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Q A Ask A Non Native Esl Teacher - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Q&A: Ask a Non-Native ESL Teacher   Are you a new non-native ESL teacher or have some challenges as an experienced one? Come to this live stream to chat with Liza, a non-native ESL teacher with 8 years of in-class and online teaching experience! #TEFL#BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: https://bit.ly/37gs5vO What is TEFL Certification? Where is it valid: https://bit.ly/36ma2Fg Check out our wide range of TEFL Courses: https://bit.ly/3ltqt73 Teach English online from anywhere you want: https://bit.ly/3ltqEPL Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

Tefl Q A Ask Us Anything - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


TEFL Q&A: Ask Us Anything!   Are you considering taking a TEFL course at ITTT but not sure which option to choose? Or do you want to know more about English teaching perspectives in general? Come to this live stream and ask our TEFL expert whatever is on your mind! #TEFL#BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: https://bit.ly/37gs5vO What is TEFL Certification? Where is it valid: https://bit.ly/36ma2Fg Check out our wide range of TEFL Courses: https://bit.ly/3ltqt73 Teach English online from anywhere you want: https://bit.ly/3ltqEPL Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

Is It Normal To Praise Students? - TEFL Blog


Wed, 16 Oct 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Is It Normal To Praise Students? We all love to be told when we have done something great, completed an assign tasked or even given a simple compliment such as a good job or well done. Within any teacher-student relationship, praise is of course quite normal and very important as it will not only help to motivate and encourage the student to try harder but also will help them to relax and get more out of the lesson given. Table of Contents How does praise work? Disadvantages of praise Motivation Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Liza I. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT....  [Read more]

The Science of Building Confidence in Students - TEFL Blog


Fri, 27 Mar 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Science of Building Confidence in Students Confidence - how many times we’ve heard about it. That it’s important, that we should have it, that we should build it, that we should help students or any other people develop it. But what does it mean? Table of Contents The essence of confidence Responsibilities Factors influencing confidence So how do we do it? Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Iuliia S. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. The essence of confidence It’s been always difficult to explain what is it, as it’s something that comes from...  [Read more]

Alumni Report: What It’s Like Teaching English in Austria - TEFL Blog


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Alumni Report: What It’s Like Teaching English in Austria Between 2017 and 2018 after I had graduated with a bachelor’s degree in German and English, I moved to Vienna, Austria to become an English teaching assistant through the Fulbright group. I was placed at two schools in Lower Austria and taught around 14-15 classes each week for 50 minute periods. Going into the situation, I honestly felt underprepared and confused as to what I was supposed to teach and how. The program attempted to orientate the teaching assistants, but in reality, there was much I did not know. Table of Contents The Role as an English Teaching Assistant The Role of the Teacher in the Classroom Listen to this blog post Are you ready to teach English...  [Read more]

Accreditation Authorized TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Accreditation Authorized TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Accreditation Authorized TEFL and apply today to be certified to teach English abroad. You could also be interested in: This is how our TEFL graduates feel they have gained from their course, and how they plan to put into action what they learned: Check out ITTT's Blog Posts T.B. - South Korea said: Creating materialsAttempting to and creating materials has been both frustrating and rewarding at the same time, First you have to come up with a theme; after you have decided what your lesson is going to be about you have to decide what you are going to teach, and how much you want to delve into that specific topic, basic or really advance depending on the levels of the students, You have balance the lesson in such a way that its...  [Read more]

Problems Japan Faces in Developing English as a Second Language - TEFL Blog


Fri, 28 Feb 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Problems Japan Faces in Developing English as a Second Language There are several challenges Japan faces when it comes to learning English as a second language. Japanese culture is a bubble. Everything, including their ad signs, TV, games, government, studies, work and even the internet is filled with one language; Japanese. In a world of globalization, where your goods and services can come from literally any part of the globe. Japan is one of the few remaining homogenous cultures where English is still seen as an optional language. As the global economy becomes more global, the English language will likely become less optional, but essential. In addition to the cultural issues, Japan's English curriculum in the school is...  [Read more]

Preparation TESOL TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Preparation TESOL TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Preparation TESOL TEFL and apply today to be certified to teach English abroad. You could also be interested in: This is how our TEFL graduates feel they have gained from their course, and how they plan to put into action what they learned: Check out ITTT's Blog Posts E.H. - U.S.A. said: Teaching Business EnglishIntroduction In this article I will discuss the process and challenges of teaching Business English. The next step in my TEFL education will be to complete the 50 hour self-study course on the same topic so it seems this is a fitting topic for me to give some thought to. The article will summarize some of the key points from this course and some of my thoughts on the topic based on my past experience. Background While I would...  [Read more]

5 Keywords to Increase Your Confidence in the Classroom as a Teacher - TEFL Blog


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas 5 Keywords to Increase Your Confidence in the Classroom as a Teacher Many people choose teaching as a profession but not all of them feel comfortable and confident in the classroom. Unfortunately, students notice this lack of confidence quickly and once they do, they lose their trust in the teacher. As teachers, we all want to have successful and engaging lessons which give us confidence. Thus we can say confidence and effective lessons are interrelated. Confidence breeds effective lessons and effective lessons boost our confidence. Anyhow, confidence is not gained immediately after a teacher enters a classroom. This may take time to build and for this one should be very hardworking and persistent, because if after...  [Read more]

Top Four Reasons to Learn English - TEFL Blog


Tue, 12 May 2020 Dana W Alumni Experiences Top Four Reasons to Learn English There are so many reasons it is important to learn the English language. Before you begin or continue on your learning journey, it is also important to consider your ‘why’. Why are you learning English? Is it simply a personal desire you have always had? Is it because you want to land a better job or career? Is it because you have a big upcoming presentation at work and you are nervous to speak English in front of your boss and colleagues? Let’s take a look at the benefits of learning English. Table of Contents English is Spoken in More Than 50 Countries Worldwide It Makes Traveling Easier and More Enjoyable You Will Have More Job Opportunities You Will Become More Intelligent The Bottom...  [Read more]

The Importance of Stories For English Learning in Early Childhood - TEFL Blog


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Importance of Stories For English Learning in Early Childhood Storytelling has been a powerful tool for centuries. Before there was written language, humans told stories through pictures and oral sequences. Stories have the power to connect us and to stimulate empathy. Storytelling can be an important instrument for facilitating language learning, especially in early childhood. It is especially helpful in increasing student attention and empathy. Table of Contents Biological Importance My Experience Emotional Connection Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course today to become an officially certified teacher! Related Articles: Listen to this blog post This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Jillian...  [Read more]

The Best Thing I’ve Learned While Taking A TEFL Course - TEFL Blog


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 Jon ITTT Alumni Experiences The Best Thing I’ve Learned While Taking A TEFL Course I have been a teacher with 51 Talk for three years now and to improve my career and teaching skills I have learned some things on this TEFL course that will help me brush up my skills in teaching. Though I have been a teacher’s aid before, as well as a bright student who used to tutor others during my school years, it was now that I realized how hard teachers used to work for us to become good learners in school and understand the subjects. Table of Contents ESA Methodology of Teaching Classroom Management EFL Games Listen to this blog post Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Saba S. Also read My...  [Read more]

What traits should an EFL teacher have in teaching one-to-one Business English? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences What traits should an EFL teacher have in teaching one-to-one Business English? .As I learned from the 50-hour CTBE course, teaching business English always involves one-to-one mode. Imagine there is a student who is a high profile business person in China. He needs to learn English for his own Business work and he prefers one-to-one lessons. Then, what traits should an EFL teacher have in order to get this teaching job? In this essay, I would like to use this case to discuss some attributes that a businessman would seek in an EFL teacher and why he would demand those traits. Table of Contents English language + business knowledge Good teaching background and practice Knowledge about the business industry Manage your classes well...  [Read more]

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


Mon, 06 May 2019 Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas What It’s Like Teaching Kindergarten in Thailand - My Personal Story Having spent more than 20 years as a marketing consultant, I decided to change career, to become an English language teacher. Hence, I took up the 120-hour TEFL course with ITTT, along with a specialised course in teaching young learners and another one in teaching business English. Even before I finished my TEFL course, I was offered a teaching job with a private school in Bangkok, Thailand. I have since been teaching kindergarten kids for about 8 months. Table of Contents My Typical School Day Planning and Preparation Lessons I Have Learned Since Starting My New Job My Plans for the Future Do you want to teach English in Thailand? Related Articles:...  [Read more]

Can over 50s teach English abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Can over 50s teach English abroad? Absolutely, age shouldn't be a barrier to pursuing a career in teaching English abroad, even if you are over 50. While many TEFL opportunities target younger demographics, individuals over 50 often bring a wealth of life experience and maturity to the classroom. These attributes can be invaluable in the teaching profession. Not only does teaching abroad offer a chance to explore new cultures and environments, but it also provides an avenue to make a meaningful impact in the lives of students. So, if you are in your 50s or beyond and yearn for adventure combined with purpose, teaching English abroad might be the perfect next chapter. Table of Contents Can people over 50 really teach English abroad? South Korea Thailand Mexico Ecuador Czech Republic Can...  [Read more]

Can over 50s teach English abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Can over 50s teach English abroad? If you are over 50 and looking to liven things up and add a bit of adventure into your life, teaching English abroad could be the perfect answer. For many people turning 50 can be a time to really consider your place in the world and plenty of people decide that hitting the road is the way to go. Sure, you can quit your job and jump on a plane to explore the world, but how about earning some money while doing it and even making a positive change to other peoples lives at the same time? Can people over 50 really teach English abroad? The short and simple answer to this common question is YES, there is very little stopping almost anyone of any age from teaching English overseas. Although it is true that most government-run teaching programs such as those...  [Read more]

Is it hard to get a job teaching English online? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Is it hard to get a job teaching English online? This form of TEFL has quickly become one of the most popular ways to earn a living teaching English as it is highly flexible and exceptionally convenient for many people. It is usually possible to fit your working hours around any other commitments you have such as work, study or family, and it can be either a full-time job or a part-time way to earn some extra cash. Probably the most attractive quality of teaching online is that it can be done from almost any location worldwide, as long as you have a stable internet connection and a suitable device. Although the requirements stated for online teaching jobs will vary greatly from one employer to the next, it should not be hard for those with a TEFL qualification to find a suitable position....  [Read more]

Teach English Online - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Teach English Online Why teach English online? Teaching English online has become increasingly popular in recent years. One reason for this is the rapid growth in demand for TEFL qualified teachers around the world, particularly in areas where in-class training options are hard to come by. More and more teachers are deciding to go for the online teaching lifestyle as it allows them to set their own working hours and teach from anywhere they choose. Teaching English online provides a great deal of freedom that is perfect for anyone who wants a change from the normal 9-to-5 routine. Recommended Courses Teaching English online is a rapidly expanding area of the TEFL market. It is even suggested that beyond 2020 there may be more people learning English online worldwide than face-to-face in a...  [Read more]

English for Young Learners in Turkey: ✅ Problems and Solutions - TEFL Blog


Wed, 09 Dec 2020 Anastasiya Akpinar TEFL Information Alumni Experiences English for Young Learners in Turkey: ✅ Problems and Solutions For the last 50 years, English has become one of the most widely spoken languages worldwide. Nowadays, almost all spheres of our daily life are strongly connected to this language. We use English in business, tourism, education, and entertainment. With globalization trends and technology development, we cannot imagine even one day passing without using English. So the need to learn English as a foreign language increases all around the world every day. Table of Contents But does it mean learning is always easy and successful? Problems learners face Less of skills Not taking studying seriously Limited learning environment Motivation Possible Causes...  [Read more]

Future of English Considering its Derivatives Across the World - TEFL Blog


Tue, 21 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Future of English Considering its Derivatives Across the World From the time of the American revolution and onward, there has been a distinctive trend for American English and British English dialects to move away from each other. Whether taught in American English or British English, most people of either type will have little trouble understanding each other. Unlike the many dialects of China, English is a pretty ubiquitous language across the board, with a spattering of unique regional words. Table of Contents Rise of American Variant Phonetic System Derivation Common American Dialect Coexistence of British Dialects Canadian Speech Are there only British English and American English? Future of English Are you ready to spread...  [Read more]

The Benefits of Larger Classes in EFL Teaching - TEFL Blog


Thu, 13 Jul 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences The Benefits of Larger Classes in EFL Teaching Bigger is better, right? It's a concept most of us have grown up with. A bigger house is better than a smaller one, a bigger car is better than a smaller one, and a bigger motorbike is oh so much better than a smaller one. The list is almost endless. So, we all agree then, bigger is better! Or is it? Table of Contents Challenging the Perception: Bigger is Better? A Different Perspective on Class Sizes Comparing Class Sizes: UK vs. Vietnam The Role of Apprentice Teachers in Larger Classes Conclusion Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Disclaimer: The views and opinions...  [Read more]

Is 30 too old to teach English abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Is 30 too old to teach English abroad? Gone are the days when individuals followed a linear path from school to university to a lifelong career. Today, it is common for people to explore multiple job opportunities across different fields throughout their working lives. When individuals reach a point where they crave change in their careers, teaching English online or abroad offers an ideal avenue to embark on a new and fulfilling path. Becoming an English teacher and acquiring the necessary qualifications can be accomplished relatively quickly. The jobs available after completing the training are diverse and open to nearly anyone. All that's required is a solid command of the English language and the determination to make a change. The best part is that age is almost irrelevant. As long...  [Read more]

Implementing Music in an ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Fri, 24 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Implementing Music in an ESL Classroom There are many reasons that using songs in the classroom is important. The first, music speeds up learning. The 1960s was the moment when scholars began to examine the possibility of increasing memory abilities with music. Table of Contents Research in the Field In classroom Other purposes to use music Group work Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Huong T. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Research in the Field A series of creative experiments performed by Dr. Georgi Lozanov and Evelyna Gateva and their findings revolutionized teaching...  [Read more]

The Necessity of Understanding An EFL Student's Learning Experience - TEFL Blog


Wed, 17 Mar 2021 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas The Necessity of Understanding An EFL Student's Learning Experience As teachers, we often assume that we understand what our students are going through and that we can relate to the experience of learning in school because we have been there ourselves. However, many of us who teach English as a foreign language require a different empathy element to relate to our students truly. Learning a new language is a humbling experience, and doing it as a foreigner in a foreign culture is even more humbling. The question is, how many language educators can relate to this? Personally, though I do not know how many TEFL teachers have experienced a foreign language and culture for an extended period, I have had the privilege to...  [Read more]

TEFL Academy - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


TEFL Academy What is TEFL? TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Other acronyms are often used within the English teaching world, such as TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language), and ELT (English Language Teaching). However, in terms of teaching English abroad, they are often used interchangeably. With an ITTT TEFL academy accredited TEFL course you can acquire all the specialist skills and knowledge required to become a qualified teaching professional and teach in almost any country in the world. Many of the most popular countries for teaching English abroad require teachers to hold a TEFL certification in order to obtain a work visa or work permit. The recognized worldwide standard qualification for teaching...  [Read more]

TEFL Brazil - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Job For Efl Teacher In Porto Alegre Brazil


Job For EFL Teacher in Porto Alegre, Brazil Date posted:2011-05-08 | Writer: Instituto de Linguas | Email: [email protected] Thank you for your inquiry and for your interest in my school. This program was developed by ASBI, a cultural exchange organization in the south of Brazil. It has been designed for native speakers of English who want to exchange ESL teaching for the opportunity to live in Brazil and become acquainted with its language and culture. This is the second time that my school is going to take part in it. TEFL qualifications are preferred but not required. Some form of ESL teaching experience is also advantageous.School semesters in Brazil last approximately from March 1st until July 20th and from August 1st to December 20th. Besides the regular semesters, I also...  [Read more]

How many modules are in TEFL 120-hours? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How many modules are in TEFL 120-hours? The majority of TEFL courses now offered, including those provided by ITTT, are divided into several modules to make the learning process as streamlined and simple to assimilate as possible. You should find it simpler to navigate through the materials and retain all of the information given by segmenting the many components of the course into distinct units, such as specific grammatical issues, classroom management, and lesson planning techniques. There is generally no predetermined number of modules in a TEFL course, as the majority of TEFL course providers offer a wide range of course alternatives to fit different aims and conditions. At ITTT we make sure that our selection of TEFL courses meets every need, from short-form courses appropriate for...  [Read more]

Can you make good money teaching English abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Can you make good money teaching English abroad? Many TEFL qualified teachers head overseas to look for excitement, adventure, new experiences, and to simply get away from the daily grind, but not all are aware of the potential to earn a very good living whilst doing so. In some parts of the world teachers can earn more than enough to live a high quality of life and also afford to put aside a considerable sum each month to pay off student debts or to save for future travel etc. As demand for qualified teachers continues to grow in many areas, so do the potential salaries on offer. Table of Contents Important points to consider when evaluating potential TEFL salaries. How much can I earn teaching English in Asia? How much can I earn teaching English in the Middle East? How much can I...  [Read more]

An Overview of ITTT's Specialized TEFL Courses - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


An Overview of ITTT's Specialized TEFL Courses 12/22/2020 okay hello hello and welcome to today's session my name is lisa from itt uh today i'm going to guide you through uh some of our main uh specialized tefl courses uh if you are joining please let me know that you can see and hear me clearly hello everybody nice to see you hello hello so as i have already mentioned my name is lisa and i'm here to guide you through our specialized tefl courses thanks for joining me and let me know that you can see me clearly and hear me that i know that everything works smooth here okay and i would like uh also to know where are you guys watching from so let me know where are you located uh i'm streaming from beautiful and snowy catterenburg russia um it's a really cold day today about uh 90 degrees...  [Read more]

The Reasons English Can Influence a Student’s Future Career - TEFL Blog


Fri, 06 Mar 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Reasons English Can Influence a Student’s Future Career In today’s globalized world, English is the most widely spoken language; it is also the language of business, science and research, and technology. The need for English learning has dramatically been increased and thus the need for ESL qualified teachers. As a consequence Parents have become aware of the importance of English language for their children future career, therefore, they have been sending their children to ESL private schools to enhance their English language skills, so as these children will be able to speak English and thus, more opportunities and potential for their career when they graduate. Table of Contents Better chances of getting recruited...  [Read more]

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