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Gökhan Yilmaz

Gökhan Yilmaz

I’m from Turkey and a graduate from the English/French department with a bachelor's degree from the University of Khartoum. I am also fluent in Arabic, which has lead me to become a freelancer in Iraq.


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3 Main Advantages of a Non-Native English Teacher | ITTT | TEFL Blog

We have a saying; who knows something very well, cannot teach very well. If you are not a native speaker but you are a teacher in that language, you are well-prepared and working more than a native English speaker to avoid being tomfoolery and embarrassed in front of your students. This takes you one step ahead of someone whose native language is English. So here are 3 main advantages of a non-native English teacher.

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5 Amazing Reasons to Teach English in Istanbul, Turkey | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Istanbul is not only the most developed city in Turkey, but it's also one of the oldest cities in the world. The city was founded by the Romans in the year 300 and is considered a sacred place today, important to all religions in general. Its geographical location at the junction of Asia and Europe is unique in the world, making it an attractive destination for teaching English as a foreign language. Here are 5 reasons why Istanbul is a great place to teach English!

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5 Common Problems for Arab Learners When Studying English | ITTT | TEFL Blog

This topic is very dear to my heart as I have been an English teacher in Arab countries for a long time. Therefore, I am writing this article as someone who has experience in learning both Arabic and English. In my observation, most of these difficulties either have to do with the students' native language (Arabic) or their cultural backgrounds. Here are the 5 most common problems for Arab learners when studying English.

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5 Reasons Why Turkey is a Great Destination to Teach English | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Due to Turkey's huge tourism industry, English is widely spoken among locals, which also means that the opportunities for teaching English in Turkey are vast. Here are 5 reasons to teach English in Turkey.

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The Way to Effective Learning: Online or Onsite? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Learning has changed a lot in recent months with online learning increasing dramatically. But is it really as good as learning in a traditional classroom setting? Is it even better? Let's take a look at the benefits of online learning.

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