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Teaching English

By Dr Kirtima Upadhyay
[ Assistant Professor | SGRR Degree College ]




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Teaching English
Dr Kirtima Upadhyay
Assistant Professor | SGRR Degree College
[ 21 years & 10 months Experience ]
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What is Teaching English?


Teaching English is a great Career option. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Teaching English, while one should first understand What is a Career in Teaching English. The internet is a great source of information on Teaching English, but it is second best to learning about the same from a real professional.

Dr Kirtima Upadhyay has 21 years & 10 months of professional experience in Teaching English. Dr Kirtima Upadhyay describes Teaching English as:

Teaching English refers to teaching the English language and/or literature to students at school or college level. Teaching English can occur either within the state school, private educational institutions or at home, supervised by a personal English tutor.





How Dr Kirtima Upadhyay got into Teaching English?


After my Bachelors and Masters in English and Psychology, I completed my Masters in Education from DWT College and Ph D from DAV College. Post that, I took up teaching as a career. I have been teaching for over 20 years and I am working as an Assistant Profession at SGRR Degree College, Dehradun.





Dr Kirtima Upadhyay's Talk on Teaching English



Starts with what is:
     1) Teaching English  

Next, it covers Education. In this Talk Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Teaching English, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Teaching English. It discusses following headings for Education in Teaching English:
     2) English Literature  
     3) Psychology  
     4) Communication Theory  
     5) Personality Development  

Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Anyone aspiring for Teaching English needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success. It defines Skills in terms of following items for Teaching English:
     6) Expressiveness  
     7) Imagination  
     8) Training  
     9) Reading, Writing & Speaking  
     10) Patience  
     11) Anger Management  
     12) Handling Different Minds  

Teaching English has an interesting list of Positives. This Talk defines Positives in terms of following items for Teaching English:
     13) Personality Growth & Confidence  
     14) Self Expression  
     15) Interacting with New People  
     16) Job Prospects  

There are a few Challenges in Teaching English which one needs to be cognizant of:
     17) Mother Tongue Influence  
     18) Confusion  
     19) Disinterested Students  
     20) Weak Foundation  
     21) Following Lesson Plans  

In the final section of the Talk, Dr Kirtima Upadhyay talks about How a day goes in a Career in:
     22) Teaching History  




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