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
Jerome on his Delta Module 2: "It would be a gross understatement to say that Delta Module 2 was a roller-coaster ride of emotions. But it was also a life-changing experience. It made me see the possibilities in my chosen field; made me see myself as a professional, as much as a lawyer or a doctor is a professional. I strongly believe that every practising teacher in ELT should have a Delta (or equivalent)."Read more Delta – Teacher Jerome Shares his Reactions
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?
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
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