You’d think that sitting around talking would be the easiest thing in the world, but it’s not. Whether you’re teaching adults, teenagers, or little kids, there will come a time when you’ll wonder where your life went wrong.
The one-on-one tween:
This kid is failing English at school and his parents are punishing him with private tutoring once a week. The parents are lovely people who paid the course fee without complaint, and everyone wants to see the kid’s grades improve. Except the kid. He doesn’t give two flicks about English or you or your brilliant activities. He won’t open his mouth to save his life. Continue reading