$trictly 4 my T.E.A.C.H.E.R.Z. was created with the idea of making a different kind of English teaching blog. One that presents quality materials but with a little extra added flavor. With a little swag, if I may say so. Hence the blinged-out banner at the top of the page.
Traditionally people moved from Poland to England, however I've always liked to do things differently. Find out here what a young, ex-Tesco manager, failed poet and one time potential spy, gets up to when he decides to find adventure in Eastern Europe.
I'm a newbie so this blog will appeal to other TEFL newbies or people contemplating the jump
Here are some regrettably true stories from the dark underbelly of English teaching, as experienced by English Teacher X over his eight-year career. The names have all been changed to protect the innocent. Although few of the people mentioned are innocent by any definition whatsoever.
I blog about English teaching in Japan with an emphasis on teacher training. Quite often, though, I will blog about anything that comes to mind. I am really not as serious a guy as I appear. Class blogging sites and students' blogs will also be linked here.
The TEFL Graveyard is a place to kick back and relax with a can of Special Brew (optional) and reflect on the often deeply peculiar underworld of Teaching English as a Foreign Language. It is a space crammed with unfulfilled dreams of liberation, wistful recollections of petty glories, interspersed with many a frankly odd episode.