English teaching resources: The conditionals

English teaching resources: The conditionals English Level: Advanced (B2-C1) Objective: Practice using conditional sentences in imaginary or real situations Intro Traditionally grammar practising has been done in writing and gives the students time to think about what is right or wrong. The problem is that when you speak, you must come up with the proper…
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July 26, 2019 | by

Been there, done that…

There are a lot of things to both do and see in Madrid, so let us just for some time (the time it takes to read this) imagine that I am your guide. I would tell you to meet up at Puerta del Sol (the sun gate), which is the very centre of not only…
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July 22, 2019 | by

The wonderful, NEW Gran Via

Once you started your TEFL course in Madrid, you need to find out WHERE Gran Via is, because you will soon find out WHAT it is. It is sprawling, bustling, lively, tempting, noisy, vibrant, full of energy, full of people, families, small children, not so small children, beggars, prostitutes, big city women in expensive outfits,…
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July 15, 2019 | by

British English versus American English, which one is best?

British English versus American English, is one better than the other? This EBC TEFL course Madrid is accent tolerant. We don't mind which English flavour you use, as long as you use it correctly and consistently. British English versus American English always sparks a lively discussion. We get some great debates our TEFL course between…
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July 10, 2019 | by

Travelling by train in Europe.

If you are young, a student – or you have just finished your studies, without a fat bank account or rich parents, does it mean that you have to leave all your dreams about travelling, exciting places, meeting new people and unforgettable things unfulfilled? Of course not! It´s all up to you. The only things…
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July 1, 2019 | by

Europe – a true melting pot.

A surprise for people from other continents, and a fact that few Europeans think about is the following; all the different countries in Europe have their own and different language and culture. Some of the languages are quite similar, like the Scandinavian languages, while others are totally different, like Polish and English. Some of them…
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June 18, 2019 | by

Student story: Daniel, California

Student story: Daniel, California Hi, I´m Danny (Daniel) from California, USA. I took the Trinity College CertTESOL course one year ago, and spent a lovely time in Madrid, meeting a lot of great people, and making a lot of good friends. After the course I travelled around Europe for a while (I can tell you…
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June 7, 2019 | by

TEFL teachers: Taken by surprise…

TEFL teachers: Taken by surprise… Occasionally student (or others) may ask you about the meaning of words and expressions you commonly use, and while you are trying to give some explanations or definitions, you realise that this is not easy at all. Here are some examples.   Prepositional phrases:   -What is the difference in…
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April 22, 2019 | by

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