The stress and pressure involved with being an English teacher has a massive impact on the mental health of English teachers all over the world. This tension revolves around a number of factors, including the workload and the emotional labour involved in teaching English as a foreign language. In this article, we discuss these stress-contributing factors as well as some tips and tricks for keeping sane as someone working in TEFL.
This blog and video briefly describe Krashen’s widely known and well-accepted second language acquisition theory. His theory has dramatically impacted all areas of second language research and teaching.
Teaching IELTS, everything you need to know. What if there was a way to ensure not just a permanently exciting future for yourself but also for your students? With the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), you could help someone live in an English-speaking country, open different horizons for your students, or help people advance in their careers within certain businesses. So, what is it, how can you get involved, and what does it involve?
How many different English accents are there? English is the most common official language in the world, with recognised status in over 50 countries. There is a wide variety of English accents across the globe. English has developed, and suddenly you can’t understand a single word someone is saying! It can be hugely disappointing, can’t it? Many ELLs (English language learners) want to learn American, British, Australian, or Canadian English; lo and behold, they suddenly find themselves confused! There are almost 160 different English accents that exist all over the world. We cannot touch on all 160 different accents on this blog, so here are some of the most distinctive accents to listen out for.
Use riddles to teach English, have some fun and increase your students’ imagination. Riddles exist in most cultures and tell a lot about how people entertained themselves before TV, movies, and modern technology gave us passive entertainment. Students could either listen to the riddles or read them and then try to find the solution.