Which English do you want to speak? There isn't one, but several Englishes that people all over the world use to communicate. Of all the different styles of English spoken in the world, American Engl...
Have you ever taught a class of ESL/EFL students who worship their dictionaries? Or had one of those days when the beeping sound of an electronic dictionary steals classroom attention for that one cru...
If there is one common thread interwoven throughout all European cultures, it must be soccer, right? Perhaps in popular theory. But the conventional wisdom now hangs in the balance as the quest for ...
Yes, really! It works something like this. My client works for a business in Japan - in fact he's Japanese, in his thirties, and being groomed for the next level of management. Trouble is, this new ...
One of a 'toolbox' of teaching techniques that I use with my overseas students in my role as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is our local paper! When you consider this, remember tha...
The value of getting your student or students out of the confines of the classroom cannot be underestimated. Trips and visits not only improve the student teacher relationship, but they are brilliant...
The demand for English teachers around the world today is very high, as English continues to be the preferred language in many areas of life, from study and work to entertainment and travel. For th...
So you've done it! The TEFL course is finished, the certificate is in your hand, and you're ready to get out there and put into practice what you've learnt: It's time to start looking for that firs...
TEFL and baking - a fine mix! One of the things we like to do for our students, who stay with us for total immersion in the English Language (the best way to learn), is bake our own bread. There's an...
TEFL Visits - London numbers Although we live outside London, it's still a major tool in our Teaching English as a Second Language toolbox. Going there is a treat - going home at the end of a long da...