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?
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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
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
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.
Hi, I am Janet from New Zealand and for the moment I´m living and working as a teacher in Tokyo. After a hectic, intensive course, with quite a few reports to write, some “wake up calls” in my own mother tongue, and exciting teaching practice classes with real non-English speaking students, I was the proudRead More »Storytelling 12: Janet from New Zealand
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.
English teaching resources: Riddles (EBC Tefl – course resources) English level: B2 – C1 Objective: First of all to have fun, and to increase imagination. Riddles exist in most cultures, and tell a lot about how people entertained themselves, before TV, movies and modern technology made us become passively entertained. Students could either hear theRead More »English teaching resources: Riddles (EBC Tefl – course resources)
Hi y´all, I´m Mike from Houston in Texas, the USA. I´m 22 years old, and finished college 3 months ago. I took some courses in Spanish at college, but didn´t feel that I was able to speak it well. That´s why I ended up in Spain. I found this Trinity College CertTESOL course and IRead More »Story telling 11: My first job ever!
English teaching resources: An English dictionary. Vocabulary related to cooking. Objective: Practising how to explain a dish and how to make it, in a foreign language. Introduction Most people like eating and are interested in different food traditions. Dishes, ingredients, tastes and flavours are parts of a country´s culture. It may sometimes be difficult toRead More »English teaching resources: How to cook your favourite dish.