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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TEFL tips: how to teach writing

Of the four language skills - reading, writing, speaking and listening – writing can feel like the most difficult skill to teach. Building writing practice into classroom time doesn’t always feel like a dynamic way to use student-teacher time, but we...

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From Scotland to Barcelona: Craig’s TEFL adventure

It’s coming up to the end of the year and we thought it’d be nice to catch up with some of our graduates and find out what they’ve been doing since they finished the TEFL Iberia course. First up is Craig from Paisley who studied with us in the summer...

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From Wales to Barcelona - Amy Wong

We love catching up with past graduates to hear about their experience of the TEFL course and what they’ve been doing since graduation.  And if you’re thinking about doing a TEFL course or teaching English in Barcelona, it’s always useful to hear abo...

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From Sheffield to Barcelona - Meet Guy Smith

Guy graduated from the University of Sheffield and is now teaching English in Barcelona. We caught up with him a few months after his TEFL course to get his thoughts on the TEFL market and find out what he’s doing. What was your previous education an...

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TEFL problems solved: how to handle a student crush

As a TEFL teacher, you’re often teaching students who are the same age as you or potentially older, which can change the dynamics of the student-teacher relationship. Teaching someone a new language can lead to, at times, quite personal conversations...

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Where to take your parents in Barcelona

Having your parents come to visit when you’re living abroad can be lovely but also stressful. It’s very different from a trip home, where lying around on your parents’ couch in your pyjamas can count as quality time with your mum. Instead, when they ...