Opinion

Institutes teaching based on?

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Well, it’s not my style, or at least not in this blog, to write criticism on students and/or other teachers or institutions, in the end, we are all here to either learn or teach with the best practices and fulfilling international standards (CELTA teachers should comply with their training, don’t […]

Motivation

Exploiting student’s curiosity

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One of the things I regret from my CELTA training was the vision one of my trainers had about how a teacher interacts or not with their students. Sadly, she stated that a teacher should never make friends with a student, not to mention adding them to social media profiles […]

Opinion

Great teachers

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Ever since I started teaching, I have been thinking of those things that make a teacher good, and the ones that give a value added and make them great. Not that I look forward to being one by pushing myself to it, but then again, I would like to make […]

Opinion

My first TOEFL group

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Even though I took my first steps on teaching independently with TOEFL-IELTS training, I did it with individual classes on a one-to-one basis. I had never had the chance to work with a group other than General English courses, so having the opportunity to start training and preparing a group […]

Opinion

Growing up

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Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube Growing up Published by ANDY on 30/09/2013 Not so long ago I started teaching individual TOEFL-IELTS lessons for teenagers who were looking forward to apply for international scholarships in American universities and by doing so, I started a long satisfying journey I never imagined could become the […]

Motivation

The closer the better

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During the time I have been an ESL teacher, I have developed close bonding not only with my students but also with their parents since I have always been oriented to giving an excellent customer service. For me, students and their parents are one unique entity, the firsts because they […]