The end has come to the 2018/2019 academic year and, as always, reflection is key to progress. Here are a few things that I have learnt coming out from this extremely busy year, which was also the first year that I have officially held a position as a teacher trainer. Development works One of the... Continue Reading →
This is my response to the reflective task Exploring your context 4 from Sandy Millin's ELT Playbook 1. The task - The role of English In this task, Sandy asks the reader (me) to reflect on the importance of English language learning in my current context, the impact English has on those who learn it,... Continue Reading →
This post is part of a reflective series called The Teacher Trainer Diaries, in which I write about my experiences as a teacher trainer.
This is my response to the reflective task Exploring your context 3 from Sandy Millin’s ELT Playbook 1. The task - The people around us For this task, I had to write down the names of teachers from my school and put them into certain categories. The categories were: Teachers I could go to for advice on language... Continue Reading →
I recently received an email from a teacher who we shall call, Sue. Sue asked the following: Do you have any tips on presenting confidently as a Teacher and establishing authority in the classroom? I'm a very new teacher, and I find it hard to establish authority in the classroom, especially with adults and teens.... Continue Reading →
This is my response to the reflective task Exploring your context 2 from Sandy MIllin's ELT Playbook 1. The task - What do you have? In this task, I had to make a list of the resources that I have at my disposal in my classroom, from learners themselves to blackboards, etc. I then had to think... Continue Reading →
This is my response to the reflective task Exploring your context 1 from Sandy Millin's ELT Playbook 1. The task - What do you know? In short, I had to choose a learner or group and brainstorm everything that I know about them, including strengths, weaknesses, motivations, etc. Part 1 - The group profile The... Continue Reading →
If you've been reading my blog or done Delta and looked at other Delta blogs, you will most definitely have come across Sandy Millin's blog. It is a phenomenal resource and Sandy provides excellent advice, tips and news on a whole range of ELT-related topics, not just Delta. Earlier this year, Sandy released her book ELT... Continue Reading →