UCT's English Language Centre is a great place to work and is attracting highly qualified, driven and motivated teachers. Here we interview Annaelle about her experience in this special industry.Read more Teacher Annaelle and her TEFL journey
Do you want to change your life? Change jobs? Perhaps our TEFL course is the answer.Read more Do you Want to Change Jobs?
Teaching English as a Foreign Language means you get to meet a whole host of different, interesting people from all over the world. But this type of cultural interaction also means that you must always consider your audience and be culturally sensitive. Teacher and TEFL trainer, Christelle, explores this topic in relation to clothing and provides some tips!Read more Dress for TEFL Success
Aqeelah, one of our newest teachers at ELC shares her thoughts on the TEFL industry and the challenges around money when you decide to pursue a career as an English teacher.Read more Passion vs. Paycheck
Writing essays, especially for exams, requires structure. Teacher Shannon provides some tips and strategies on writing an opinion based essay in this post.Read more How to Write an Opinion Based Essay
Teacher Il-Haam looks at some of the key differences between British and American English in this blog post. Is there a right and/or wrong way to teach and speak/learn English?Read more British and American English- What’s the Difference?
Teacher Catherine is challenging you all to a two week English listening challenge. Try it out and let us know how it goes!Read more Teacher Catherine’s English Listening Challenge
Joey completed the UCT TEFL course in January 2017. In this post he shares his reasons for doing a TEFL course, what it was like at UCT, and what his plans are for the future with his newly acquired English teaching skills and certificate.Read more TEFL: A Life-changing Experience
Teacher Luke has been teaching English at the UCT English Language Centre since the middle of 2016. Luke is about to submit his masters dissertation in Education and enjoys teaching all levels of English. One of the questions he frequently gets asked by his students is ‘How can I learn English faster?’ In this blog post he provides 3 tips to speed up your learning.Read more ‘How Can I Learn English Faster?’
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