But you do.
by Kevin Burns
I had a Japanese lesson recently and the teacher was good but he smelled. I could stand 90 minutes with him once, but I wasn`t about to have another lesson with him.
I chose another teacher.
Teaching English to Japanese has so many facets that we sometimes forget the most basic ones. Before you teach, brush your teeth. Eating a lot of garlic is probably not the nicest thing you can do for your students either.
Take a shower. Before you go into that classroom, you should be clean. Most of your students are, and they expect the same from you.
If you have to teach a lot of children`s classes, you may want to take some deodorant with you to freshen up after a few classes.
You don`t want to drive away students because you smell unpleasant. I think is often overlooked by teachers unfortunately. It is such a simple thing to rectify too.
About the Author
Kevin Burns is an entrepreneur living in Japan. He and his wife own Kevin`s English Schools http://www.eikaiwa1.com Merry Lue`s General Store http://www.import-food-japan.com and Travel Central Japan http://www.travel-central-japan.com