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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10 good questions to ask in an English teacher job interview

English teachers often worry about how to answer employers’ questions in interviews but equally important are the questions you ask them. Show them how clued up you are about the TEFL industry with these 10 great questions! 1. What type of teaching r...

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7 Essentials to Pack for your Move to Barcelona

With your student visa approved, your plane ticket purchased and your send-off party over, you’re about ready to begin your new life in Barcelona! The final step is deciding what’s worthy of making it into your suitcase, and what’s better left at hom...

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TEFL problems solved: keeping students motivated

Summer is here! Sunny mornings and warm afternoons are good for the soul but bad for student concentration. You’ve suddenly noticed that your students aren’t as focused in class – their minds are already on their summer holidays! If you’re struggling...

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The 5 best bars in El Raval, Barcelona

Raval used to be known as a no-go area for tourists, but the barrio has cleaned up its act in recent years and is now much more tourist friendly. But there are still some bars that have managed to stay under the radar. We’ve put together a list of ou...

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Financial planning for English Teachers

Financial planning might sound boring but you’ll be glad you took some time to get on top of it once you are in Barcelona.  English teachers normally have various sources of income, as they usually work for more than one company and do private lesson...

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5 Mantras Every Expat Should Live By

When moving somewhere new, it’s common to let the stress of dealing with unfamiliar surroundings take over. We forget why we were motivated to move in the first place, and many times, we let uncertainty and fear negatively affect the transition into ...