Managing Expectations – What To Do If Your Students Think They Are Exam Ready

We all have those students, who are perhaps a little too optimistic about their chances of passing the exam before you think that they’re ready. Sometimes, this positive outlook is a good thing, it means confidence in one’s own abilities, but it can also hinder their progress and put you in a sticky situation.

The Timetable Of An EFL Teacher – What Can You Expect?

When I first started out as a teacher, I was very unsure about the amount of contact hours I should be doing, that is, the hours I was working in class with actual students. I also had no idea how much time I would need to plan and prepare all of said lessons. 

Since then, I like to think I have become quite savvy about the conditions that one should be looking for when thinking about a career in TEFL, and the conditions that you’ll be  likely to actually find. So here’s my take on it.