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by chrisc
24 Oct 2011, 10:41
Forum: Grammar & Usage
Topic: ENOUGH confusion
Replies: 1
Views: 4301

ENOUGH confusion

I'm trying to plan a lesson on enough (and other quantifiers). but I've hit a wall, as Swan/ Murphey etc don't seem to refer to the contrast: I don't sleep enough. I don't get enough sleep. In which- am i right?- sleep is in the first sentence a verb and in the second a noun? Probably it's just my b...
by chrisc
01 Oct 2011, 12:20
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Are young learners avoidable??
Replies: 4
Views: 6632

Re: Are young learners avoidable??

Yeah...I'm totally up for teaching young learners etc, but just don't feel very well prepared to do so after the CELTA. I was hoping to get some more experience teaching adults, then take the YL extension course...It's only that I want to be a great teacher, and don't really feel very well equipped ...
by chrisc
30 Sep 2011, 22:30
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Are young learners avoidable??
Replies: 4
Views: 6632

Are young learners avoidable??

I've just passed the CELTA and am a bit disappointed to find that just about every job I have looked at requires teaching young learners! I thought the A in CELTA stood for adults, and I really don't feel prepared to teach a whole load of YL lessons...(Or business English classes, or beginner lesson...
by chrisc
23 Nov 2010, 10:34
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Slight concerns about taking the course...
Replies: 3
Views: 4073

Slight concerns about taking the course...

My concerns are that I have a bit of a Yorkshire accent, particularly the vowel sounds in take and go ...i suppose with practice I could get used to using the dipthongs (they're monothong sounds in Yorkshire). Probably I'm more concerned about my difficulty with the th sound...I don't know if it was...
by chrisc
23 Nov 2010, 10:15
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Plse help me decide what course and where
Replies: 1
Views: 2650

Re: Plse help me decide what course and where

I think Celta has the best rep. Why not do it a foreign country? start the experience of living abroad sooner :)
by chrisc
20 Nov 2010, 08:59
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Is February too late to look for jobs?
Replies: 5
Views: 6559

Re: Is February too late to look for jobs?

Europe. Hungary, Slovakia, Spain, Portugal and Greece probably my preferred locations.
by chrisc
19 Nov 2010, 21:06
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Is February too late to look for jobs?
Replies: 5
Views: 6559

Is February too late to look for jobs?

Hello
I'm going to take the CELTA course, but is it wise to do it in January (my first opportunity) or will jobs be pretty thin on the ground in February, when I'm looking for a job?!