Miracles do happen and it did, to me, an English teacher living and working in Madrid. What was the miracle? Read and weep (for happiness) with me! Hi, my name is Liza, and I´m from a tiny village in Wales, in the UK. I had been to Spain on holidays with my Mum and DadRead More »Storytelling 14: Liza Wales
Let’s say you are a recently certified TEFL teacher. After completing your TEFL course, you feel motivated and ready to take on the world. The teaching profession entails a lot of responsibilities that have far reaching effects on our society. EFL teachers need to be perfectly bilingual in the language they are teaching, and theyRead More »Teaching EFL to children vs adults: what are the differences?
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 whoRead More »Teaching EFL to absolute beginners
Things you didn’t know about the EBC Trinity College CertTESOL in February or March. Spain's school year extends from October to July, so your Trinity College CertTESOL certificate in February will get you working in March. You take your Trinity College CertTESOL course in March and you start working in April. 10% early bird discount forRead More »Things you didn’t know about EBC Trinity College CertTESOL in February or March.
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
Nationalities on our EBC Trinity CertTESOL course. We have been in the TESOL and TEFL towns for quite a time (16 years to be exact) and as such we have had our share of fun, friendship and of course TEFL and TESOL knowhow gotten from our excellent Trinity CertTESOL teaching team. One very interesting factRead More »Where do EBC students come from?
Does the word au pair sound familiar to you? An au pair is a young person who moves to another country to live with a foreign family and takes care of their children. In exchange for this childcare and education services (such as teaching your mother tongue to the children of the family) for aboutRead More »Working as an au pair in Spain
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 areRead More »Teaching English in Spain: The Basics
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. UseRead More »Teaching English to Generation Z students
Hi there, my name is Robin, and I am from Cork in Ireland. I am 23 years old, and I have just finished my Bachelors in Spanish language and culture. I would like to do my Masters in the same subject, and that´s why I am in Madrid right now. I thought it would beRead More »Storytelling 13: Living and working in Spain