17790Re: [dogme] Re: Dogme Business English ebook
- Jul 2, 2014Phil,Your dream of champagne at the reception desk and an orchestra playing light classical music in the background is surely idealised suggestopedia.DennisOn 3 July 2014 08:00, rob hainesrm@... [dogme] <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:Understood, Phil. I think I was being naive.Rob
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Thanks. Yes, it is good for teens or language school students I have found but directors seem to want V.I.P treatment and screaming kids running round is not ideal. The boss interrupting for a chat in the L1 too. As a result, a few refused to go to the school. I am of the opinion that 'the customer is king' in those circumstances. If a CEO wants lessons in his office and it is nearby, fine. I do, however, really like teaching in a school and the idea of 'getting away' from work for an hour is a benefit for most.The interruptions are hard though as people get lots of calls. Some even have 2 phones. There are texts, online messages, emails.... so it is distracting. I really appreciate the majority though who turn off their phone and say they dedicate 90 minutes to the course. I am always fearful when they reconnect though. If their company goes bust, I hope it's not my fault.Of course, my own V.I.P school would have champagne and waiters in the reception and a classical orchestra playing light music before sessions ;)Phil--
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