Surround yourself by a million Native Speakers every day. Instead of bringing one Native Speaker to you, you go to a place where there are a million of them.
TV, Radio, Newspapers, daily events and routines. Surely you will sound like a native speaker then, right? But here’s a problem that will be followed up later: There just aren’t enough teachers of the language to go around.
And besides, you would like to retain your cultural heritage, and also your language. Take a look at Miami. It becomes obvious that the Native English Speaker Teacher is not a “silver bullet”.
The Native English Speaker Teacher leaves his home country behind. What must this teacher be, know, and do, to be successful outside of his/her home country? Simply being a native speaker will get you nowhere… There must be more, and if you have no clue what makes a good teacher, the result will be what you see in this video, the Miami result…
Teacher of English as a Foreign Language