We get a lot of questions asking about Ofqual level 5. There is a lot of confusion out there about what it is and what it means. Before we start, one thing must be understood. An Ofqual level 5 rating does not mean that a TEFL course is good, there are other incredibly important factorsRead More »What is Ofqual level 5 and is Ofqual level 5 important for TESOL certification?
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When you teach online English classes, you need to know how to motivate your students. To motivate your students, you must know their specific interests, what drives them to do an online course and what you as their teacher can help them with. Yes, how you can help them is crucial to their motivation. AsRead More »Online English classes – how to motivate your students
Since March of this year, many countries have imposed a lockdown and as a result many schools have closed their businesses, have put a temporary hold on all classes and a vast numbers of tech-shy teachers are have had to learn very quickly how to teach remotely. EFL and ESL teachers found themselves delivering lessonsRead More »How to turn the COVID19 EFL challenge into an opportunity
It is no surprise that Spain is a popular destination for foreigners when they want to teach English outside of their respective countries. It is a country with so much to offer: a slower pace of life, history, magnificent architecture and delicious food and drink with their world-famous paella and sangria. Madrid and its richRead More »Three professional tips and advice for teaching English in Spain
Business English is a form of English tailored to commerce, sales, finance, international trade, marketing, advertising, etc. Business English is a specific type of EFL/ESL teaching, just like EAP (English for Academic Purposes) or EOP (English for Occupational Purposes). They will fall under the category of ESP (not Extra Sensory Power) but rather (English forRead More »Expert tips on teaching Business English
If you are an experienced teacher or you have just begun the amazing and rewarding experience of teaching English as a foreign language, you may have seen how hard it can be to keep your students interested and attentive during your class. This is especially true when you are teaching children or teenagers because theirRead More »Six great tips to keep your students attentive and focussed
Hello there TEFL teachers! If you have been teaching English to speakers of other languages for a long time, you may be already be aware of the different target audiences. You may have already experienced what it’s like to teach English to groups of different ages. If that is not your case and you areRead More »Teaching English to senior learners: what you need to know
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?
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.
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 schoolsRead More »What TEFL or TESOL jobs are there for me?