Monday, 4 October 2010

Vid: Just got plunged hard and fast into the world of teaching...!

I've never given a lesson before... I've never taught English before, I've never seen the text... I haven't even done public or group speaking except with friends.... 


Well guess what happend - day one? No... within 10 minutes of showing up for work... my boss isn't in... just the receptionists telling me what's on the agenda...


Hello my name is Rich - and I'm an English teacher...

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4 comments:

  1. Welcome to the incomprehensibly disorganised world of Academia and teaching!

    I feel your pain! :D

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  2. On the up side - I think I'll find English teaching very easy after this... and very possibly group speaking... lecturing... and then the sky is the limit.

    Let's see what happens tomorrow.

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  3. lol.
    I'm still smiling when I read these wishing I was there.

    p.s. Love the light reflecting off your head.

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  4. I'm working on that - I think soon I'll have a giant lightblub for a head.

    I just got my second job (probably).

    Have been really feeling the pressure actually. When you teach English at these places, if you give a shit it's all down to you. There is no training, and there's barely even any assement. I could just have these students doing laps of the classroom and no-one would know - and probably not care for at least a few weeks.

    So basically in two weeks time either I'm going to be a shit-hot teacher, or I'm going to have finally decided to combine the absynthe our landlady left in the fridge with super-strength Spanish painkillers and mutate into some sort of Hank Moody/Richard O'bryan combo.

    Probably about 50/50 on those outcomes right now but you know what I'm gunning for baby!

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