The teacher creates a classroom climate conducive to language learning and provides opportunities for learners to use and practice the language and to reflect on language use and language learning (Richards 2006: 23).
"The teacher must be resourceful. Able to create or adopt learning material to ensure that learning activities fulfil a communicative purpose and meet learners’ needs.
The teacher is a co-learner, willing to try out different things. It is not about knowing a formula but rather knowing effective methods"