Advantages for Non-Native English Speakers in the TEFL Classroom
“Are you from the U.S?” It’s a question I usually encounter and one that, as a non-native English speaking teacher (NNEST) I was even scared to answer during my first few years of teaching in Chile. It is not uncommon to see the catchword “native English speaker” in English teaching job offers and class adverts, […]Read More
Supporting New Teachers’ Professional Growth: What Works?
This post was written by Susan Weymouth How does a person become a good language teacher? The task is challenging. As teachers of English, we often work in settings – in schools and communities – that are unfamiliar. Like all teachers, we must consider the individual needs, goals, and interests of our students. Unlike some […]Read More