Being a student; being a teacher; classroom management and manner; teaching grammar via a situational presentation; teaching grammar via a text or recording; teaching grammar via "test teach test"; teaching vocabulary; checking understanding of meaning; pronunciation; practice activities; receptive skills - reading; receptive skills - listening; receptive skills - speaking; receptive skills - writing; spoken and written mistakes; correction; lesson planning 1 - aims; lesson planning 2 - writing a lesson plan; lesson planning 3 - anticipating problems/language analysis; lesson planning 4 - what would you do if?; using course books and other materials; testing students; teaching one-to-one; using video; professional awareness and development; career prospects and job hunting; a guide to levels.
David Riddell qualified as an EFL teacher in 1984 and became an approved teacher in 1987. He is currently teaching students of English and training new teachers in London. Since 1994 he has also been Senior Assessor.