You're only human and so are your students. They want to know that you are 'normal' too so it's important to apologise for any mishaps, however small they are
Luckily for me, being organised is not a new year's resolution as my dad passed on his organisation skills when I was young and it's always stuck. If I'm not organised I can't function, so I thought I'd share a few 'back to work' tips for staying on top of things. I hope they help!
I'd like to branch out (IELTS again, CPE) and explore some new textbooks, different games and try and 'test' my students in more effective ways. The majority of my students will be taking exams (B2-C2) this year and I want to ensure that I can help them to be as prepared as possible.
When COVID sent us into lockdown I ended up working 12-16 hours a day and Chinese just got brushed aside. However, now and then I still spent an hour or so practising some new words and phrases. I've picked up some Arabic and Spanish...