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.
As you may have guessed from my previous posts, I really love playing games with my classes! Especially if they’ve … More
This is more advanced knowledge for your higher level students. Great for making writing more formal and easy to learn … More
Teaching English as a foreign language is a great job, since starting out on this career path, I haven’t had … More
Get your students to practice their topical vocabulary with this fun and engaging classroom game!
Direct methods, such as Callan, are sold as a fun and engaging way to learn English. There are schools all over the world that are dedicated to Callan or other, similar methods. But it is as effective as some people say?
Your job as a TEFL teacher is to help your learners advance in English, be it for an exam or simply to improve their skills in the language. Be wary of anything that could inhibit their progress or damage your professionalism.
Persuasion is sometimes called an art, the idea of convincing the reader to agree with the speaker or writer. It’s … More