This is the second part of my review. In the first one, I shortly described what this cause was about and what I liked about it. This post is for ‘the other side of the coin’. The course brought a… Read More »Language Coaching Course Review – P.2. What Left Me in Doubts and How I Changed my Teaching Style
An English teacher on a journey to explore other things in the world.
Intro In January (this year) I was looking how to restructure my teaching practice and stumbled upon the idea of language coaching. Soon I found three books and one course available on the topic. The course was with a generous… Read More »Language Coaching Course Review – P.1. Basic info and What I Liked
Here’s the second part of the update on the past year since July 2020, on my learning experiences. The first was about my teaching. As I said in my previous post, there are several things that I’m trying to learn.… Read More »Update since July 2020. Part 2. Learning
It’s been a while since I last posted anything here. After My Teaching Journey, which was notoriously difficult to write, I toyed with several drafts, but they are still as they were – unfinished. And never mind that I haven’t… Read More »Update since July 2020. Part 1. Teaching (and Coaching)
The magic of communication face-to-face I started teaching online a couple of years ago, and, I must admit, I was quite apprehensive to give it a try. When you teach in a classroom, and especially groups, there is a certain… Read More »Learning English Online – How Effective and Who for?
We’ve just had our first Spanish lesson with Tanya, and it was so much fun! The mere fact that we tried it, understood each other, used a lot of language and had a laugh was a great motivation to go… Read More »Learning Spanish – Speaking practice for the first time
My favourite approach is to take a book of an established publishing house (like Oxford, Cambridge or Pearson) appropriate for the level of the student and his/her goals and interests (as there is a great variety of coursebooks). We then… Read More »Why Go with English Coursebooks