Author Archives: Hada Litim

About Hada Litim

@HadaLitim EFL teaching | Teacher Training | CELTA Tutor | Affective language learning | Mentoring | Tefl Equity Advocate | European nomad in the Middle East | Gourmet

Yes to assess but how?

Should we assess people differently based on the way they react to testing and evaluations? Continue reading

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Teacher trainers’ challenges and issues

An #ELTchat summary I’ve just found out that I’d been accepted to complete the Cambridge Tutor in Training this July. Needless to say it was good news. However, the happy event brought along mixed feelings I’ve yet to tame. Eagerness … Continue reading

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7 things I do to improve my students’ classroom experience

Earlier on in our careers as EFL teachers, there’s a lot of focus on how to plan a ‘successful’ lesson based on the material we use, how we stage it, pitching the lesson right, what approach is best and so … Continue reading

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Imagining teaching as a prestigious profession?

Originally posted on Thinking Change:
? ? The tragedy of MH17 shook me up quite a bit – both as a civilian person who reads about conflict without having to live in it, and also as a Malaysian in Europe.…

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Make the first day count!

The exchange that happens during the initial two hours of every course is what sparks the light that shapes our mutual experience together. Continue reading

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Does teaching style influence the outcome of a lesson? An #ELTchat summary (03/12/2014)

‘…But I was still puzzled; rapport and interesting could both be related to teaching style so, my next question was, ‘Should the teacher’s style match the students’ learning styles?’ Continue reading

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This is it.

It didn’t happen easily but it looks like it’s finally happened. I’ve mustered all the courage it takes to put myself out there. I have to thank Marisa and Micaela for giving me that last gentle prod. Thank you both. Since … Continue reading

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