This book is packed with practical advice drawn from the author's extensive and successful experience as an English teacher, examiner and teacher trainer. It is accessible and very readable, and may be dipped into for innovative lesson ideas or read from cover to cover as a short, enjoyable course which combines exciting teaching principles in successful practical experience.
In-depth chapters focus on:
Trainee teachers will find support in this cheerful little book and practising English teachers can use it as a self-help guide for improving their skills. Trevor Wright addresses many of the anxieties that English teachers face, offering focused and realistic solutions.
'This is a very good book, written by someone who clearly knows the job of English teaching.' - NATE
'However you see yourself as an English teacher there is something in this compact and intelligent book for you. What Trevor Wright does is to keenly focus on interactive and practical approaches to teaching English and gives superb examples of good practice ... Buy this book, it will be money well spent!' - Ross Cotter, Reviewed on Amazon
'This text offers plenty of detailed, practical advice for managing the learning in the classroom while also tackling the more demanding, bigger issues facing English teachers. It is full of good sense, is thoroughly engaging and inspires one to teach.' - Literacy
1. Shakespeare: Frst Contact 2. Planning: The Third Element 3. Learning to Love Objectives 4. Poetry, Small Texts and Pupil Responses 5. Managing Learning, Managing Classrooms 6. Evaluation 7. The Framework- Key Issues 8. Working with Big Texts 9. Drama 10. Differentiation