There is no secret that the coursebook for any A Level is not enough. I don’t know about other courses, but English Language the mark scheme clearly states that to achieve a high mark the students need to include material from their wider study. It won’t be a big deal if not for the vast… Read More Great [extra] books for A level English course
I’ve been teaching A-Level English Language (CIE edition) for three years and it is definitely my subject of choice. Certainly, I have a bit of bias: the content overlaps nicely with my degree and includes exactly the aspects of linguistics I was most curious about. Also, I should be clear that this whole text is… Read More 5 reasons A-Level English (9093) is my favourite course
Some common points for the teachers who just started or are already really deep into schoolwork and need a moment to slow down and consider what they do automatically. ✔️ Do not touch the students whether they are of the same or different gender. Respect their personal boundaries and do not let them cross your… Read More Teacher’s Etiquette 101
There is no such thing as work experience which was just a waste of time and has not taught something important. All those little bits and pieces come together and form our personality at work, attitudes and decisions taken. This post is going to be pretty personal: I want to outline, first of all for… Read More Work experience never hurts
This year has been a long rough patch which seems to have the sole purpose: teaching me the wisdom of distinguishing between what I can and cannot change. These months there have been too many situations when I was deeply emotionally involved yet could not change anything. When it comes to what I can change,… Read More What’s new?
Step one: Start with yourself Step one has, actually, not much to do with learning or lessons, but it is the most important. Before you want your brain to respond well to the information flow, you need to take care of yourself well = cover the basic needs. You should not go to a class… Read More Being a better student