Students from different native languages have certain difficulties with pronunciation. For example Spanish speakers have difficulty with the different between /v/ & /b/ and many students from some Asiatic countries find /r/ difficult to say. To help practice these sounds, here are some tongue twisters you could teach them. Peter Piper picked a peck of […]
TEFL Teaching Tips
Starting out in TEFL can be a daunting experience, but it doesn’t have to be! We’ve compiled a range of teaching tips and resources recommended by our TEFL Org tutors so you can be confident going into your next English language lesson.
Many ESL teachers take on private classes and teach English one-to-one. It can be a lucrative form of work; with flexibility and independence and a variation from teaching English in a school. Why teach English privately? Working in an educational institution, for whatever reason, may not be for you. Often you have to sign up […]
We have asked our online and classroom course tutors for their tips and advice for all those newly qualified TEFL Org graduates heading into the EFL classroom for the first time. Our tutors have been teaching English here in the UK and abroad for decades and understand the pitfalls newly qualified teachers face. Check out […]
“Do I have what it takes to become a TEFL teacher?” – a common question we hear from prospective TEFL Org students. There are many different traits among TEFL teachers but you will keep seeing these ten crop up again and again.
9 July 2013 Want to see and explore some of the world? A TEFL certificate is a great way to enable yourself to earn money on your adventures. If you are completely new to teaching, the 120-hour certificate will give you all the training you need to step into a classroom in a foreign land. The course is […]
27 June 2013 With a TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) certificate, the world is your oyster! A TEFL certificate gives you the opportunity to travel to some fantastic and exotic locations and completely immerse yourself in local life. A highly accredited certificate like the ones provided by TEFL Org are recognised all over the world and all you need to complete […]
29 June 2012 After you have completed your accredited TEFL course you may already have a TEFL job lined up. Along with all the excitement you are undoubtedly going to encounter some nerves. With at least 120 hours of TEFL training you are already set up for success however here are definitely a few extra things you can do to […]
8 June 2012 1) Not doing your research Make sure you know what kind of place you will be working in. Is it a public school or private academy? How long are your hours? What age groups are you teaching? Are you the only foreign teacher? What kinds of resources are available? 2) Not planning […]
10 May 2012 One of the most important aspects of TEFL teaching lies in rigorous planning. Lesson preparation is key and you’ll learn all about this during your TEFL Org teacher training course. The foundation of any successful lesson plan is identifying desirable outcomes and putting into place activities and tasks that help the student grasp a particular […]
Every day in education is filled with new challenges. Similarly, everyone has their own methods for becoming a better teacher. The following tips are the result of talking to teachers and finding out how they succeed in education. 1. Be organised A well-organised classroom is essential – but what happens in the classroom is only […]