Business English is a form of English tailored to commerce, sales, finance, international trade, marketing, advertising, etc. Business English is a specific type of EFL/ESL teaching, just like EAP (English for Academic Purposes) or EOP (English for Occupational Purposes). They will fall under the category of ESP (not Extra Sensory Power) but rather (English forRead More »Expert tips on teaching Business English
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If you are an experienced teacher or you have just begun the amazing and rewarding experience of teaching English as a foreign language, you may have seen how hard it can be to keep your students interested and attentive during your class. This is especially true when you are teaching children or teenagers because theirRead More »Six great tips to keep your students attentive and focussed
The digital era has arrived many years ago and is here to stay and as such applies to the EFL/ESL classroom. If use it properly, you can benefit from the knowledge the Internet offers and your lessons can be more dynamic and interactive. If our TEFL students get used to the Internet and digital programmes,Read More »Free digital resources to make your English classes more efficient
Hello there TEFL teachers! If you have been teaching English to speakers of other languages for a long time, you may be already be aware of the different target audiences. You may have already experienced what it’s like to teach English to groups of different ages. If that is not your case and you areRead More »Teaching English to senior learners: what you need to know
After completing your TEFL course, you are surely eager to get to work and experience first-hand how it is like to be a TEFL teacher in Spain. But, do you know how the Spanish education system works? Having a broad idea of the education system in Spain will help future teachers to better understand theRead More »A guide to the Spanish Education System
Communicative language teaching (CLT) at its best on the Online Trinity College CertTESOL course What is CLT or Communicative Language Teaching (CLT)? Why do language school owners, DOS (Directors of Studies), HR Managers, hiring departments ask about it? On one very recent ZOOM interview, an EBC Trinity Cert TESOL graduate had a 20-minute talk withRead More »Communicative language teaching activities to be the best CLT teacher
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English teaching resources: Money. Proverbs, sayings and slang. English level: C1 Objective: Introducing some expressions used when talking about money and related issues. Introduction This material can be used as relaxing activities both in classes of business English and general English. . Students may be familiar with some of these expressions as they are somewhatRead More »English teaching resources: Money. Proverbs, sayings and slang
English teaching resources: Compound (double) words. English level: B1 – B2 Objective: Practising new words and increasing the students´vocabulary. Introduction One of the differences between English and languages like Spanish is how to make words. While in English you can put two words together to create a new word, eg. ASH + TRAY = ASHTRAY,Read More »English teaching resources: Compound (double) words.
English teaching resources: Ways to predict the future/future forms. English level: B2 – C1 Objective: Practise using expressions to predict the future with different degrees of certainty. Introduction: A topic that interests, engages and worries a lot of people, is what will happen to our environment in the future, and what will happen to theRead More »English teaching resources: Ways to predict the future/future forms.