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Diary of a newbie English teacher part six: to language school or not to language school?

Written on Thursday, 19th November  For some reason, I’ve now found some new energy and enthusiasm for blogging and, en route to a new company class this afternoon, I had an idea for a new post which might be helpful … Continue reading

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#BlogChallenge: What did you teach today?

I first caught wind of this blog challenge on Hana Tichá’s blog, where she wrote a post in response to Anthony Smith’s original idea, the ‘blurb’ for which I quote below: Have you ever wanted to observe the class of … Continue reading

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8 further things I learnt during my first proper ELT job

First of all, I can promise I won’t write this sort of post until the end of time, going up to ‘things I’ve learnt during my nineteenth week as an English language teacher!’ ! It just so happens that, since … Continue reading

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First week teaching post-CELTA: 9 things I have learnt

I promise that my post about my fourth and final week of my CELTA is very nearly finished, but in advance of that, I thought I’d write a quick summary of my first week teaching – although it was a … Continue reading

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#firsttimeteaching – and #myfirstblogchallenge!

‘First time teaching’ was a blog challenge I first noticed on Joanna Malefaki’s blog – for once, it wasn’t her setting these brilliant blog challenges, but her acquaintance Theodora Papapanagiotou. I noticed Joanna’s post for this challenge on Saturday 9th May, one day … Continue reading

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