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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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The Neutral Language: Why the lack of formal and informal language sets English apart | ITTT | TEFL Blog

There are many things that differ between English and other common languages that can make it easier or harder for those studying it. Here, one of our graduates looks at the subject of formal and informal language within English usage.

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Cultural Sensitivity in the Classroom and the Geert Hofstede Model | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Cultural sensitivity is a very real issue in TEFL classrooms across the world, so what can teachers do to avoid any problems. In this post an ITTT graduate discusses the merits of the Geert Hofstede Model and how it relates to English language teaching.

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What I Have Learned About Teaching Business English in Brazil | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Teaching business English is one of the fastest growing areas in the TEFL world. In this post an ITTT graduate discusses their own experience in this field of English language teaching.

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My Unforgettable Experience Teaching Kindergarten in the Middle East | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Teaching English abroad is a unique experience for every teacher. In this post an ITTT graduate shares her experience of teaching English in the Middle East.

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Teaching Receptive Skills to Business English Students | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Teaching business English students is a specialized profession that comes with its own unique challenges. In this post one of our graduates discusses his own experiences teaching business English to Russian students.

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Why I Decided a TEFL Course was the Right Path for Me | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

All our trainees have their own reasons for taking a TEFL/TESOL certification course. Here one of our graduates explains why they decided it was a good option for them.

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What I learned About a Teacher’s Attitude During My TEFL Certification Course | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

You will undoubtedly learn many things during a TEFL certification course, but what will you find the most inspiring? In this post one of our graduates talks about what they learned regarding the attitude of a teacher in the classroom.

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Teaching English Vocabulary to Young Learners | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Teaching English vocabulary to young learners is sometimes seen as a chore by inexperienced teachers. In this post one of our graduates looks at why this doesn't have to be the case.

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Why ESA is Still the Most Effective Methodology in the English Language Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

One of the fundamental parts of a TEFL certification course is learning about teaching methodologies. In this post an ITTT course graduate gives their opinion on the ESA teaching method.

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The Difference Between Teaching ESL and Teaching EFL | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

In this article, an ITTT TEFL course graduate discusses the difference between teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) and teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL).

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What’s it Like Teaching EFL in a Kindergarten in Vietnam? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

In this article an ITTT TEFL course graduate talks about her own experience of teaching English in a kindergarten in Vietnam.

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The Many Reasons For Taking a TEFL Course | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

In this article, an ITTT TEFL course graduate shares their thoughts on the many different reasons people have for taking a TEFL certification course.

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