Articles by Alice McMahon

Alice McMahon went to school in Devon and is a graduate in languages from Oxford University. She spent a year teaching English in Alsace, France on her year abroad and has also taught English in Oxford and Sierra Leone. She has recently returned from Senegal, where she spent several months teaching English to students from across Africa.

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Opinion: Holidays in Term-Time

The educational benefits of holidays are all too often overlooked. And when holidays during the summer are so prohibitively expensive, these benefits are in danger of becoming the preserve of the well-off.

How my subject helps me in life: French Literature

I’m much more aware of how language is a powerful tool in its own right, something which has a role in shaping rather than just reflecting reality.

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