This book is intended as a guide for those of you who are new to teaching English. Itwill be a great resource to you as you begin your teaching career. It will help you inmost of the situations you will encounter in your first two years of teaching.In Chapters 1 and 2, I will present the key aspects of teaching and explain some termsthat will be used throughout the book. Subsequent chapters will cover some of thesepoints in greater detail. You can read this book in any order that suits you; you canread it from cover to cover; you can dip into it as and when necessary; you can decideto just read the chapters that are of interest or relevance to you. However, I advise allreaders to start with a complete reading of Chapters 1 and 2.All books mentioned throughout this e-book are listed at the end, under References,along with details of author and publisher.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Lucy Pollard has worked as a teacher, teacher trainer, writer, TEFL consultant andDirector of Studies for over 18 years. Her experience is varied: she has taught generalEnglish, English for specific purposes and English for academic purposes to adults.She has also taught teenagers and young children. She has the UCLES Diploma inTEFL, the Certificate in TEFL from the University of London, a Bachelor’s degree inPsychology and the Diploma in Life Coaching.
She is passionate about teaching and learning and has shared her knowledge withstudents, teachers and colleagues for many years.
The author would like to thank the following people for their help in the production of this book:
Ann HarrisonMaggie James
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