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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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What is Classroom Management and How Does it Affect the ESL Classroom? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Of the many skills needed to teach a successful lesson, effective classroom management is probably one of the most important. In this post, an ITTT graduate takes a look at a range of factors concerning this key part of language teaching.

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The Benefits of Foreign Language Experience When Traveling the World | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Anyone who has visited another country is likely to have experienced some level of foreign language interaction. In this post, one of our course graduates discusses their own experience of foreign languages while teaching and traveling.

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The Impact of Local Culture on Education in Laos | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Every country has its own unique cultural issues that English teachers need to consider in the classroom. Here, one of our graduates takes a look at the impact of local culture on EFL classrooms in Laos.

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Setting Up an English Course in Vietnam - a Graduate’s Story | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

By completing a TEFL certification course you will have a wide choice of options ahead of you. In this post, an ITTT graduate talks about their own unique experience of setting up an English course in Vietnam.

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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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