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TEFL Students Around the World

We’ve previously asked the question: what does a typical EFL teacher look like and what we found was that there is no such thing as a typical profile.  EFL teachers are different ages, come from different backgrounds and have different motivations when the enrol on a TEFL course.  They all have one thing in common though…

Why TEFL on your Gap Year?

There are many reasons why people take a gap year before going off to university. Whether it’s to travel and experience new cultures, save money, increase confidence, gain work experience, learn a new language or skill, or even take the time to work out if university is the right fit. The great thing about TEFL…

Guide To Teaching Young Learners

There’s nothing more satisfying in teaching than witnessing the growth and development of your students’ skills and confidence. When your students are children, or young teens, and their whole lives are ahead of them, your job feels truly fulfilling. It’s no wonder teaching young learners is such a popular choice among EFL teachers. Why Teach Young People?…

Can Couples TEFL?

Solo travel is an experience like no other that should be tried at least once in a lifetime. Nevertheless, such an undertaking can seem daunting, especially if you plan to be away for any period of time. That’s why traveling with a friend/partner/S.O. is also a good idea – it removes a lot of the stress…

TEFL in Spain

Homesickness and TEFL

Perhaps the most common problem most teachers experience whilst living abroad is homesickness. The bane of all travellers, homesickness can really put you down; so much so that many teachers may quit their job and head home after a month or two. If you’re suffering from this or are worried that you might, take a quick…

5 Skills Needed to be a TEFL Teacher

Every day, more and more people fly out to the country of their dreams to live and teach English as a foreign language. As teacher, it must be your priority to ensure your students receive the best education possible. Whilst the TEFL industry grows and grows, the standards that schools expect from their teachers rise.…