I Am An English Teacher

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    Teaching Teenagers

    I teach teenagers in a low socio-economic area of Perth in Western Australia.  I have worked there seven years and I do love my job.  The kids are honest and down-to-earth and they respect you if you treat them like human-beings and can laugh at yourself.  They are...
    Tinky Tinky
    1 Response Nov 9, 2007

    Trying to Streamline

    Ug!  I am banging my head against the wall!  The second semester starts Monday, and I still don't feel comforable with my weekly schedule.  I am trying to manage vocabulary, grammar, and writing in an 8th hour class for sophomores.  Just two weeks before the...
    almostoverwhelmed almostoverwhelmed
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2008

    Teaching Enlgish To Children Abroad...

    Two of my friends from college moved to Europe to teach English...one moved to Spain...one moved to Finland. There was a time when I considered it myself.
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2013

    I am an assistant language teacher in a French

    school teaching English as a language. I also hope to travel town to Britain at some point in the future to teach French at an English school too. I am currently trying my best to become a fully-fledged teacher as hopefully I will gain more respect from my students!
    Wattouat Wattouat
    22-25, F
    May 15, 2014

    A Teacher Needs Your Help!

    Teachers...I would like to invite you to a network I'm building called "Take Control of your Classroom!" I am trying to get teachers, parents, and students involved in making a positive change in the current ed. system.   <a href="...
    BekahLoo BekahLoo
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2009
    mariamyasser mariamyasser
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2014
    joily joily
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2014

    It Is Easy To Teach Badly

    It is easy to teach badly. That is why everyone says they can do it. Experience has told me that many teach because of the pay alone, and for this I cannot forgive them. Recently I have had to listen to a lot of people telling me I have an easy life compared to them. It might...
    AAJames AAJames
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 8, 2013

    The Stare

      It was a chilly afternoon of December. I was waiting for my friend to go to the park. It was our daily routine in winter to spend the afternoon there by relaxing on our favourite bench, enjoying the warm sunlight in the chilly wind. That day, I kept on waiting for...
    Syedsheraz Syedsheraz
    Jun 29, 2009


    I teach a remedial reading course to freshmen in the suburbs of South Carolina. I'm getting so discouraged that my students have no interest in doing any coursework or studying for assessments.
    gravcop gravcop
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2007

    Is it possible? One year overseas

    and away from my home country (South Africa). Time flies when you work abroad. I haven’t seen my family in one year now and I don’t know when I will see them again. Luckily I saw...Read more at English Abroad Asia
    JohanFrylinck4 JohanFrylinck4
    22-25, M
    May 28, 2014
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