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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 My Personal Teaching Experience in Xi’an, China | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences In this blog post, our TEFL graduate shares their story of teaching abroad. They worked in China, one of the most popular destinations for ESL teachers. A Lesson Plan to Practice Speaking With ESL Adults | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this article, our TEFL expert shares an EFL lesson plan for teaching speaking skills. Get inspired or simply use this ready lesson with your advanced level students. ...  [Read more]

ESL Classroom Troubleshooting: ✅ TEFL Challenges for Students of Various Ages - TEFL Blog


Mon, 15 Mar 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas ESL Classroom Troubleshooting: ✅ TEFL Challenges for Students of Various Ages When starting a teaching career, it is necessary to be aware of the different difficulties groups of learners one will encounter. This includes young learners, beginners, multilingual, adults, and many more. Each group has a different class attitude and learning ability. While there are hundreds of different teaching activities and styles, not all of them will work with each group. It is important to distinguish the most useful from differing classes. Table of Contents Motivation Challenge for Adult Students Motivation Challenge for Young Learners English Level Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related...  [Read more]

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Accredited TEFL certificate Check out tefl tesol about Accredited TEFL certificate 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 one to oneWhen most esl students start learning English for the first time, they typically start lessons in a group setting. The biggest reason for this is that they usually start learning English in the Elementary or Middle school. The students are accustomed to studying in groups from an early age. This group classroom dynamic is something that is continued in most English school because there are many advantages to it. However, in...  [Read more]

How to Adjust Your Teaching to the Needs of the Beginner Students - TEFL Blog


Sun, 12 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences How to Adjust Your Teaching to the Needs of the Beginner Students As the term beginner students refers to the level of students knowledge, I have decided to focus on beginner level in different age groups. Therefore, this essay will be divided into teaching beginner young students and beginner adults. My definition of a beginner student is the following: regardless of age, this is a learner with very little or no previous knowledge of the English language. However, there are certain things we should aim to know about every age group: Table of Contents Teaching beginner young students Group 1 – beginners ages 5-9 Group 2 – beginners ages 9-13 Teaching adult beginner learners Are you ready to teach abroad? Related...  [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 best...  [Read more]

Tips for Teaching Different Types of English Learning Groups - TEFL Blog


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Tips for Teaching Different Types of English Learning Groups There are many types of English learning groups and each group requires different teaching techniques. In my opinion, English learners can be divided into 2 groups: beginners and English learners for specific purposes. Beginners can be students who have no English at all or know a few simple structures. They can be children or adults. English learners for specific purposes are students who have a basic English level and want to achieve their specific aims of learning. Table of Contents Young Beginners Adult Beginners English Learners for Specific Purposes Conversation Learners Business Students Examination Classes Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related...  [Read more]

Learning Modes: Young Students vs. Adult Students - TEFL Blog


Wed, 22 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Learning Modes: Young Students vs. Adult Students In the past, the emphasis on teaching a foreign language was, amongst other older techniques, Grammar-Translation, and is still used in some situation today. This method helped the student to learn 'about' the language instead of learning the language (ITTT Unit 3,3). Over time, and continuing today, more and more attention and research have been placed on the question of what makes a good language learner. Table of Contents Differences between youngsters and adults Differences between learning 1st and 2nd language Levels of expertise Approaches to teaching young students Approaches to teaching adults Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This...  [Read more]

Is it easier to teach English to children or adults? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Is it easier to teach English to children or adults? Is there an inherently simpler age group to teach English? The straightforward answer is no. Anyone who has navigated through varying classroom environments understands the stark differences between teaching adults and young learners. Each age group has their unique motives for being in the classroom, the levels of motivation and discipline fluctuate considerably, and even the learning styles can greatly differ. These disparities demand a teaching style that is specifically tailored to each group's needs. Let's delve into some of these key differences. Also read: What are the best books for teaching ESL? Motivation and classroom management When engaging with young learners, it is essential to keep them intrigued and motivated,...  [Read more]

Strategies of Teaching ESL Groups Effectively - TEFL Blog


Wed, 26 Feb 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Strategies of Teaching ESL Groups Effectively There are different types of classes. We will be teaching and adults and children. Let's take a more detailed look into each group. ESL teachers are often working with beginners; however, some people could have been exposed to English previously. We can refer to these students as 'false beginners.' This subgroup could include adults who have learned the language before and may have forgotten it without consistent use. Adults beginners may tend to be more motivated than young beginner learners because adults make the decision to study English by themselves. Children may be told to learn and externally motivated by parents or family members. We should keep in mind that a beginner without...  [Read more]

Two Primary Modes of Learning: Differences Between Young Learners and Adults - TEFL Blog


Wed, 15 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Two Primary Modes of Learning: Differences Between Young Learners and Adults An ESL teacher will most likely teach a class with young learners and adults at some point in their careers. Teaching young learners and adults has its own set of challenges. Some of these challenges will be the learning experience that each possesses, the different ways of learning and how this affects the lesson, and the motivation of the student and how it affects behavior. Whether it is young learners for adults, the rewards can be satisfying. Table of Contents Learning Background Age Specifics Motivation Level Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Chris V....  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers What Measures Should be Taken if Students Misbehave? Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The problem of students behavior is common to every classroom. Our TEFL graduate shares how to correct students in a right way. What are The Best Speaking Activities for Mixed-Ability Classrooms? Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this article, our TEFL graduate shares their ideas on activities for mixed-ability classrooms. "Has the Cat Got Your Tongue?": Teaching Slang and Idioms Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Teaching slang and idioms can be difficult but rather important. Our TEFL graduate explains the importance of this language point. Same, but Different: The Differences Between Teaching High-School and University Students ...  [Read more]

Why Understanding the Group Dynamics of an ESL Classroom is Important - TEFL Blog


Wed, 15 May 2019 Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Why Understanding the Group Dynamics of an ESL Classroom is Important Humans are social animals. Throughout history, we've always evolved in communities and societies, where individuals relate with others by affiliating themselves to different groups. They are then integrated into a complex social network, whose members often have a strong impact on each other. Group dynamics represent this impact: they designate the functioning of a group and the relationships between its members. These dynamics also play an important role in the classroom, thus it is essential that the teacher understands them in order to create a productive synergy between themselves and their students. Table of Contents Tailoring Lessons to Suit the...  [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 How is Language Acquisition Influenced by Reading? | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Language acquisition is a complex process. Reading is a part of it. In this blog post, our TEFL graduate explains how reading influences a foreign language acquisition. The Cultural Problem for Learners in an EFL Classroom in Morocco | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Our TEFL graduate shares their observations of cultural challenges at schools in Morocco. What Benefits do Communication Games in the...  [Read more]

How Adults’ Learning Differs From Teenagers’ and Children’s Learning? - TEFL Blog


Mon, 23 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences How Adults’ Learning Differs From Teenagers’ and Children’s Learning? ESL teachers must acknowledge that it is not equal teaching English Lessons to children, teenagers, and adults, there are some wide differences between the practices used in each case, classroom, population, levels, and country where English is taught, on this paper we will check how an ESL lesson may be affected by these variables, and how we could overlap them on the practices used in teenagers and adults English lessons. Table of Contents Basic concepts Self-concept Personal Experience Adults learning process Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Javier V....  [Read more]

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Archives for September 2023 Effective Teaching in Crowded Classrooms: Strategies for Success Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Discover proven strategies to engage every student in large classrooms, from personal connections to group activities. Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom Sara Stojanovic TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Explore Gardner's 8 intelligences and tailor your teaching methods to tap into students' unique strengths for effective learning. Top 3 Differences in Teaching Approaches With Young Learners and Adult Learners Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas Explore key differences in teaching children and adults. Adapt your methods to enhance learning for all age...  [Read more]

Last posts written by Federico from: 36


Federico Riva Read my articles How Stories Transform English Learning in Early Childhood | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva Destinations TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Discover the enchanting power of stories in early childhood English learning. Uncover the motivation, real-life examples, and lifelong benefits they bring. You have a TEFL/TESOL certificate… now what? | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas After completing your TEFL/TESOL certification you will probably try to gain as much experience as possible. This is important if you wish to advance your career. A large part of the experience can be obtained through “Continuing Professional Development” (CPD). Here we will look at some of the ways to enhance your CPD. Transforming Lives:...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Online Education as a Tool For Global Achievements Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post was written by our TEFL alumna who considers English proficiency as an important thing for global interactions. The Most Essential Personal Qualities of a Good English Teacher Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This article was written by our TEFL graduate who shares their thoughts on the problem of teaching skills. They explain what qualities are extremely important for ESL educators. Family and Its Importance in a Student’s Development Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Do parents actually influence on students' overall development? In this blog post, our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on this point and expresses their...  [Read more]

What Is the Best Choice: One-to-One or Group Teaching? - TEFL Blog


Sun, 12 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences What Is the Best Choice: One-to-One or Group Teaching? I have taught one-to-one through tutoring English students on several levels, from five-year-old young learners to teenagers and adults in the past. Though all of these were rewarding and have taught me a lot about my own skills, the different TEFL courses also allowed me to apprehend teaching groups and how it can differ from teaching one-to-one. The following is a summary of my take on this subject, based mostly on my experiences. Table of Contents Teaching materials Classroom management Comparing two types of classes My personal challenges Are you ready to teach ESL students? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was written by our TEFL certification...  [Read more]

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Older Posts Mastering Classroom Management: Strategies, Models, and Best Practices Federico Riva Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Explore effective strategies, behavior models, and proactive techniques for classroom management. Learn how to create an ideal learning environment and handle disruptive behavior. How to Maintain Classroom Management with Different Models Federico Riva Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Discover key classroom management models and proactive strategies for a conducive learning environment. Rediscovering Confidence: Overcoming Student-Teacher Conflicts Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Rebuild your teaching confidence after losing your temper in class. Learn the steps to recovery and create a positive learning...  [Read more]

Learning Modes: Young Learners vs Adults - TEFL Blog


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Learning Modes: Young Learners vs Adults In this short essay, I would like to share the differences in teaching YL and Adults. For effective learning, it is important for us, as teachers, to understand how these two groups go about learning. The critical point is the suitable design and delivery of the program. Table of Contents To enhance the adult learning and engagement Malcolm Knowles introduced 4 principles: 1. Involvement 2. Experience 3. Relevance 4. Problem-centered Teaching Young Learners vs. Adults: 1. Dependency: 2. Accepting Instruction: 3. Applying Learnings: Are you ready to teach English to ESL students abroad? Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Eddy P. Please note that this...  [Read more]

TEFL USA - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Tefl Job In Philadelphia Usa


TEFL Job in Philadelphia, USA Date posted:2011-09-12 | Writer: Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians | Email: [email protected] The Global Works Training Center is a project of the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and includes classes in Vocational Literacy, Home Health Aide , ESL, Civics and GED. All of our classes are for students with limited English proficiency. We currently have a need for an EFL instructor for adult students. The primary focus of the Center is to prepare participants for work or advanced education. Generally, participants have several barriers to employment including limited English skills, a lack of understanding of U.S. workplace culture, and socio-economic needs such as childcare and transportation that make it difficult for them to work. ...  [Read more]

ESL Learners’ Modes: Differences between Young Students and Adults - TEFL Blog


Wed, 20 May 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas ESL Learners’ Modes: Differences between Young Students and Adults An instructor should adapt their instruction based on the student's needs and abilities, and should take into account the age of students as this is likely to affect factors such as student motivation, attention span, and openness to activities. An instructor should anticipate that young students may be less internally motivated than adult learners. Adult learners are likely to have longer attention spans than younger students, therefore the instructor should adjust lesson plans accordingly. Certain activities will be well received by very young students and poorly received by slightly older students or adult learners, this should be taken into account when...  [Read more]

TEFL ONLINE - page 2 - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL Jobs online


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 ESL Teacher Wanted | (Date posted:2024-01-14) Date posted:2024-01-14 | Writer: LingoAce | Email: [email protected] LingoAce is a leading online learning platform dedicated to providing a fun and engaging learning environment for children aged 4-15 who want to learn Chinese, English, and Math.About the Online English Teacher Program:•    Our vision is to provide accessible world-class English education to students•    Our...  [Read more]

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Federico Riva Read my articles The Best Methods to Increase Confidence in ESL Students | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva Teaching Ideas This article was written by an ITTT TEFL course graduate who talks about some strategies of increasing classroom confidence. Top Tips for Playing Games During the ESL Class | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva Teaching Ideas This article was written by an ITTT TEFL course graduate who talks about 6 easy games to use during the ESL class. Creating a Comfortable Learning Environment: Classroom Management Strategies | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted to some ways on how to create an effective classroom management. Our TEFL graduate shares their ideas. A Teacher’s Personal Qualities: Do They Really Matter?...  [Read more]

Differences between Young Learners and Adult Learners in the TEFL Environment - TEFL Blog


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Differences between Young Learners and Adult Learners in the TEFL Environment This post will focus on the differences English teacher face when they are working with a class of young learners compared to a class of adult learners. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: What are adults - what are young learners? Typical Qualities of Adult Learners Typical Qualities of Young Learners Behavioral Problems with Young Learners Which type of students do you prefer to teach? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Rebecca M. Listen to this blog post: What are adults - what are young learners? First, it is necessary to define what we...  [Read more]

Volunteer ESL Teaching: Challenges and Opportunities - TEFL Blog


Fri, 21 Aug 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Volunteer ESL Teaching: Challenges and Opportunities I took the ITTT online TEFL course not to prepare to teach English as an employee working abroad, but as a volunteer in the United States to teach refugee and immigrant adults. I completed the units a few months ago, but I waited to do this summative task until I could begin teaching classes as a volunteer teacher and reflect on that experience. Table of Contents Teaching ESL as a volunteer provides important opportunities for learning and growth. On the other hand, serving as a volunteer teacher poses several challenges. Volunteer Programs Working With Different Groups Do you want to teach English abroad or online? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Check out what our...  [Read more]

Playing Games in an ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Mon, 01 Mar 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Playing Games in an ESL Classroom "Play is our brain's favorite way of learning" – Diane Ackerman. Table of Contents Game Rules Adaptability to Age Differences Other Groups Types Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Danila E. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. I could not agree more with the quote above as playing games in the classroom has many advantages:The main thing needed for a successful process of learning is, of course, motivation. And playing games certainly increases...  [Read more]

Group Teaching or One-to-One: What Will You Choose? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 02 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Group Teaching or One-to-One: What Will You Choose? Teaching a group or having private lessons can be as beneficial as challenging. Let's try to understand which kind of teaching is more suitable for us. Table of Contents Advantages of Group Teaching Disadvantages of Group Teaching Pros to Teach One-to-One Cons to Teach One-on-One Are You Ready to Teach ESL Students? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was written by our ITTT graduate Catalina R. Advantages of Group Teaching Teaching large classes has many advantages. A large class offers a greater variety of activities. The teacher can have students work alone, in pairs, in groups or as a class. This allows the focus to be placed on the students instead of the...  [Read more]

TEFL Vietnam - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Immediate Position For Efl Teachers In Vietnam


Immediate Position For EFL Teachers in Vietnam Date posted:2015-10-19 | Writer: American Academy Vietnam | Email: [email protected] American Academy Vietnam is looking for full-time native level EFL teachers to work at our campuses in Hue City, Ha Tinh, Buon Me Thuot, Quang Ngai, Can Tho and Ho Chi Minh City starting immediately. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIIES: - Assessing and continuously monitoring student progress - Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to classes - Encouraging students to actively participate throughout class - Using a modern and dynamic teaching approach which allows students to communicate easily using the English language - Teaching small groups or on a one-to-one basis - Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work; - Assessing...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers What You Need to Know about Teaching Adults and Youths Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This article contains information on teaching adults and young students. The Principles of Creating Lesson Plans to Achieve Better Results Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This article contains information on lesson planning for effective teaching. Why Do You Need to Use Songs in Your Classroom? Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted to usage of songs in the classroom. Our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts. Classroom Activities for Various Groups of Students Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This article contains information on activities for different groups of students. 6 Exciting Online Classroom...  [Read more]

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