How to be a great English teacher
Being a TEFL teacher is one of the most rewarding careers you can have. Not only do you have the opportunity to meet people from all over the world, to travel and discover new cultures, but you also get to empower people to learn a new language and change their lives. Pretty awesome, huh? But being an Engli...
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A day in the life of a TEFL teacher

This week we sat down with Sarah, who’s been teaching English in Barcelona for four years, to hear all about her daily routine. If you’re considering a career as a TEFL teacher in Barcelona, this will give you an insight into what life is like! What ...

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The pros of being a non native TEFL teacher

It’s a question we’re asked over and over again by prospective students: “English is my second language, can I still train to be a TEFL teacher?”  These doubts are understandable in an industry which regularly advertises for “native English teachers”...

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Thinking of doing the DELTA?

The DELTA (Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is one of the most advanced qualifications in the TEFL world. We sat down for a chat with Joanna, our head tutor, to find out about her experience of doing the DELTA, how it affec...

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Where to go for the best tapas in Barcelona

Summer is coming up which means your annual influx of visitors is about to begin – or at the very least, aquaintances holidaying in Barcelona and looking for restaurant recommendations. If you’re struggling for inspiration when it comes to dinner des...

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What TEFL books should I invest in for the teaching year?

Whether you’re planning to teach in an academy or find private classes, it’s always a good idea to pick up a few TEFL books. There are lots of great resources on the internet but it can be time-consuming to comb through lots of websites putting toget...

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TEFL Tips: Planning Private Classes for Young Learners

There is a huge market for private English classes for young learners out there, but the idea of teaching a young learner in a one to one setting can feel challenging, especially for new teachers, as most TEFL courses focus on adult learners. Teachin...