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Older Posts 10 Tips for Teaching Grammar to EFL Students Abroad Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas Grammar is an integral part of any EFL lesson. ✅ While grammar isn't always the favorite topic of your EFL students, these 10 tips should help you to plan interesting lessons and to create an effective learning experience. 7 Great Resources for Teaching Business English Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas Most instructors teaching business English use the internet to find lesson plans and other teaching resources to keep their lessons fresh and their students coming back for more. Take a look at these 7 great resources for teaching business English available for free! Top Tips for Sending Money Back Home While Teaching English Overseas Mark Crocker Budget and Salary If you want...  [Read more]

3 Apps for Digital ESL Lesson Plans - TEFL Blog


Fri, 18 Sep 2020 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas 3 Apps for Digital ESL Lesson Plans Being an ESL teacher is not an easy task, especially if you work as a freelancer TEFL teacher online. In this case, you have to be even more organized to provide better services to your students. This blog post offers you 3 apps for digital ESL lesson plans that will save you a lot of time. Table of Contents Why do you need a digital lesson planner? Evernote Some more essential features will work accurately for your digital ESL lesson plans: Pricing Trello Pricing Notion Pricing Do you want to teach English abroad or online? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Why do you need a digital lesson...  [Read more]

The Art of Preparing Working Lesson Plans - TEFL Blog


Fri, 20 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Art of Preparing Working Lesson Plans Doing up lesson plans for my up and coming TEFL classes is something that I am quite excited about. I suppose it is because I see an opportunity for creativity and that gets my juices flowing. I love the engage, study and activate model that was taught to us, both in the TEFL course itself as well as in this course on teaching business English lessons to adults. I would like to share some ideas that I have reaped from this course on how I would prepare a lesson plan for the to engage, study and activate methodology. Table of Contents Engagement Giving New Information Applying New Information on Practice Points to Remember Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related...  [Read more]

The Challenges of Teaching Business English - TEFL Blog


Wed, 05 Feb 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Challenges of Teaching Business English Teaching English as a foreign language presents several opportunities as well as choices for a teacher. Certainly, there are numerous teaching positions around the world in traditional, classroom settings, and most ESL teachers will spend time in those settings. For many teachers, the classroom setting is a fulfilling endeavor; however, other outlets exist for teaching English, including teaching business English. Table of Contents Business English teaching vs. teaching for other purposes Teaching experience Running an Activity Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Robert E. Please note that this...  [Read more]

Top 5 Free Resources for ESL Teachers - TEFL Blog


Fri, 25 Aug 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas Top 5 Free Resources for ESL Teachers Even experienced teachers have difficulty sometimes thinking of new ways to plan and deliver their lessons. The following list gives a set of ‘go to’ resources, for new and experienced teacher alike, to use for ideas and activities. These examples have been chosen on the basis that they are actually useful, saving teacher time when looking for lesson ideas and materials at all levels and in a wide variety of teaching situationsEach of the websites indicated were correct for the time of writing. You may need to find alternatives if domain names have changed. Also be aware that over time, popular free website resources are sometimes later monetized, either partly or in...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Songs in the ESL Classroom for Younger Beginners Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas What better way to teach English than with music! Here are some great tips on how to use songs in an ESL classroom for younger beginners! 5 Keywords to Increase Your Confidence in the Classroom as a Teacher Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Are you new to teaching English abroad? Don't fear! These 5 keywords will help you increase your confidence in the classroom as a teacher and help you to lead effective English lessons! 7 Amazing Winter and Christmas ESL Activities Your Students Will Love Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas Are you not sure what to do this winter with your EFL students? Don't worry we've got you...  [Read more]

Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? For educators in the TEFL field, having a structured lesson plan is a key to successful teaching. While some prefer crafting their own, others benefit from readily available online resources. Leveraging free online resources not only saves time but also offers insights into diverse teaching strategies. If you are looking for free TEFL lesson plans, there are numerous online platforms worth exploring. Here is a curated list of recommended sites where you can access these invaluable resources: Table of Contents Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? UsingEnglish.com TEFL.NET The British Council Lanternfish ESL ThoughtCo BusyTeacher English Is a Piece of Cake The Internet TESL Journal iSLCollective Online English Expert Off2Class Where can I get free...  [Read more]

7 Great Resources for Teaching Business English - TEFL Blog


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas 7 Great Resources for Teaching Business English Business students are most likely already familiar with using computers and particularly the Internet for learning English. The Internet can provide a teacher with an enormous array of teaching resources from non-authentic and authentic materials to lesson plans and ideas. Here are 7 great resources for teaching business English at no cost to the teacher! Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: BusinessEnglishSite.com Busy Teacher AnnualReports Infoplease VOA Learning English BBC Learning English UsingEnglish.com Are you ready to start your adventure and teach English abroad? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! This post was written by...  [Read more]

Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? Having a meticulously constructed lesson plan is an essential tool for any educator. It provides a roadmap, without which the trajectory of a lesson can go astray rapidly. Although as you amass experience, you may find that you don't need to invest as much time in detailed planning, in the early days of your teaching career, a robust plan can make the difference between a smooth, successful class and a chaotic one. A comprehensive lesson plan enables you to articulate your learning objectives, organize your time efficiently, prepare the required materials and equipment, and anticipate potential issues along with their solutions. A well-prepared plan serves as your guide, ensuring you navigate each phase of the lesson without undue stress or wasted...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers How to Solve Common Problems for English Learners in Vietnam Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this article, our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on common problems for learners in Vietnam. The Story of Becoming an ESL Teacher Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their story of becoming an English teacher. Outdoor Activities for Better Language Acquisition Process Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on outdoor activities as a matter of ESL lessons enhancement. Parts Of a Good Lesson Plan Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This article is devoted to the problem of lesson planning. Our TEFL graduate shares...  [Read more]

How do online English teachers make money? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How do online English teachers make money? How much money you can earn teaching English online depends on a variety of factors, including your qualifications, prior experience, and the platform you work for. Online English teachers are paid on an hourly basis, typically ranging between $15 and $30. If you decide to work through an online platform, as most online teachers do, a fee for connecting you with students and providing materials is also deducted in the form of a commission. Can you make a living by teaching English online? There are different ways to earn a living as an online English teacher. Some teachers work for an online ESL company, some offer their lessons on an open marketplace, and others even start their own online ESL business. Depending on your qualifications and the...  [Read more]

How do online English teachers make money? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How do online English teachers make money? Online English teachers can make money via multiple income avenues, including affiliating with established ESL platforms, freelancing on various online marketplaces, or taking the entrepreneurial route by launching their own ESL business. The earning potential, generally between $15 and $30 per hour, is influenced by factors like qualifications, experience, and the chosen platform. Table of Contents Can you make a living by teaching English online? What can I expect to earn working for an online ESL platform? How much money can I make teaching on the open market? How can I launch my own online ESL business? Can you work as a full-time online English teacher? Can you make a living by teaching English online? Absolutely, teaching English online...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Teaching Bigger Groups vs. Individual ESL Learners Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, you will learn how group teaching differs from one-to-one lessons. 5 Tips on Organizing Your ESL Class Effectively Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their ideas for organizing a TEFL class. How to Implement The ESA Approach in Your Classroom Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this article, you will find out how to use the ESA approach in your TEFL classroom. Several Secrets of Good Student Teacher Rapport Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their ideas on how to build rapport with students effectively. How Outdoor...  [Read more]

Can you make a living teaching English online? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Can you make a living teaching English online? Absolutely, although your income from teaching English online is influenced by factors like qualifications, prior teaching experience, and the chosen teaching platform. Typically, online English educators earn between $15 and $30 per hour. Many teachers opt to work via agencies, which may deduct a portion for student referrals and resources. However, you should still achieve a comfortable living when teaching English online. Table of Contents Can you teach English online full-time? Can you make good money teaching English online? How much can I earn working for an online ESL company? How much can I earn teaching on an open marketplace? How do I start my own online ESL business? Can you teach English online full-time? Yes, online English...  [Read more]

10 Crucial Teaching Skills Every Online Teacher Should Have - TEFL Blog


Fri, 28 Oct 2022 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas 10 Crucial Teaching Skills Every Online Teacher Should Have With the advent of online teaching making such a large part of the ESL market, we need to be aware of some teaching skills for that area. Table of Contents Watch the video about this topic Pronunciation Grammar Knowledge Teaching Methodology Classroom Management Online Teaching Skills Monitoring Student Motivation Leson Design Social Media Management Business Development Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Watch the video about this topic Pronunciation The first skill to consider which is absolutely important for ESL teachers, both native and non-native is...  [Read more]

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Linda Dunsmore ITTT TEFL Linda is a passionate traveler, language learner and TEFL teacher. After spending some time teaching in China, she moved to Korea in 2015. She now calls South Korea her home. Read my articles Teaching English in the Czech Republic - The Salary and Budget Guide | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore Budget and Salary Destinations The Czech Republic is a popular destination for EFL teachers wanting to teach English in Europe. If you are interested in joining other English teachers in the country, check out this guide on salary and budget for a teacher living in the Czech Republic. Top 10 Things to Know When Moving Abroad to Teach English | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore Destinations TEFL Information Moving to a new country you've likely never been to before...  [Read more]

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Elizaveta Pachina Liza is a translator, freelancer and ESL teacher from Russia. She had been teaching in a Chinese bilingual school for more than two years and recently moved to Thiland to run her blog about teaching and freelance job. Read my articles Alumni Experience: Passionate Teaching in China | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this article, an ITTT TEFL course graduate tells about their personal experience of teaching English in China. Motivating Students in the Everyday Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted to the problem of students' motivation. Our recent TEFL graduate shares their thoughts and ideas on helping students feel comfortable in your lessons. Top Tips For Teaching Business English...  [Read more]

Can you make a living teaching English online? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Can you make a living teaching English online? The amount of money you can make teaching English online is determined by a number of factors, including your qualifications, previous experience, and the organization for which you work. A typical hourly rate for online English teachers can range between $15 and $30. If you choose to work through an agency, as most online teachers do, they will most likely take a cut of your pay as a fee for providing you with students and materials. Can you teach English online full-time? Online English teaching is what you make it. Most online English companies allow you to work as much or as little as you want, so your online English teaching gig can range from part-time side hustle to a full-time career. Online English teacher salaries vary depending on...  [Read more]

3 Changes TEFL Teachers Need to Make When They Switch Between Individual and Group Lessons - TEFL Blog


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas 3 Changes TEFL Teachers Need to Make When They Switch Between Individual and Group Lessons Teaching English is traditionally done in a classroom setting; however, a growing number of teachers and students are attracted to the convenience and flexibility of teaching one-to-one lessons. Whether teaching privately or for a company, in-person or online, to young learners or adults ESL teachers know their approach must change when switching from group teaching to teaching individuals. How is this done and what changes need to be made? Switching from group lessons to teaching one-to-one involves much more than modifying materials for a smaller audience; ESL teachers also need to make changes to teacher-student roles, syllabus and...  [Read more]

What Should be Considered When Teaching English as a Global Language? - TEFL Blog


Mon, 08 Jun 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What Should be Considered When Teaching English as a Global Language? We are moving closer to becoming a Global Village in this more inclusive and competitive world, the need to be able to communicate effectively becomes a real necessity. Communicating effectively is no longer a nice to have skill but it is now becoming essential. Due to historical facts and the current geopolitical situation English has become the language of choice to progress, it is particularly and increasingly used in business, tourism, and social media environments. Table of Contents The history of English expansion Variants of English English as a Second Language Problems Teacher’s Role When to Start Learning English? Do you want to teach English...  [Read more]

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


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences What I Have Learned About Teaching Business English in Brazil Business English is a powerful tool that can build bridges and connect individuals or groups of people to help them reach common goals. Having one common language as a means of communication is also a great help when starting or building a project. However, teaching business English is a specialism within English language teaching and thus requires a great deal of forward planning and some specific knowledge and skills. Here are the most important things I have learned during my time teaching business English in Brazil. Table of Contents Know Your Students Planning More Planning Even More Planning! Assessment Go the Extra Mile Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related...  [Read more]

What is Lesson Planning and How to Implement it in The TEFL Work? - TEFL Blog


Mon, 10 Aug 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What is Lesson Planning and How to Implement it in The TEFL Work? I believe it is very important to plan and write down lessons, for the benefit of the students, myself, relieving teachers, and especially while I am an inexperienced teacher. A lesson plan acts as a device for a singular lesson, helps create a series of lessons, and as a record of what has been taught. Self Evaluation Forms will be vital as a new teacher so that I can continuously self improve. Table of Contents Initial Assessment The Students The Classroom Parts of a Lesson Plan My additions to the lesson plan to include: Self Evaluation Self Evaluation Forms should be at the bottom or on the back of the lesson plan Do you want to teach English abroad or online? Take...  [Read more]

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Elizaveta Pachina Liza is a translator, freelancer and ESL teacher from Russia. She had been teaching in a Chinese bilingual school for more than two years and recently moved to Thiland to run her blog about teaching and freelance job. Read my articles Example Lesson Plan for a Business English Class | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their ideas of a lesson for business English students. Why Cultural Sensitivity is Important | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on why cultural sensitivity is important. Using Technology in the Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent...  [Read more]

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Linda Dunsmore ITTT TEFL Linda is a passionate traveler, language learner and TEFL teacher. After spending some time teaching in China, she moved to Korea in 2015. She now calls South Korea her home. Read my articles How To Write The Perfect ESL Lesson Plan | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Lesson planning is an important part of a teacher's daily life. This guide is for both new and experienced teachers on how to write the perfect ESL lesson plan. The Best Thing I Have Learned From My 60-hour TEFL/TESOL Course | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences This story was written by one of our TEFL course alumni who shares the most important thing they've learned from taking the 60-hour TEFL/TESOL Course from ITTT. Top 5 Skills Teachers...  [Read more]

Teaching Bigger Groups vs. Individual ESL Learners - TEFL Blog


Fri, 25 Oct 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Teaching Bigger Groups vs. Individual ESL Learners One of the main differences between teaching groups and individual students is the lesson plan. Table of Contents Teaching One-to-One From a Learner’s Perspective What do Teachers Think Lesson Plan for Group Teaching Students Abilities Students Peculiarities Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Several factors need to be considered when planning a lesson for a single student: The aforementioned factors should be taken into account even when teaching groups but in one-to-one lessons they are crucial. Considering that the whole lesson is dedicated to one individual, material covered should be graded to his/her exact level to achieve the...  [Read more]

The Importance of Different Students’ Profiles - TEFL Blog


Wed, 14 Aug 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Importance of Different Students’ Profiles Every student requires something different to learn English successfully. Aside from one-on-one lessons, teachers usually will not have the time to dedicate extensive attention to each student, though. Not every English-learner will be given a unique lesson catered to their needs. However, teachers can develop plans that fit best for general types of students based on their profiles. Factors such as students' age, language level, and motivation for learning helps teachers identify a student profile and thus develop the best lessons to get them engaged. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Beginners Young students Motivation Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course...  [Read more]

How to Establish Rapport with Students - TEFL Blog


Tue, 07 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences How to Establish Rapport with Students A teacher has an important responsibility to get to know his or her students to ensure that they are engaged with the lesson on a daily basis. Learning another language is not easy so it is imperative that a teacher does everything in his or her power to get to know their students and become as familiar with them as possible. One of the most effective ways a teacher can begin to do so is by establishing rapport with their students. Table of Contents When should a teacher build good relationship? First day activities Planning lessons In addition Are you ready to teach ESL students? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Kathyrine...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Top Strategies for Writing a Precise Lesson Plan Federico Riva Teaching Ideas This blog post contains information on how to write an effective teaching plan. Our TEFL graduate shares their ideas. Simple Flashcard Activities to Have Fun During the Class Federico Riva Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate provides several games to apply in your lesson to have fun. Suggestions for Building Student Confidence Federico Riva Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted to some strategies of confidence-building in your classroom. Our TEFL graduate shares their ideas. A Sample Lesson Plan to Present New Grammar to Young Students Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this article, our TEFL graduate shares their...  [Read more]

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TEFL jobs Online There are students of English all over the world who prefer to learn English online rather than by physical attendance at a school or language academy. Qualified TEFL teachers are therefore hired by a number of different organisations to teach English online. Here are some online teaching positions: Online English Teacher: Teaching Adults | (Date posted:2024-02-02) Date posted:2024-02-02 | Writer: NativeX Edtech | Email: [email protected] A. Overview•    Expected start time: March 2024 (after onboard training)•    Class duration: 45 minutes/ slot•    Teaching time: 8:00 - 23:45 every day (GMT+7), especially 8:00 - 11:45 and 19:00 - 22:00•    Teach General English (04 skills) to Vietnamese...  [Read more]

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Elizaveta Pachina Liza is a translator, freelancer and ESL teacher from Russia. She had been teaching in a Chinese bilingual school for more than two years and recently moved to Thiland to run her blog about teaching and freelance job. Read my articles Several Secrets of Good Student Teacher Rapport | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their ideas on how to build rapport with students effectively. How to Control Yourself in Front of Students with Challenging Behavior | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences This article will suggest several self-control strategies for those cases when students' behavior is challenged. How Outdoor Activities Influence English Learners | ITTT | TEFL Blog ...  [Read more]

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