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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 Main Problems of Teaching Formal and Informal Language | ITTT | TEFL Blog

As with most languages, there are many differences between formal and informal use of English. In this post, an ITTT graduate looks at the problems this can cause both the teacher and the student.

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Teaching Young Learners vs. Adult Learners - The Differences You Can Expect | ITTT | TEFL Blog

During their career many EFL teachers will experience teaching both young learners and adults, but what differences can you expect to encounter? In this post, one of our graduates discusses the most common contrasts between these two learning groups.

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What It’s Like Teaching Kindergarten in Thailand - My Personal Story | ITTT | TEFL Blog

By completing a TEFL course you will open up a range of opportunities all over the world. In this post, an ITTT graduate shares his experience of teaching English in a kindergarten in Thailand.

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How I Constructed My First ESL Lesson Plan | ITTT | TEFL Blog

One of the key skills you will learn during a TEFL certification course is lesson planning. In this post, an ITTT graduate shares the first lesson plan she created in her first job as an ESL teacher.

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Child Development and Piaget’s Theory - a Brief Summary | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Teachers are always looking for ideas that might help them to better understand their students. In this post, one of our graduates explores the child development theories put forward by the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget.

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From Student to Teacher - My Language Journey | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Every TEFL student enjoys their own unique experience, both during and after their course. In this post, an ITTT graduate talks about their own journey from EFL student to EFL teacher.

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Why I Prefer Teaching ESL to Individuals Rather than Groups | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Once qualified as a TEFL teacher you will have many opportunities to teach in different environments. In this post, an ITTT graduate explains why they prefer teaching individual students rather than groups.

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Lesson Planning: What is it and Why is it Necessary? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

During a TEFL certification course you will cover many subjects including lesson planning. In this post, a graduate looks at what lesson planning actually is and why it is important.

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What My TEFL Course Taught Me About Classroom Management | ITTT | TEFL Blog

A TEFL certification course covers a wide range of subjects to help you improve your teaching style. In this post, one of our graduates looks at what the course taught them about classroom management.

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Tips for Teaching Different Types of English Learning Groups | ITTT | TEFL Blog

In this post, a course graduate gives their view on the the different types of English language learners and some tips on how to teach them.

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Is Maintaining Discipline Really That Important to the Learning Process? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

One important part of any TEFL certification course is learning how to control a classroom. But is maintaining discipline really that important? One of our course graduates takes a look at this question in this post.

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The Importance of Diagnostic Tests in an ESL Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog

There are many different tests that an ESL teacher can use to ensure their classes are as effective as possible. In this post, an ITTT graduate takes a look at the importance of using diagnostic tests.

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