English Teacher in Bekasi, Mr Niko
English Today : What is your educational background?
Mr Niko : Bachelor degree: Faculty of Communication (Marketing Communication)
English Today : What skills do you have?
Mr Niko : English, computer, cooking skills.
English Today : Why do you choose teaching English as your career?
Mr Niko : Because teacher is the foundation for the children of the nation’s future and also to improve the students’ English skills.
English Today : How long have you been teaching?
Mr Niko : Approximately 15 years.
English Today : What do you like most in teaching and giving training?
Mr Niko : Giving fun activities, so the students can learn collaboratively, communicatively and effectively.
English Today : What are the three ways to be successful in learning English?
Mr Niko : Often practising, listening and reading to get the new vocabulary.
English Today : What do you find challenging in teaching and how do you overcome it?
Mr Niko : When the students communicate using Bahasa Indonesia. I can overcome it by making rules that it is not allowed to use Bahasa Indonesia in the class and I always drill them.
English Today : You have ever taught at English First, one of the biggest course places in Indonesia. What makes you left that job and joined English Today?
Mr Niko : I want a job that has time flexibility, bigger challenges and also a room to improve my potential. Therefore, English Today is the right provider for me.