English Trainer Chronicles: Long vowel, short vowel

My learner and I were working on a dialogue on dinner conversations.

Me: Thanks for inviting me to your house. It's lovely.
Learner: I’m glad you like it. Why don’t you have some snakes?
Me: ...
Learner: Oh. Snacks! Snacks!

It was her last lesson today, after almost two years. I'll miss her. :-(

At least we had a good laugh. :-)