I had worked as an ESL instructor for many years, before I took my ITTT course. My instructor was very patient with me, but I did not agree with his suggestions.
Teaching by using the communicative system was completely new to me, and I fought a lot against it. I only believed in using lots of grammar in my lessons. My instructor was critical of my system, and he made me feel terrible. I only believed in my own way.
Time has proven me wrong. Eventually, I learned to understand the communicative system which has allowed me to develop my teaching skills not only in Spain, but also in Madagascar. Communicative system works better for those without grammar background in their mother tongue.
The program opened new opportunities in my profession, and I made some life time friends while living in beautiful Prague.
Thanks, ITT Prague, John. I have