MENTORING & COACHING

Are you wondering what is the difference between mentoring and coaching?

Why would

YOU

need it?

Well, read further and you will know.

MISLEADING? Not anymore!

These two terms can be really confusing and many people interchange them or use them as equivalents. However, based on academic literature it is obvious that they mean something different. If you want to know more, just keep reading. You can contact me if there is something you need to explain or discuss.

MENTORING

WHO IS A MENTOR?

a person who listens, helps, advises & is nonjudgemental

a critical friend who suggests ideas to somebody else at the same level (a teacher) 

a co-enquirer - somebody who is equal, looks at problems with you together

WHY IS A MENTOR IMPORTANT OR NEEDED?

WHAT MAKES A GOOD MENTOR?

the same field of interest

being a good listener

empathy

open-mindedness

responsiveness to your real needs

enthusiasm

WHO MAY NEED A MENTOR'S HELP? 

teachers/tutors

students/learners

COACHING

WHO IS A COACH?

A language trainer who pushes language students to meet their aims.

A trainer who provides support and strength on the way.

WHY IS A COACH NEEDED?

It is the same like in sports. Sports(wo)men need a trainer/coach who pushes them, leads them to fulfils their dreams and supports them when they lack strength or loose enthusiasm as well as motivation.

A GOOD COACH IS ?

  • determined to help and lead

  • excellent with deadlines

  • supportive and open-minded 

  • able to set reachable targets

  • thorough & strict

  • inspiring and motivating

WHO NEEDS A COACH? 

People may need a language coach for different reasons. Usually the students who cannot motivate themselves, cannot bring themselves to self-studying. They cannot set right aims and learning habits. Their initial enthisuasm fades away quickly or they don't see their progress.

SESSIONS &FEES

If you are interested  in either mentoring or coaching, let me know. It all starts with a 15-minute call on Skype - FOR FREE. 

A quick, free chat to see if we can work together and explore how I might be able to help.

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