I’m glad you have popped over to my blog. It was initially created for pure personal revelations in 2011, then stayed neglected for almost two years and was successfully revived in 2013.
I’m an ESL teacher, apparently, and I have been one for 9 years. I have a Specialist degree in TEFL from Moscow City Pedagogical University. I am currently employed as an English language teacher at a private high school in central Tokyo, where I moved in April 2015 to take my career on a new level. I hope I’ll one day do something of value, including writing a book.
As for my teaching career, I’ve managed to try my skill in pretty much every possible way.
• I worked as a school teacher for 2 years, working with both primary and secondary school students.
• I worked for 5 years at Lomonosov Moscow State University teaching General English, ESP and EAP to undergraduate and post-graduate students of Physics. I created a website for English Language Department of Physics faculty.
• I taught General and Business English courses to in-company and private adult students for more than 6 years.
I’m very proud to be an iTDi Associate and a regular blogger for the Blog, together with a wonderful team of educators from all over the globe. Be sure to click the link and explore the website of the International Teacher Development Institute and what it has to offer for you, which is a lot.
I’m an associate blogger for TeachingEnglish website.
I’ve recently started to take part in ELT conferences, presenting and doing workshops. I’m helping develop materials for our faculty. I’m trying my hand at writing and take great pleasure in it (challenge, too).
I hope you’ll be visiting my blog once in a while. If you think it’s good.
Other projects that are fun and that I run:
– #ELTworkplaces – a Tumblr blog where teachers from all corners of the world share pictures of their workplaces, reflect on what’s motivating them
– #FlashmobELT – a Lino board with crowdsourced activities for use in the classroom, on-the-go. It’s a game with rules and rules are right there on the introduction sticky note.
to be continued.