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Month: June 2015

'Living and succeeding as a NNS freelance teacher in Berlin' by Katerina Lanickova

When I was asked to say a few words about my experience as a NNEST (Non-Native English Speaking Teacher), I was thrilled. So far I’d mostly been talking to my friends and family who are not in the ELT industry and while they’re amazing listeners it does make a difference to be able to speak …

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'The strengths of Non-Native English Speaking Teachers' an infographic by Adam Simpson

This infographic presents the strengths most Non-Native English Speaking Teachers (NNESTs) have. It has been prepared by Adam Simpson (see Adam’s bio at the bottom of the page) with invaluable help from Michael Griffin (see his post “Equity without myths or stereotypes” here), Eszter Hajdics (her talk on NNEST strengths can be viewed here), Chio Rojas and Peter Lahiff, …

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'Drive for Quality Education of English in Japan' by Nicky Sekino

Hello. My name is Nicky Sekino. I think you notice that my name consists of an English first name and a Japanese last name. You may think that I am from an English-speaking country with a Japanese ancestry. The fact is I am not from an English-speaking country but from Japan and with no foreign …

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'ELT hiring policies in Spain: learning Spanish ways the hard way' by Agnieszka Kruszyńska

I arrived in Málaga, Spain on the 3rd October 2011. Not a perfect time for job hunting, therefore I was over the moon when, just two days later, I got hired in one of  local language schools. As a matter of fact, we had a teacher scheduled for this academic year, but she just disappeared. …

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