Summer Journal 2021

Focus: Getting started in English Language Teaching (ELT)

The Special Supplement in the Summer Journal focuses on getting started in ELT. We hope that the broad range of articles will inspire readers to develop their careers in ELT and to look for ways to enrich their professional aspirations within this field.

Jayne Kyte and Antoinette Breutel-O’Donoghue, Focus Editors

Table of Contents

6. President’s page
7. From the Editor’s desk
8. Call for articles
10. ETAS news: Calling all independent teachers
11. Call for Focus Editors
12. CLASS ACT Drama for listening: Practical ideas for livening up online teaching and learning by Eva Göksel
14. EXPERIENCE  Devendra’s ambition by John Solloway
15. THE INTERVIEW Marjorie Rosenberg in conversation with Eva Göksel
Anita Fahrni in conversation with Barbara Althaus 


20. Introduction to Focus: Getting started in English language teaching (ELT) Antoinette Breutel-O’Donoghue & Jayne Kyte
21. Getting started John Potts
22. CELTA: unexpectedly helpful Jakab Kaufmann
23. Less is more…with DELTA Lorenzo Sclocco
24. Teaching English in Switzerland: never stop learning and doors will open  Patricia Pullin
26. Tips and resources from 20 years of teaching Natasha Costello
28. 10 watercooler tips for a rookie (by a rookie) Chloe Esmonde
30. My 5-year journey to self-employment Rose Travers
32. How strong is your connection? Building connections online with teachers around the worldOlivia Price Bates
34. Becoming a niche teacher entrepreneur Dr. Carol Waites
36. Becoming a teacher at a state high school in Switzerland: how to in 136 easy steps! Jack Trythall
39. Teaching English in the Swiss public school system Heather Lohman
40. Making the transition from teaching to teacher training Neil McCutcheon
42. 10 steps towards getting started as an ELT materials writer John Hughes
44. How volunteering questions your teaching experience Katarzyna Bartoszuk
45. The ghost of teachers past Maria Funes
48. From the Archives • Getting started in English Language Teaching (ELT) 


60. Introduction to resources Hannah McCulloch
66. AFTER CLASS Geoff Tranter

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