What TEFL or TESOL jobs are there for me?

Many are not aware of the many jobs available in TEFL and TESOL. There are TEFL teachers worldwide working in elementary and high schools but there are potentially more opportunities for all TEFL and TESOL teachers in: language schools (from the SME (Small and medium enterprise) to internationally recognised chain schools international schools secondary/high schools…
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October 18, 2019 | by

Story telling 8: Life is too short to waste time

The day had come, the Trinity College CertTESOL course was about to start, and I, Melanie from Perth in Australia, was in the bathroom getting ready for the first day of training of how to teach English. I was born in Perth 25 years ago, and I haven´t travelled a lot. I´ve only been to…
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September 23, 2019 | by

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: 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

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