Teacher

When I was a student…

The Adicts - Bad Boy picture disc

I’m very happy of the education I received, at least in many aspects. However; I must say there are other things I would have changed now that I’ve become a teacher. But above all, I was a very good student with the heart of a criminal.

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Teenagers

English: teenage boy with sunglasses

English: teenage boy with sunglasses (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When it comes to teaching, teaching teenagers is the most difficult task in many occasions. Are you a teenager? Do you have teenage children? Were you a troubled child during your teenage years?

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I will try

English: Angry woman.

 

Some of my students really understand what I tell them to do, and they really understand what was wrong and the benefits they would get if they did things differently, and they promise me they would try… and I get very angry! (more…)

Teachers cannot teach!

Víðgelmir cave expeditioners walking on top of...

Víðgelmir cave expeditioners walking on top of a “pipe” formed by lava-skin that rolled half molten down the walls when the flow receded. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

You know I like to take part into the weekly DP Challenge, even though I don’t follow-up each and every week as I sometimes skip some of them. But this week’s about my profession so I think I should say something here. (more…)

Listen to me!

Cambridge

Cambridge (Photo credit: Anton Ruiter)

I had the opportunity to attempt another Cambridge seminar, two in a row! Teachers are not used to working on Saturday mornings! But it was very interesting, so I don’t regret having been there at all, and it’s always interesting when teachers are told what and how to work! We focused on listening this time.

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Attitude! 5 ways to fail

Attitude (EP)

Attitude (EP) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Attitude is really important in many different circumstances. Babies can understand other people’s inner feelings at a very young age by reading their facial expressions, and they’d interpret a friendly attitude. But attitude also implies our own feelings and achievements, and unless we have the right attitude, we won’t succeed! (more…)

The Cambridge Experience 2014

DSC_0054It’s been a busy weekend, but quite interesting. The most interesting thing has been the Cambridge Experience in Seville, where all language teachers of the area gather tho share our experiences and to brand new ideas about language learning.

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