A guide to the Spanish Education System

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 the…
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January 16, 2020 | by

Communicative language teaching activities to be the best CLT teacher

Communicative Language Teaching (CLT), also known as the Communicative Approach, is an educational approach to the teaching of foreign languages that emphasizes interaction as both the means and goal of language learning. The point is that students will learn if they must communicate real meaning. When involved in real communication contexts, there are certain strategies…
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January 8, 2020 | by

Teaching EFL to absolute beginners

If you are a newly certified EFL teacher, after completing a course such as the EBC TEFL courses, there are some things you will need to take into account for your future classes. One is the English level of your students. You may find the case where your students are all absolute beginners, people who…
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December 19, 2019 | by

English teaching resources: Money. Proverbs, sayings and slang

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 somewhat…
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December 4, 2019 | by

Teaching English in Spain: The Basics

Spain has become a top destination for EFL teachers. English is the most studied foreign language in every stage in the Spanish education system. According to the official statistics published by the Spanish Ministry of Education, the figures are as follows (both state and private schools are analysed): 83,4% of students in pre-school education are…
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November 15, 2019 | by

Teaching English to Generation Z students

Purpose How best to identify the best EFL/ESL teaching strategies for the GEN Z learners of English Audience Primary, secondary schools, universities, educational organisations, private and state language schools, ESL centres for immigrants. In general, anyone who needs to teach English either as a Foreign language or a second language to GEN Z students. Use…
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November 12, 2019 | by

English teaching resources: Compound (double) words.

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,…
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November 5, 2019 | by

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