Wondering if you should do a TEFL course and go abroad to teach English as a foreign language? Here are a couple of reasons which may help you in the decision making process.Read more Teaching English Abroad
"Everyone has a story. It might or might not be a love story. It can be a story of dreams, friendship, hope, survival or even death. And every story is worth telling. But more than that. it's worth living." (From the novel 'Everyone has a Story' by Savi Sharma). Read about Bernardo's story and his English learning experience in Cape Town here.Read more I’m a Brazilian in Africa!
What is the relationship between an agency and a school, and what does a good agent do? We also highlight three agencies that paid ELC a visit.Read more ELC Representatives | Agents
At the UCT English Language Centre we are surrounded by English students with clear visions of their future. People who have set their goals and are taking action. Read here about what it means to envision your future and how to do it.Read more Envisioning Your Future
Checking out what's on offer for students after class hours is usually not the first priority for a student looking for a language school or destination. But a social programme is an important component of your English language trip. Read why here.Read more Social Programmes – What’s the Point?
Using authentic materials in class keeps things interesting, and can be loads fo fun for teachers and students. Here's an idea for using a famous 'song' called 'Wear Sunscreen'.Read more Authentic Materials – Wear Sunscreen!
If you are wondering how to make the most of your time in Cape Town by doing something more philanthropic, then volunteering might be something for you. Jonathan, from Volunteering Cape Town, gives us some info on the area of Hout Bay, where his company is located, and the many things you can do there.Read more Volunteering in Cape Town
Can a 7-week trip to learn English in Cape Town really make such a difference? Read about Alessandra's experience and the things that left their impression on her about this magical city and the wonderful people she met along the way.Read more My Language Experience of Cape Town
People choose to go into TEFL for a variety of reasons. Some are looking for a way to travel and see the world, while others wish to get into the industry and make a career out of teaching English. Teacher Catherine reveals her motivations and tells us about her adventures as an English teacher in Spain.Read more My TEFL Adventure in Spain
We all know that if you want to experience a place properly, then you should do it through the eyes (taste buds, ears, senses...) of a local. Teacher Nobs shares her favourite places to eat in Stellenbosch, where she lives and explains why she loves these places so much.Read more Like a Local: Stellenbosch