‘A’ is for accent (2)

I ended my first post on accent by raising the question as to which accent we should use for teaching the pronunciation of English, so I guess that now I have to offer you some sort of answer. Here goes. (Shame on you all, by the way, for not putting anything in the comment box by […]

What teaching is really like

IATEFL colleague Marjorie Rosenberg pointed me in the direction of this post about what we should say when outsiders demonstrate through their insensitive, often ignorant comments that they really don’t have a clue as to what teaching is about: http://www.upworthy.com/12-things-you-should-never-ever-say-to-teachers?g=2&c=reccon1 Weber’s 12-point defense of our jobs has reminded me of an article I came across 10 […]