzzles...

Metaphors

I love metaphors. They lend themselves to imagery and they are endlessly creative. And they form much of what is creative and beautiful...

Core Images: A Video

This was one of my first videos about image schemas and conceptual metaphors. It's a bit scholarly, but it really goes into depth about...

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