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Noun Types in English Grammar - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Noun Types in English Grammar   Nouns are naming words which make up the most common category of words in the English language. Within this category there are several different types of nouns with specific roles to play.   Nouns are the most common type of word in the English language and therefore make up a large part of EFL language lessons, particularly in lower level classes. As an EFL teacher it is recommended that you have a solid understanding of the different types of nouns so you can help your students make rapid progress in this area of grammar. Common Nouns Common nouns are used to name a GENERAL type of person, place or thing. Common nouns can be divided into smaller classes such as countable and...  [Read more]

Top 5 Icebreakers for New TEFL Teachers - TEFL Blog


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas Top 5 Icebreakers for New TEFL Teachers As you have learned during your TEFL certification course, a good lesson starts with an engage, or warm-up phase. This usually consists of a fun and interesting activity to get your students going and speaking in English. For new teachers, it's often these more casual moments of a class that are a challenge because of their lack of teaching experience. However, these top 5 icebreakers for new TEFL teachers will help you to get your class energized and ready for your lesson. Table of Contents 1. Two Truths and a Lie 2. ABC Word Chain 3. Positive, Negative, Crazy 4. Would You Rather…? 5. Finish the Sentence Listen to this blog post Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles 1....  [Read more]

The Best Ice Breaker Games Every EFL Teacher Should Know - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


The Best Ice Breaker Games Every EFL Teacher Should Know 06/10/2021 hi guys hey linda here from itt with another live session this week i'm so happy to be here again hope to see many of you guys today thanks so much for joining if you're listening to this as a podcast episode thank you so much for the download we recently just hit 3500 podcast downloads which is super exciting thank you so much for your support and um yeah today's topic i'm really excited about because it's something a little bit different than what i'm usually talking about and today i'm going to share with you the the best icebreaker games that every efl teacher should know so yeah i'm gonna be showing you guys what fun games you can play in your classes i know that some of you are already teaching and you probably...  [Read more]

Qualifications Combined TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Qualifications Combined TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Qualifications Combined 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 G.P. - Canada said: Pronunciation Problems in ThailandIntroduction The purpose of this report is to bring out pronunciation problems for English language students who were born, raised and educated in thailand. The researcher, a native thai citizen who has been spending most of his life abroad, will share his own experiences as he was a student; and as well as his students? with readers. The Goals of This Research Project To help the English language students...  [Read more]

Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences - TEFL Blog


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Teaching and Learning Through Multiple Intelligences This essay on the Multiple Intelligences is based on my past 26 years of teaching experiences at the elementary and middle school grades, as well as teaching in teacher education in higher education at the university level. I have conducted much research on the area of Multiple Intelligences, however, this essay will be based on my memory and experiences of teaching utilizing the Multiple Intelligences; thus, references are not included as they have been an accumulation throughout the last 26 years of teaching. Table of Contents Methodology Learning Domains 1. Numbers 2. Art and Crafts 3. Body Language 4. Music 5. Social Skills 6. World Around Do you want to learn new teaching...  [Read more]

The 7 Most Common Problems for ESL Learners from Chile - TEFL Blog


Thu, 09 Apr 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The 7 Most Common Problems for ESL Learners from Chile This essay displays my own experience as well as information from other (internet) resources. I work as an English teacher in Chile, mainly teaching professionals in the mining industry. Table of Contents 1. False cognates 2. Spelling 3. Use of the subject 4. Pronunciation 5. Hacer and to do and to make 6. Third-person 7. Prepositions Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Only 3 to 5 percent of the population in Chile speaks proficient English. The Ministry of Education created a plan to upscale the level of English and the percentage of English speakers in the country. They welcome teachers from abroad. Chile is a Spanish speaking country. Spanish speakers...  [Read more]

5 Great Activities to Accelerate All Four Language Skills - TEFL Blog


Thu, 09 Jul 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas 5 Great Activities to Accelerate All Four Language Skills I would like to introduce five flashcards activities which I found fun and practical to enhance a student's vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, listening, and speaking. Table of Contents 2.Grab It 3.Circle Pass 4.Hint Game 5. Find the Odd One Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate MOHSEN H. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. 1. Show & Tell This activity is designed to teach vocabulary as well as practice listening. It can be used for teaching various categories (animals, food, fruits, …) or a mix of them.The...  [Read more]

7 Fun Activities for Teaching Vocabulary in the ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas 7 Fun Activities for Teaching Vocabulary in the ESL Classroom You will find the web full of ideas for teaching vocabulary and, although most of them are undoubtedly good activities, some are only suited to a particular level. Here are some tried and tested activities that can be adapted to suit any level of student and a variety of class sizes. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: 1. Hot seat 2. Beat the clock 3. Crosswords 4. Board games 5. Slow Pictionary 6. Vocabulary tennis 7. Pelmanism ("Concentration") Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Listen to this blog post: 1. Hot seat This is a great activity that can be used as a warm-up at the...  [Read more]

Accredited TEFL Diploma - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Accredited TEFL Diploma Check out tefl tesol about Accredited TEFL Diploma 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.G. - U.S.A. said: Teaching Slang and IdiomsI have been a student of multiple languages for as long as I can remember. In the field of music composition you are thrust into the situation of having to have at least a basic understanding of certain speech patterns and linguistic idioms in any number of romantic, Slavic or Germanic languages in order to study the master?s scores and historical documents. Unfortunately for American composers, this can prove to be an...  [Read more]

TEFL Ice Breakers: What You Need to Know


Fri, 14 Oct 2022 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas TEFL Ice Breakers: What You Need to Know What are ice breakers and when and where do we use them? In this blog post, we will cover these issues and give actual examples of activities you can use with your classes. Table of Contents Watch the video about this topic We are going to consider five different activities. Two Truths and a Lie Word Chain Positive, Negative, Crazy Would You Rather Finish the Sentence 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 Icebreakers are games or activities that are designed to 'break the ice'. Typically you would use these kinds of games or activities at the...  [Read more]

Qualifications Easy TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Qualifications Easy TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Qualifications Easy 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 G.R. - Canada said: TEFL for non native English speaking teachersLearning a language is learning a language. As a child, we hear and listen and listen again before we dare utter our first word. We first babble and hope we are going to be understood, making sounds which only Mom can guess the meaning of because she sees the crying need more than understands a linguistic expression. Some few years later, the baby can teach English. I went through this process, except...  [Read more]

Useful Methods for Teaching Vocabulary - TEFL Blog


Fri, 07 Feb 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Useful Methods for Teaching Vocabulary Teachers often encounter difficulties in various aspects of language teaching. The main task of every teacher is to motivate and engage a student in the process of language learning. In this regard, teachers try to set a learning environment in the classrooms to be able to demonstrate and make learners stay focused on the lessons. There are different methods and approaches to learning English, and it is not always easy to choose the best one to make a lesson effective and successful. Table of Contents Why work on vocabulary? Challenges So, how do we, teachers, teach the vocabulary? ESA Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL...  [Read more]

The Effects of Teaching Vocabulary Learning Strategies on EFL Learners Vocabulary Development - TEFL Blog


Fri, 22 May 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Effects of Teaching Vocabulary Learning Strategies on EFL Learners Vocabulary Development Vocabulary has always been one language area about which students usually complain and claim that it impedes language learning. The main purpose of this study is to investigate whether using the context for guessing the meaning of new vocabulary can solve this problem. The learning of vocabulary is an important part of foreign language learning. The meaning of new words is very frequently emphasized, whether in books or verbal communication. And also, English teachers have an important role in teaching new vocabularies. In this research, we will study different kinds of teaching vocabulary by using a dictionary or guessing on the context....  [Read more]

American and British English: Color or Colour? A Brief History and Notable Differences - TEFL Blog


Wed, 10 Jun 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences American and British English: Color or Colour? A Brief History and Notable Differences English is a language that, like other languages, has a rich history dating back thousands of years. Sort of mash-up of ancient Germanic languages and Roman Latin, English is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world thanks to the spread of British and American influence across the world over the last several hundred years. It is a tricky language, infamous for its many exceptions and grammatical nuances. While English, compared to some languages, has a relatively low variation between regional dialects (low enough for speakers of radically different dialects to understand each other at least partially), these differences can be...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - How To Pronounce Ilk - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


How to Pronounce 'ILK'- English Grammar   In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word ilk. This word describes a person or a thing that is similar to a person or a thing previously referred to. Suitable synonyms for ilk are type, category, sort, and class. Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

5 Most Productive Activities With Flashcards for Younger Learners - TEFL Blog


Thu, 28 Nov 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas 5 Most Productive Activities With Flashcards for Younger Learners Flashcards tend to be the most commonly used and popular teaching tool during any of my lessons performed regularly. I come across them so often during my teaching practice that I eventually decided to write my essay on this very topic. Table of Contents Materials Types of Activities Tap Game Step on the Right Flashcard Flash a Flashcard What's Missing? Wind Blows Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Mikhail E. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Materials It is basically an ultimate flat piece of paper (carton)...  [Read more]

Acquire TEFL Diplomas - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Acquire TEFL Diplomas Check out tefl tesol about Acquire TEFL Diplomas 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.H. - U.S.A. said: Multiple Intelligence As a teacher have you wondered did I reach every student? Were they truly engaged in the lesson? These are questions that teachers ask themselves daily. A creative learning environment can meet the needs of all the learners with the use of Dr. Howard Gardner?s multiple intelligence theory. There are different schools of thought on how to reach all students in your classroom. There are some that believe intelligence can be assessed...  [Read more]

How can Game-Based Learning be Helpful to EFL Students? - TEFL Blog


Wed, 29 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas How can Game-Based Learning be Helpful to EFL Students? Games are a useful tool for teachers of EFL students because they help with motivation, engagement, and graceful failure (Plass 260-261). I will present a successful example of a teacher using games in an adult grammar class from Indonesia. Second, since I plan to teach online EFL students, I will present free digital games online teachers can use in their virtual classrooms. Table of Contents Advantages of the Theory The First Research Popular Games Access to Materials My Choice Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Christopher C. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily...  [Read more]

Problems For Adult English Learners From Turkey - TEFL Blog


Fri, 25 Oct 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Problems For Adult English Learners From Turkey Learning the English language during adult years is a specific process when a student has reached a certain age, got some kind of profession (occupation), and decided for some specific reasons to learn (improve) English language. Table of Contents Specific purposes Misconception Lack of Confidence Belief in Cultural Difference Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Dinara Y. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Specific purposes For example, the first category of students I came across decided to learn the English language and...  [Read more]

Teachers & Learners – Language Levels of Learners - TEFL Blog


Wed, 23 Feb 2022 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas Teachers & Learners – Language Levels of Learners A consideration for the categorization of your language learners is actually their language level. Table of Contents Watch the video about this topic True Starters and False Beginners Elementary Level Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! So within any class the language level the students should all have, (assuming that your class is not a mixed ability class) is usually at one particular level. Typically your students will have had some form of level test to put them into one of the levels and in ESL teaching there...  [Read more]

Providers Accelerated TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Providers Accelerated TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Providers Accelerated 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 G.C. & E.H. - Australia said: Learning modes young learners vs adult learnersWhen teaching English to non-English speakers, there are two main categories of learner?s in regards to their ages. There are adults who are generally 18 years or over and there are young learners who can be further placed into 3 categories. These categories range from the very young learners of pre-school age who are aged 7 years or less to early teen learners who are 13 years and...  [Read more]

7 Best Get-to-Know Games for ESL Lessons - TEFL Blog


Thu, 03 Sep 2020 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas 7 Best Get-to-Know Games for ESL Lessons First lessons are always a little bit overwhelming because the students and teacher don't know each other yet. That's why it's very important to break the ice and help your ESL learners to relax. Plus, for future planning, you need to learn more about your students and their likes and dislikes. Get-to-know games are great for these purposes and work best if you play them during the first 3-5 lessons. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: 1. Are you more like…? 2. Me/not me 3. Never have I ever 4. Alphabet 5. Random number 6. Top 5 7. Deserted Island Do you want to teach English abroad or online? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Check out...  [Read more]

Living and Teaching English in Italy - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Habits & Customs


Living and Teaching English in Italy - Habits, Customs & Curiosities Italy is one of the most exciting destinations in Europe due to its long history, amazing cultural sites and picturesque landscapes. It is also a very popular destination for qualified teachers looking to live and work in the field of teaching English as a foreign language. The following guides should help you decide whether Italy is a suitable destination for your EFL career. They cover topics such as travel tips, basic Italian words and phrases, the most popular attractions, cultural do’s and don’ts, and Italian food and wine. Travel Tips for Italy SOURCE: www . wandershare . com/ Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Italian Phrases Cheat Sheet SOURCE: www . theintrepidguide...  [Read more]

Learning English in Early Childhood - TEFL Blog


Mon, 20 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Learning English in Early Childhood In the past, some scientists thought young learners do not learn as fast as adults. However today even parents are aware of the importance of starting learning a second language early. Table of Contents Advantages of Early Start Consider the Mix of Abilities Choice of Activities Nursery Rhymes Flashcards GamesThe Main Problems Young English Learners Face In China Stories Are you ready to teach English to younger children? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Safak Ä°. Advantages of Early Start When people start learning at early ages of their life, they increase the probability of gaining better language skills and favorable...  [Read more]

Five Quality Flashcard Activities and When to Use Them - TEFL Blog


Fri, 07 Aug 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Five Quality Flashcard Activities and When to Use Them The benefits of using flashcards in the ESL classroom are well-documented. When teachers use flashcards, they typically provide their students with three learning pathways: visual, kinesthetic, and audio (assuming that the exercise requires the students to say something related to the flashcard). Table of Contents Reasons to use flashcards 1. Charades 2.Concentration 3. Heads Up 4. Complete the Cube 5. Slap 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! This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Joseph O. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily...  [Read more]

Past and Present Signs of English Going Global - TEFL Blog


Mon, 25 Nov 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Past and Present Signs of English Going Global In speaking of any language is global, and in our case, particularly English, several categories could be discussed to give us more understanding. Table of Contents The History of English Demand Culture and Trade Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Frederic S. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. The History of English The first is the history of the language, where did it originate? If we say English was an obscure German dialect we can also say that without knowing more of the history behind it, there would be no way for us to...  [Read more]

6 Fun Zoom Teaching Ideas for Kids - TEFL Blog


Tue, 18 May 2021 Charlotte Lam Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas 6 Fun Zoom Teaching Ideas for Kids Due to the pandemic, distance learning has become the new form of teaching all over the words. In Hong Kong, teachers are trying to figure out ways to teach their students while having quarantine at home. In this post, I'm going to share some fun activities and games to play with kids by using Zoom so that you won't run out of ideas when teaching through an online platform. If you've never used Zoom before, you must try it with your students, and it definitely surprises you. Table of Contents Before having lessons, set up zoom ground rules! Discussion questions ideas: Below are some fun activities ideas to play with the kids: 1. Scavenger Hunt 2. Show and Tell 3. Draw and Guess 4....  [Read more]

Quantifiers in English - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ A Lot Of, A Few, A Little, A Bit…


Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Quantifiers in English | A Lot Of, A Few, A Little, A Bit…   What are quantifiers? We use quantifiers (A Lot Of, A Few, A Little, A Bit…) when we want to give information about the number of something: how much or how many. Let's take a look at it below.   Quantifier Definition Quantifiers form a sub-category under determiners. They are adjectives or phrases that answer two possible questions: 1. How many? 2. and How much? For example: a few, a little, much, many, most, some, any, enough, etc., are quantifiers.   How to Use Quantifiers Quantifiers that Describe Quantity Quantifiers that describe quantity include a little, none, a few, etc. Some of these are used only with:   Countable nouns...  [Read more]

Guide to Teaching Receptive Skills in the EFL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Guide to Teaching Receptive Skills in the EFL Classroom When students learn English as a second language, there are two types of skills that they work towards obtaining proficiency of: receptive and productive skills. As an EFL teacher, you need to understand how to incorporate the learning of these skills into your lessons - and this guide will help you with that. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Receptive Skills Definition Motivations for the Students Challenges for the Students Planning Your Lessons Considering the Motivations and Challenges Great Resources for Teaching Receptive Skills Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video...  [Read more]

TEFL Asia General - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Teach Efl In India


Teach EFL in India Date posted:2005-03-14 | Writer: Sutherland Global Services | Email: [email protected] Language Specialist: Mumbai (Maharashtra) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India Position Title: Language Specialist Category: EFL/ESOL/ESL Teacher/Instructor; also American Culture; Professional Conversation/Writing Skills Location: Mumbai (Maharashtra) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India Deadline: Immediate and Ongoing Experience: EFL/ESOL/ESL Certification with minimum of two years teaching experience; phonetics specialization desirable; previous experience in India/South Asia preferred; previous experience in BPO/Contact Center industry a plus. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree Required (Education, Applied Linguistics, Education, English, TESOL/EFL, or Communications); ESL/EFL/TESOL...  [Read more]

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