Warm Greeting from Gent University, Belgium!

Hi everyone! I am an MA student at Gent University which is situated in the beautiful city of Ghent. Well, what am I studying? The program I am following is actually for those who love both English Literature and Linguistics; however who are more prone to studying Literature. In other words, for those who love…

EFL Activities (1)

GRAMMAR CASINO Grammar Casino is a game you can modify for each and every class, student level and grammar topic. First you divide the students into 5 groups. You assign one sentence to each group. Let’s say our topic is wh- questions with ‘do/does.’ You assign as following: Group 1 = How – (+) (Affirmative)-she…

How to Graduate from METU FLE in 3 Years

by Merjen Yomudova, METU FLE 2013 Graduating from undergraduate program of English Language Teaching is not impossible or out of the question as far as you desire it so much. Namely, I mean you should insist on your destination and you need some people around you who support and believe in you. From my firstyear,…

Teaching at a State School

by Bahar Acer / FLE 2013 Working at a state school is a valuable experience. It has some difficulties, but at the same time it has some positive and enjoyable sides. The school may not have the equipment that you need or want to use while teaching English. Therefore you can have some difficulties and…

One Year as an Instructor at a Foundation University

by Saniye Demirtaş Hi everyone, I’m Saniye from University of Turkish Aeronautical Association (Turk Hava Kurumu Universitesi) and I would like to share my experiences from the first day of my application for this university to the very last day of my one-year teaching experience, which has been really fast. As it is told, time…

Working as a State School Teacher in Karaman

by Özge Yücel, FLE 2013 Hi everyone! I have been teaching as a state school teacher in Ermenek, Karaman since September, 2013. I will share my experiences and feelings about working in a remote town as a graduate of METU. So many thanks to Dear Yasemin Hoca for giving me such a chance. I am about…

Being a State School Teacher as a METU Graduate

by Fatih Gün / FLE 2013 I am an 8 month old teacher at a state school in Caglayancerit / K. Maras, I love this small city very much not because it has many facilities (actually there is almost nothing-a place bigger than a village smaller than a city-anyway let’s say a city) but because…