thinking about language teaching


teaching beliefs

Because it’s there! Coursebook Grammar.

Here are two quotes I found while looking through an old notebook: "I do it because I feel like if they've made a big deal of it, it must be important.""You never find mixed conditionals in First Certificate. It's just... Continue Reading →

The Ideology Gap

As teachers, we all have a good idea of what we should be doing when we walk into the classroom.  We have been trained, mostly in fairly similar ways to each other, we are aware of pedagogical theories and philosophies... Continue Reading →

Teaching beliefs & Teaching Style

Go on then - what do you truly believe when it comes down to it?  It's quite a difficult question - and it can make a great lesson when you ask your class to challenge each others' beliefs (see lesson... Continue Reading →

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