Teaching & Classroom Tips

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6 Tips: Preparing for a TEFL interview

You’ve completed your TEFL course and you’re over the moon with excitement—and not just because you can now teach someone how a phrase like “over the moon with excitement” is an idiom, designed to have figurative meaning. Now you’re looking towards your next step: taking your freshly-minted TEFL certificate and landing yourself a job. But …

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How to Create the Perfect ESL Lesson Plan

ESL lesson planning is a skill that not all future TEFL teachers rightfully appreciate prior to their teach abroad experience. But the reality is, ESL lesson planning—and the skills that come along with doing it effectively—can help you in heaps of future cases, even outside of a typical educational facility or classroom. Yup, it’s true. …

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When it all goes wrong — 4 Fail-Safe ESL Activities ?‍♂️

One of the most exciting — and slightly overwhelming — parts of becoming an ESL teacher abroad is filling your arsenal with fool-proof ESL activities. Much like your staple recipes in the kitchen, committing to memory a handful of ESL classroom games not only makes your prep go smoother, it can also easily fill those …

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