ELT Professionals in Cape Town left UCT's English Language Centre a little more knowledgeable about the process of reading as well as how the ELT Publishing industry works. Thanks to those who attended!Read more Professional Development Workshop for Teachers #3
Teachers in the TEFL industry decided to restart Professional Development Workshops to network, share knowledge and best practice. These workshops are led by industry professionals - or anyone with something to share - and hosted by UCT's English Language Centre.Read more Professional Development Workshop for TEFL experts
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
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
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?