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All you need to know about teaching English abroad!

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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Five Online Teaching Jobs That Don’t Require a Degree | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

TEFL Information

Working online is an increasingly popular option in many professions and English language teaching is no different. Unfortunately, several online employers insist on their teachers having a degree which can put many people off. However, there are still some good options out there for teachers without a degree.

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Ultimate Country Match Guide for Teaching EFL in the Middle East | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Destinations

The Middle East has been a popular region for teaching English abroad for many years but how do you know which country is the best fit for you? Each individual country has its own attractions and characteristics, some you might like and others you might not. Take a look at our country match guide to help you decide which destination is the one for you.

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Ultimate Country Match Guide for Teaching EFL in Latin America | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Destinations

Although Latin America is a popular destination for teaching English abroad, there are many different countries to choose from and they each have something to offer. Our country match guide should help you decide which of these top destinations would best suit your individual personality.

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The Problem of Pronunciation for Russians Learning English | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Every language learner will find certain areas harder than others, depending on their native tongue. In this post, a TEFL course graduate looks at the particular issues that Russian students have when learning English.

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Feeling Comfortable Making Mistakes Can Really Help a Student’s Language Learning | ITTT | TEFL Blog

When learning a new language most students have some level of fear about making mistakes when practicing what they have learned. In this post, an ITTT graduate explains how her own foreign language experience has shaped her teaching philosophy.

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Top Tips for Teaching EFL in a Kindergarten | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Are you planning on teaching English at kindergarten level? In this post, a TEFL course graduate provides some top tips for teaching in this rapidly growing area of English language teaching.

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The Impact of Nonverbal and Body Language Communication in the Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog

It goes without saying that verbal instructions are vital in the classroom, however, nonverbal instructions can be equally important. In this post, an ITTT graduate provides their own insight into the importance of nonverbal communication and body language when teaching English.

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Teaching Multiple Tenses: Should You Do It and If So Which Ones? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Teaching the tense system is a major part of any ESL teacher's job. In this post, a TEFL course graduate looks at how teaching more than one tense at once can save the teacher time and improve results for the students.

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How Taking a Business English Course Improved My Teaching Preparation | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Teaching English in a business related environment is one of the fastest growing areas of ESL teaching. In this post, an ITTT graduate explains how taking a specialized course in teaching business English helped to change their approach to lesson planning and course preparation.

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Why Classroom Games are Essential for Building Confidence in English Language Students | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Having the confidence to use your second language knowledge is a vital aspect of language learning. In this post, a TEFL course graduate examines the importance of classroom games for increasing student confidence.

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Why is the English Language So Popular Worldwide and What is it Used For? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Over the years English use worldwide has increased significantly. In this post, an ITTT graduate looks at why its popularity keeps increasing and what kind of situations it is used in.

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How To Apply TEFL Course knowledge During Your First Lesson In China | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Stepping into a ESL classroom as a teacher for the first time can be a scary prospect. In this post, one of our graduates explains how they would use their TEFL course knowledge to teach that first lesson in China.

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