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
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!
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
L1 interference is basically the degree to which a learner's native tongue is starting to intervene in the learning of English (or any other language for that matter). Teacher Christelle shares with us a 'cheat sheet' for teaching Farsi speakers, and reveals that going that extra mile for a student not only helps the teacher understand what the issues are, but can greatly improve student confidence!Read more Dealing with L1 Interference: Farsi
Have you ever wondered how many words is enough? Is it intimidating and scary to think that there are over 100 million words in English? Teacher Tiaan gives us a peek into how many words you, as an English learner, need to know and how to increase your vocabulary.Read more English Words – How Many is Enough?
The UCT English Language Centre runs TEFL courses for people looking to go into the profession of teaching English as a foreign language. Why do a course if you speak English already? Read here to find out more.Read more A TEFL course at the UCT English Language Centre
Teacher Christelle uncovers her journey into the TEFL industry and reveals how, ultimately, TEFL has been her calling from early on.Read more My Journey to TEFL