Do not burden Learners with busywork 6 Are passionate/ enthusiastic about teaching 7 2 Are patient/ tolerant/ sympathetic 8 3 Encourage & Reward all learners 9 9 Are calm and relaxed 10 Create an atmosphere of goodwill 11 Respect learners and their ideas 12 Can manage a class very efficiently 13 4 Do not dominate their classes 14 Their lessons have ‘surprises’ 15 Don’t hesitate to improvise 16 Use audiovisual materials confidently 17 Are focused on the learners 18 17 Are calm/ cool/ relaxed/ laid back 19 20 Are creative with materials & techniques
Alexander has been a teacher for 9 years during which he has taught a variety of age groups, from young learners to adults. He obtained his Cambridge CELTA Certificate in 2006 and his Cambridge DELTA Diploma in 2009. He completed both his training course at CELT Athens very successfully and was subsequently given a teaching post on our general and Business English courses. Since 2010, Alexander has also been working as a Course Tutor on all our Cambridge CELTA courses and he is also an item writer for the City & Guilds Exams.
He is one of the blog authors of Teaching & Learning Foreign Languages.
Alexander is an approved CELTA co