"The learner should not be seen as the object of the verb to teach, but the subject of the verb to learn." #ANewAtoZofELT
Nice site for listening practice: TED talks ranked according to difficulty (speed, length, lexis etc): lingorank.com/talks/ Check it out.
"Grammar-teaching is the resort of the teacher who does not really know the language which he is teaching." M. West 1955 #1966andallthat