Instructions that work classroom managment classroom practice elt giving instructions Oct 22, 2021

By James Jenkin

The biggest headache for teachers is when students don’t understand instructions. Running around a class of fifty, clarifying what to do, is not fun.

The first step is to take instructing seriously. Clear instructions are the only way to ensure the class runs smoothly, and...

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Your first lesson with new students classroom managment elt first lesson lesson planning Oct 22, 2021

By James Jenkin

There are teachers who, even after many years in the classroom, still experience nerves before a new class. It’s the fate of a great teacher, because they care if a lesson works or not.

So how can we make our first class a success?

What do learners want?

It’s worth...

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