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

Storytelling 14: Liza Wales

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 Dad…
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January 3, 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

Where do EBC students come from?

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 fact…
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November 26, 2019 | by

Working as an au pair in Spain

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 about…
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November 22, 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

Storytelling 12: Janet from New Zealand

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 proud…
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October 31, 2019 | by

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