Hi everyone. I'm Stella and I'm teaching English to kids and adults.When I've first started teaching, my goal was to make learning a more positive experience for people, and enjoy every moment of it. So far so good 🙂
My learning path first started back in 2008 when I was accepted by the Nottingham Trent University ( Bachelor in English). Back then to be accepted, I had to score GCE A, or IELTS 8.5 , 9 because of the nature of my studies. In the University I was mainly learning English and American literature. Graduated in 2011 I wasn't feeling prepared enough to go on teaching so I decided to study a Master's degree in Teaching English as Foreign Language (TEFL). Through my Masters I've learned some basic teaching methodologies and explored areas of teaching English. Meanwhile, I was teaching and putting into practice everything I was learning.
CELTA has been a stepping stone in my teaching career. First, let's see what's a CELTA. As quoted by the Cambridge University 'CELTA is one of the most widely taken qualifications of its kind.Thousands of people each year chose CELTA to open up a whole world of exciting English language teaching opportunities. In this course, you can get the skills, the knowledge and hands-on teaching practice you need to be a successful English language teacher. What do I think about CELTA? I truly think that every teacher around this world should go under a training of this kind. Unfortunately, in my country we are lacking in training. My opinion is that new teachers deserve training that will enable them to walk confidently into their own classroom on their first day ready to teach.
I've also met some wonderful people, who are now teaching around the world. Good luck guys 🙂
As a teacher my next goal is to teach different ages and levels, stay as passionate about learning and teaching as now and never forget the reason why I have started teaching.