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by Julia
07 Jan 2006, 15:03
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Teaching English without speaking your student's language
Replies: 5
Views: 9474

Hi Jeremy and all the others! Thanks a lot for your reply. I've been waiting for someone to react to this post for ages which surprises me since I thought it's a very interesting topic! In fact I don't know what level my students are going to be... if they are beginners it's easy to teach without sp...
by Julia
06 Dec 2005, 19:25
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Europe
Topic: Teaching in France
Replies: 4
Views: 11952

Hi all, I've been living in France (southwest) for 14 months now and I tell you- there are NO jobs here. I've got countless friends with careers in English, years of experience in England who don't have jobs. I know of ONE irish guy who, after handing in a CV three times over the period of 2 years, ...
by Julia
17 Nov 2005, 10:59
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: HELP! non-native EFL teachers?
Replies: 3
Views: 12458

Hi you two, and everybody! I would suggest you just have a look at the job offers posted on several tefl sites such as tefl.com. It states there exactly what they look for and that ranges from CELTA qualified natives to people who simply have a degree in nothing relevant to ESL, but an obvious close...
by Julia
16 Nov 2005, 10:00
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Teaching English without speaking your student's language
Replies: 5
Views: 9474

Teaching English without speaking your student's language

Goodday everybody, I'm off to China in a few months to teach English to Chinese teenagers. My concern is: is it possible to get relevant info across in English if their English level is Pre-/intermediate? Does anybody have experience with this? I've taught Spanish children before, and have occasiona...
by Julia
26 Oct 2005, 10:51
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: where best city to live in china
Replies: 3
Views: 13346

Hi there! I'm going to Beijing in January and am starting to teach at Beida Experimental Appendant School, any of you heard of it before? I'm happy to hear you've been in China for 4 years and that you're loving it, Charlie. Where are you right now? I wonder if I can bombard you with a few more ques...
by Julia
18 Oct 2005, 09:21
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: International English or not
Replies: 15
Views: 16893

yes!

Hi Slava and Co.! I agree with you, specially about what you say of "native speakers" who think they can teach just because they are native speakers. I don't think I could teach German, for instance, just because I'm german. There's a huge lot more to just speaking German. However, this is the fault...
by Julia
20 Sep 2005, 10:56
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Teaching In Beijing, China
Replies: 5
Views: 10588

Hey sushi! So good to hear from you! I found the job through http://www.tefl.com. I'm booking my flight right now. How is life over there? Where are you learning Mandarin? I've been searching on the web and found it hard to find schools. I've been learning it very slowly for about a year but from Ja...
by Julia
18 Sep 2005, 10:43
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Teaching In Beijing, China
Replies: 5
Views: 10588

I know!

yeah I know! Well I guess so... so are you in Shanghai? I'll come to visit you!! I'll be in Beijing because I've got family there and i'd like to spend some time with them... There's more life in Shangai, right? Gee... how's the teaching going?
by Julia
15 Sep 2005, 11:28
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Teaching In Beijing, China
Replies: 5
Views: 10588

Hola sushi-man, I hope you still go on this forum...it's been a month and a half since you posted this! Well, i'm going to Beijing in January and I sort of have a teaching job without having a lot of experience. I'd love to hook up with you and everybody planning on GOING to Beijing or already there...