The Best Online TEFL Platforms

The TEFL industry is steadily expanding into a high tech and modern one. Due to this, TEFL teachers are using a huge variety of platforms on which to conduct their lessons and courses. From Skype to Google, have a look at the pros and cons of each program to decide which is the most effective,…

Tongue Twisters [Teaching Tip]

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…

Homestay TEFL

Fancy the sound of doing TEFL, but trawling across the other side of the world isn’t your cup of tea? Then perhaps Homestay TEFL is right for you. What is it? Like it sounds, Homestay TEFL is teaching English as a foreign language within your own household. As a tutor, you give your students accommodation…

Teaching English in Scandinavia

Scandinavia is an often overlooked destination on the TEFL itinerary, yet there are plenty of rewards the ambitious TEFL teacher can reap in this region. Scandinavia tops nearly every index for gender equality, standard of living, health benefits and economic and political stability. Dramatic landscapes make these Northern European countries some of the most beautiful…

EPIK programme

What is EPIK?

What is EPIK? Where in South Korea can you be placed? Types of EPIK schools Age of learners When to apply Pay scale Benefits Requirements for EPIK EPIK application process What is EPIK? EPIK (English Programme in Korea) are affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education and their aim is to improve the English-speaking abilities…

Travel apps for TEFL teachers

Useful travel apps for TEFL teachers

A great app is able to solve a problem or make your life easier. Useful travel apps can make your life teaching English abroad an absolute breeze; you’ll wonder how people ever survived before the Smartphone! Here are our favourites: DuoLingo  Problem: You can’t speak a foreign language. Solution: Designed like a game, this app…