Being a Language Learner Again – Part II

It has been a month into my Chinese classes. I have made some (little) progress. Moreover, from the teacher’s perspective, the classes have made me realize so much about language learning that I guess it’s time for another post. Nodding. If you’re a language teacher, beware of it. Don’t trust it. I, for example, nod …

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Courses without Coursebooks

There seems to have been so many discussions on Twitter about the (non) use of coursebooks in EFL courses as well as a great deal of consensus why not to use them that I have nearly forgotten that my own environment (Prague, Czech Republic) is different. Many of my fellow teachers, who are also my …

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