TEFL vs. TESOL and what they really mean

The acronym "TEFL" stands for "Teaching English as a Foreign Language". TEFL is what you do when you teach English in a country where they have their mother tongue or first language. You can TEFL in countries like Spain, France, Argentina, Greece, The Philippines, Thailand, Japan, China and the list just goes on. TEFL jobs…
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September 13, 2019 | by

English Teaching Resources: Describing Dishes

English level: A1- B2 Objective: Describe what dishes in different countries contain and how they are made. Introduction: Have you ever tried to describe or translate a foreign dish to someone? You may have experienced that it could be rather complicated, especially if the dish doesn´t exist in other countries. You will then very often…
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September 4, 2019 | by

ALL You Need to Know for a TEFL Job Interview – Part 2

Table of contents Less is more! Ask appropriate questions TEFL interview questions about language awareness TEFL interview questions about your teaching and classroom management TEFL job interview questions about your interests, expectations and aspirations Other TEFL job interview questions Face to face and Skype TEFL interviews TEFL interview lesson plans TEFL interview questions to ask…
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August 28, 2019 | by

ALL You Need to Know for a TEFL Job Interview – Part 1

Table of contents Introduction TEFL job interview Do your homework Be on time Dress for the job Personality is the key Share your problem-solving experiences, personal anecdotes Upcoming You’ve done it! You earned your Trinity College CertTESOL Certificate. Introduction EBC had 2 Job Workshop days and you have been told about TEFL interviews, what the…
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August 28, 2019 | by

Learn to speak Spanish in record time with these tips.

Spanish is derived from the country’s name Spain so it’s not surprising that if someone wants to learn the Spanish “de la madre patria” (from the mother country), they study on the Road2Spain programme. And learn to teach English in Madrid at the same time they improve their Spanish. Afterschool activities At EBC, we organise…
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August 26, 2019 | by

Story telling 5: A Latin in America.

Hi, my name is Gloria. I am 23 years old, and I was born in San Diego, California. My grandparents are from Chile and Mexico, my father was born in Chile, and my mother was born in Mexico. Both their families moved to the USA, when the children were small, so my parents were raised…
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