Teaching English is Just a Funny Old Game (of football)

Teaching English

By Paul Finnerty
So, I’m an English teacher. I have been for seven years now.

I also happen to be an absolute fanatic of football. Since for as long as I can remember, I have played, watched, talked and breathed football. So why not consider my job as a game of football?

Having sat down and thought about it, I’ve basically figured out that English language learning and football are two parallel dimensions where people’s roles transcend both worlds.

For a start, EFL also stands for English Football League . . .

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