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.…

Be a mindful EFL teacher

Mindfulness is the process of opening up your mind and training yourself to take in information from the world around you with the aim of using it to feel more relaxed, aware and happy. For anyone going into teaching, finding something that can bring you these three things is incredibly useful – so it’s worth…

Qualified Teachers and TEFL

Qualified teachers are moving abroad in droves to TEFL (teach English as a foreign language). Benefits of TEFL for qualified teachers While teaching here in the UK can be a stressful and bureaucratic business, there are many attractions to chucking it all in and moving abroad. There is the chance of better weather; rent-free accommodation;…

How to Choose a TEFL Course

If you are interested in getting qualified to teach English abroad, you might feel a little overwhelmed by the sheer number of TEFL course providers out there. A quick google search will show a range of courses from expensive 4 week CELTA intensive courses to online budget courses being sold for next to nothing.  We…