Heaven, Hell and EFL – Summer School Confessions

Teachers make a difference. They changed my life . Without them, I would not be me. Beasley Green is going to make a difference in a lot of lives. Give him a round of applause.

Beasley Green

First of all let me start off by saying that despite the significant shortcomings I will highlight here, there was much to enjoy during this summer school ‘experience’. This was mainly due to the infectious enthusiasm of the young post-graduates who were responsible for activities, but also largely due to the fact that, at between £600 and £800 per-week per-head, we were dealing with predominantly sweet, civilised, respectful and polite adolescents and teenagers from wealthy European, South America and Saudi Arabian families, rather than the borderline, psychopathic, lunatics that inhabit a lot of British secondary schools. If you want to reclaim the self-esteem and respect that all teachers deserve from students, spend a summer working at a language school – just don’t expect much from the employers, you are business collateral – and it’s a lucrative business!

I already had an EFL qualification that I’d gained years before taking my…

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  1. Congratulations, Beasley. You’re going to impact some young lives in positive ways that will amaze you. Wish we could clone you.

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