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Mark Crocker

Mark Crocker ITTT TEFL

After leaving the UK to travel in the mid-1990s, Mark has to date visited over 50 countries across six continents. After completing a TEFL course in Phuket, Thailand, he decided to make it his base and has since worked as an online TEFL trainer and a freelance writer.


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How and When Should a TEFL Teacher Adjust Their Teaching Style? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

No two classrooms are ever the same so it is important that a teacher is able to adjust their style to suit each individual set of students. In this post, an ITTT graduate discusses how and when to make changes to your teaching in an ESL classroom.

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TEFL Options - Alternatives to Working in a State School or Language Center | ITTT | TEFL Blog

For many TEFL graduates, working in a state run school or a private language center is the obvious outcome of gaining a TEFL qualification, but what other options are there? Here, one of our graduates looks at some other popular choices.

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The Differences Between British English and American English, and How to Teach It | ITTT | TEFL Blog

The many differences between American and British English have caused amusement among language students for years. In this post, an ITTT graduate looks at these differences and how teachers can approach them in the classroom.

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From Taxi Driver to International Teacher - a Graduate’s Story | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Every person who takes a TEFL course has their own reasons for doing it and their paths are often very different. In this post, one of our graduates tells their own personal story.

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How Confidence Can Affect a Language Student's Performance | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Self-confidence is a major issue for students in any situation, but when learning a foreign language it can be crucial. In this post, an ITTT graduate looks at ways teachers can help to boost the confidence of students in their class.

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Seating Arrangements in the English Language Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog

The job of an English language teacher involves a great deal of forward planning and one area of this is classroom layout. In this post, an ITTT graduate looks at the four most common ways to arrange your classroom.

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The Anatomy of an Outstanding Teacher | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

What do you think makes a teacher stand out? In this post, an ITTT graduate gives their thoughts on what makes a great teacher.

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Why Games Are So Important in the English Language Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog

As ESL teachers there are many things we can do to make our lessons both productive and enjoyable. In this post, an ITTT graduate discusses the benefit of games as a teaching tool.

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The Three Key Parts of Classroom Management | ITTT | TEFL Blog

By taking a TEFL certification course you will learn about many different areas of teaching the English language. In this post, one of our graduates takes a look at classroom management.

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Why I Chose an Online TEFL Course Instead of an In-Class TEFL Course | ITTT | TEFL Blog

At ITTT we offer a wide range of online and in-class TEFL certification courses. In this post, one of our graduates explains why an online option was the best choice for him.

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The Impact of Positive Motivation on an ESL Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

The ability to motivate students is a very important trait for all teachers. In this post, one of our course graduates looks at how positive motivation can impact on an ESL classroom.

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The Positive Effects of Technology in the ESL Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

The world of English language teaching has seem many changes due to the advancement of technology. In this post, an ITTT graduate gives their opinion on the merits of embracing new technology in the ESL classroom.

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