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What should I know about TEFL interviews and contracts? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What should I know about TEFL interviews and contracts? Job interviews are notorious for causing anxiety, but if you know what to expect and you prepare accordingly you should find they are not as bad as you are expecting. The essential nature of any interview is to show that you are confident in your teaching ability, keen to get started, and able to fit into the existing workforce. By doing some research and planning in advance, you should be able to demonstrate all of this and land the job on the spot. Table of Contents How do I prepare for an interview for teaching English abroad? What are the basic things to remember for a TEFL job interview? How should I dress for a TEFL job interview? What language should I use in a TEFL job interview? What cultural issues should I be aware...  [Read more]

What should I know about TEFL interviews and contracts? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What should I know about TEFL interviews and contracts? Job interviews are notorious for causing anxiety, but if you know what to expect and you prepare accordingly you should find they are not as bad as you are expecting. The essential nature of any interview is to show that you are confident in your teaching ability, keen to get started, and able to fit into the existing workforce. By doing some research and planning in advance, you should be able to demonstrate all of this and land the job on the spot. How do I prepare for an interview for teaching English abroad? The worldwide market for teaching English abroad covers dozens of countries and many types of employer. In some situations it is normal to complete the recruitment process before leaving home, including an interview...  [Read more]

The 15 Most Asked Questions in a TEFL Interview - TEFL Blog


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 Carrie Kellenberger Visa and Legal TEFL Information The 15 Most Asked Questions in a TEFL Interview Learning how to answer common questions in an ESL interview is easy if you've researched and prepared in advance, even if you've never had a formal job interview before. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: The 15 Most Common ESL Interview Questions Now you are ready for your adventure! Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Before we head into answering the top 15 most asked questions in a TEFL interview, there are a few things to check off your to-do list before interviewing: Listen to this blog post: The 15 Most Common ESL Interview Questions 1. Tell me a little about yourself. This is an icebreaker question...  [Read more]

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Carrie Kellenberger Reach To Teach Recruiting Carrie Kellenberger is Co-President of Reach To Teach Recruiting. She is a former ESL teacher, ESL curriculum textbook writer, and has written numerous books and articles for teachers who are interested in teaching abroad. Carrie moved to China in 2003 before moving to Taiwan in 2006 where she now lives with her husband in Taipei. She has been working in the recruiting industry since 2010 and has placed hundreds of happy teachers in positions all around the world. Carrie has been blogging since 2007. To read more about her adventures in Asia, visit her blog My Several Worlds (www.myseveralworlds.com). Read my articles Top Reasons to Choose a Recruiter When Finding a Job Teaching English Abroad | ITTT | TEFL Blog Carrie Kellenberger Visa...  [Read more]

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The World Of TEFL and TESOL Explained 5 Steps to Prepare Yourself for Your TEFL Interview Marie Hernandez Visa and Legal TEFL Information Job interviews are among the most daunting tasks for anyone. Here are our 5 steps to help prepare yourself for your TEFL interview. Top Tips for Taking an Online TEFL Course Mark Crocker TEFL Information Online training courses have many advantages and they are becoming increasingly popular with people looking to get TEFL certified. If you are new to self-study or are concerned that you will struggle with distance learning, take a look at our top tips for taking an online TEFL course. 8 Traveling Power Couples Teaching English Abroad You Should Follow Right Now Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information Teaching English as a foreign language...  [Read more]

TEFL Interview: The 15 Most Asked Questions They Will Ask You - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


TEFL Interview: The 15 Most Asked Questions They Will Ask You 02/25/2021 hello hello and welcome my name is linda thanks so much for tuning in um yeah i'm back here again like every week i guess um live with itt talking about yet another very exciting and interesting teaching and tefl topic today and i think especially this topic is going to be so useful um and it's i think not talked about enough right we always talk about how to choose the correct tefl course how to choose you know how to find jobs and all this kind of stuff but not we're not going down into the nitty-gritty of the actual tefl interview and that's what we're gonna do today so we are talking about the 15 most asked questions in a tefl interview and hi guys thanks so much for watching i see we already have a couple of...  [Read more]

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Older Posts Teaching English in Russia - The Salary and Budget Guide Linda Dunsmore Budget and Salary Destinations Russia is an up-and-coming EFL destination with vacant positions all across this vast nation. If you are interested in joining the thousands of English teachers in the country, check out this guide on salary and budget for a teacher living in Russia. ESA Methodology - What Is It and Why Should You Use It in the Classroom? Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas The ESA methodology of teaching is one of the most used modern teaching methodologies today. When taking a TEFL course, you will encounter this method and learn how to incorporate it into your lesson planning. 5 Steps to Prepare Yourself for Your TEFL Interview Marie Hernandez Visa and Legal TEFL Information...  [Read more]

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Older Posts The 5 Best Programs for Teaching English in Europe Federico Riva TEFL Information In this blog post, we cover the 5 best programs for teaching English in Europe; from all-time favorites like France and Spain to newer programs in Czechia and Hungary. 10 Crucial Teaching Skills Every Online Teacher Should Have Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas In this blog post on crucial teaching skills we will look at the specific skills of: Pronunciation, Grammar knowledge and Teaching methodology. TEFL Ice Breakers: What You Need to Know Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas Ice breakers as the name implies are activities (often games) used to introduce the teacher to the students, to each other and vice-verca. These activities allow the group to get...  [Read more]

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Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories The Importance of Home Tutoring in Vietnam Tho Nguyen Destinations Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Discover the advantages of 1-on-1 home tutoring over conventional methods in Vietnam. Learn how personalized attention can improve self-esteem, address learning disabilities, and shorten the learning curve for students. Read this blog post to find out how small changes can make a big difference in a student's education. The Importance of Speaking English in Today's World Hoàng Minh Huy TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Speaking skills are crucial for language learners. Learn the benefits of fluent speaking in a second language & strategies to improve your English speaking skills in this informative blog post. Top 5 ESL Teacher...  [Read more]

5 Steps to Prepare Yourself for Your TEFL Interview - TEFL Blog


Fri, 31 Aug 2018 Marie Hernandez Visa and Legal TEFL Information 5 Steps to Prepare Yourself for Your TEFL Interview If you plan on teaching English as a foreign language, you may need to obtain an officially recognized teaching certificate (such as TEFL) before you start looking at the positions that are available. In some countries, these certifications are absolutely necessary when it comes to finding a paying job as a teacher. Once you have completed your TEFL training you can then follow these 5 steps to ensure your job interviews go smoothly. Table of Contents Step 1: Set Up a Professional Look Step 4: Research the School/Company and Have Questions Ready Step 5: Take Control of Your Voice and Surroundings Listen to this blog post Now you are ready for your adventure! Related...  [Read more]

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Federico Riva Read my articles Top Ways for Non-Native English Teachers To Build Their Teaching Career | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information There are a number of different strategies discussed here to help build a teaching career. These include, private teaching volunteering. Other ideas that may not generally be known include teaching blogs and selling lesson plans and materials that you have created. Top 8 Misconceptions About Teaching ESL | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences In this blog post, we look at two of the most common misconceptions about teaching ESL. First, that finding a job is really hard and second that you need a degree to teach English abroad. 10 Crucial Teaching Skills Every Online Teacher Should Have | ITTT |...  [Read more]

7 Go-To Activities For Your ESL Conversation Class - TEFL Blog


Thu, 06 Aug 2020 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas 7 Go-To Activities For Your ESL Conversation Class Listen to this blog post: As an ESL teacher, getting your students talking can be one of the most difficult things to accomplish. English learners often lack the necessary confidence to speak openly and freely in English. The following activities are perfect for getting your students out of their shells! Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Here are 7 go-to activities for your ESL conversation class. 1. Dialogue 2. Role-Play Change-Up 3. Interviews 4. Tag Team Role Play 5. Mystery Partner 6. Problem Solved 7. Creative Improvisation Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Here are...  [Read more]

7 Awesome ESL Conversation Activities to Really Get Your Students Talking - TEFL Blog


Mon, 01 Oct 2018 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas 7 Awesome ESL Conversation Activities to Really Get Your Students Talking We all know what it's like to teach a class with reluctant students who don't want to talk. It's like pulling teeth. However, with these 7 awesome ESL conversation activities, you can really get your students talking! Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: 1. Ice Breaker Jenga 2. Get To Know You Bingo 3. Mystery Party Guest 4. 20 Questions 5. Create a Game 6. Apples to Apples 7. Choose Your Victim 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. Ice Breaker Jenga For this activity, you simply use a tumbling block game such as Jenga and write 1 simple ice...  [Read more]

5 Communicative ESL Speaking Activities Your Students Will Love - TEFL Blog


Wed, 28 Oct 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas 5 Communicative ESL Speaking Activities Your Students Will Love Speaking activities are essential for English learning as they give a chance to learn new linguistic points, including grammar and real-life listening skills. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Speaking Cards Collaborative Discussion Interview Giving Directions Speaking Boardgame Are you ready to teach online or in-class? Take a TEFL course today! Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Unfortunately, teachers often omit communicative tasks in the classroom because they feel that it is difficult to manage them. There is also a lack of time to practice speaking; many course books provide ESL...  [Read more]

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The World Of TEFL and TESOL Explained Most Asked Questions about Teaching English Online Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Online teaching has much in common with teaching in a traditional classroom. There are however some fundamental differences, particularly in class make-up and the use of equipment. By considering a number of “Frequently asked questions”, we will look at some of these issues. TEFL Job Interviews - What to Organize Before the Interview Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Most TEFL interviews are now conducted online. Whilst it is very important to think about what questions you may be asked and how you will answer them, of equal importance is being correctly physically set up for the interview. Here we...  [Read more]

How to find TEFL jobs? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How to find TEFL jobs? As there is a strong demand for TEFL qualified teachers in many countries worldwide, most course graduates should have little trouble finding a suitable position. However, to maximise your chances of securing the best jobs there are a few things you should be aware of. Where you should look for work, how to apply for jobs, and how to prepare for that all important interview are all covered below. Table of Contents Where can I teach English abroad? Which is the most popular region for teaching English abroad? Where can I earn the most money teaching English in Asia? What other popular spots are there for teaching English in Asia? Where are the most popular TEFL destinations in the Middle East? What are the pros and cons of teaching English in the Middle East? ...  [Read more]

10 Exciting Activities for the Past Simple - TEFL Blog


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 Jon ITTT Teaching Ideas 10 Exciting Activities for the Past Simple Grammar lessons can often be quite boring for students so it is important for us as TEFL teachers to have fun activities that encourage the students to use the target language creatively and foster high student talking time. Below is a list of 10 activities that can be used for lessons on the past simple. Table of Contents Matching pairs Diary Telling Stories Find Someone Who … When I was young Memory games Irregular verb bingo? What did you do (…)? Past simple battleships Good day/Bad day Listen to this blog post Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Matching pairs The teacher creates a set of cards with present simple verbs and a set with the past simple form of the...  [Read more]

How to find TEFL jobs? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How to find TEFL jobs? As there is a strong demand for TEFL qualified teachers in many countries worldwide, most course graduates should have little trouble finding a suitable position. However, to maximise your chances of securing the best jobs there are a few things you should be aware of. Where you should look for work, how to apply for jobs, and how to prepare for that all important interview are all covered below. Where can I teach English abroad? Among the many attractions of teaching English abroad is the fact that you are free to choose not only the region where you would like to work, but also the specific country or even city. For some teachers the history and culture of Europe appeals most, while others are drawn to exotic destinations across Asia or Latin America. However,...  [Read more]

How can I pass a TEFL job interview? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How can I pass a TEFL job interview? Many overseas TEFL employers complete their job interview process online via Skype or Zoom, etc. However, in some parts of the world it is still common for teaching jobs to be secured following a face-to-face interview at the actual school where the job is located. While it is true that every interview is a little different, there are a few common themes that you can prepare for in advance. What are the basic things to remember for a TEFL job interview? One huge thing to remember is the old saying that we form a first impression of someone within seven seconds of meeting them for the first time. If you want to get off to a good start and not ruin your chances before the interview has even really started, there are a few simple techniques you should...  [Read more]

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TEFL Job in Arizona, USA Date posted:2019-04-09 | Writer: Earth Citizens Organization | Email: [email protected] Earth Citizen Organization ESL Camp is looking to bring eight (6) ESL teachers to the Orme School in Mayer, Arizona for a period of three weeks starting mid July 2019. Teachers will be providing ESL classes for approximately four hours per day. Eighty children ages 9 to 12 will be traveling from Korea to learn meditation, mindfulness, English as a Second Language, as well as have the opportunity to experience a multitude of the outdoor adventures that Arizona has to offer. Each teacher will be responsible for ten students while in the classroom setting. We are looking for caring ESL teachers who can provide a loving, yet structured environment for the children to learn...  [Read more]

7 Activities for Teaching the Simple Present for the ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas 7 Activities for Teaching the Simple Present for the ESL Classroom ESL teachers often encounter difficulties when teaching grammar patterns to students abroad. The following 7 activities for teaching the simple present for the ESL classroom will help your students pick up the tense in an easy and efficient way. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: 1. Daily Routine 2. Cultural Norms 3. Classmate Interviews 4. ESP (Extraordinary Sensory Perceptions) 5. Where am I? 6. Present Simple BINGO Mingle 7. Weekend Party 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. Daily Routine This is a very good activity for when you start...  [Read more]

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The World Of TEFL and TESOL Explained 6 Things You Will Miss Out On If You Don't Teach English Abroad Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information Are you not sure whether teaching English abroad is right for you? Check out these 6 things you will miss out on if you don't teach English abroad to find out! Important Information about IELTS and TOEFL Jon ITTT TEFL Information This ITTT TEFL article looks at the different aspects of the international English language tests IELTS and TOEFL. Being a Cultural Ambassador in Japan: the Other Side of the EFL Experience Shanique Hutchinson Destinations TEFL Information Alumni Experiences This blog post was written by a recent TEFL course graduate who works as a cultural ambassador in Japan. Read more about her adventures teaching English...  [Read more]

How long does it take to get a TEFL job? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How long does it take to get a TEFL job? This is one of the most frequently asked questions we receive from trainees before, during and after every TEFL certification course, it is also one of the hardest to answer. There are many factors that influence how long it takes to secure an English language teaching job, but the good news is that the vast majority of our graduates do land a teaching position after successfully completing their course. How does the destination impact on TEFL job recruitment? One of the biggest factors is where you choose to work, as the demand for teachers varies greatly from region to region and country to country. China has such a huge demand that there are often not enough candidates to fill the available positions. This is particularly good news for newly...  [Read more]

How can I pass a TEFL job interview? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How can I pass a TEFL job interview? To excel in a TEFL job interview, whether it is conducted online via platforms like Skype or Zoom or in-person at the school's location, consider these key strategies: By addressing these common themes, you will be well-prepared and can set yourself apart as an ideal candidate for the TEFL position. Table of Contents What are the basic things to remember for a TEFL job interview? How should I dress for a TEFL job interview? What language should I use in a TEFL job interview? What cultural issues should I be aware of during a TEFL job interview? What teaching related questions might I be asked during a TEFL job interview? What are the basic things to remember for a TEFL job interview? One thing to remember is that we form a first impression of someone...  [Read more]

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Federico Riva Read my articles Live TEFL Talk: How to teach English in Asia | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva Destinations TEFL Information Are you interested in teaching English in Asia? TEFL expert Linda from ITTT shares the ultimate guide to teaching English as a foreign language in one of the most intriguing regions of the world! Live TEFL Q&A: We Answer All Your TEFL/TESOL Questions | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Check out this live session where we answer your most burning questions about teaching English, TEFL/TESOL, and everything in between! Advanced English Grammar for Non-Native ESL Teachers | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Are you a non-native English teacher? Is your English level quite advanced, but you...  [Read more]

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Teaching English in China: TV Teacher Date posted:2018-02-07 | Writer: TEFL Recruits | Email: [email protected] TEFL Recruits is a recruitment company set up and run by former ESL teachers and managers. We know the types of jobs that TEFL qualified teachers want with salaries that they deserve. Our partnered schools have all been verified or checked by foreign teachers that have worked there to make sure pay is given on time and contracts are followed. TEFL Recruits is with you every step of the way, we give out tips about how to pass interviews, help with visa questions and make sure you are given what you deserve. TV Teacher Teach English literature in the company’s Beijing studios. Your classes will be filmed and streamed to over 1,000 students in classrooms around China....  [Read more]

7 Activities for Teaching Modal Auxiliary Verbs in the ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 Simon ITTT Teaching Ideas 7 Activities for Teaching Modal Auxiliary Verbs in the ESL Classroom The number of combinations of modals and usages is enormous, so TEFL certified teachers often spend a lot of time trying to find an activity that suits their particular teaching point. Here, we give you some adaptable ideas which should save you time thinking or searching, assuming you already have good grammatical knowledge of the subject and a little bit of creativity. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Language Tennis Mill-drill/Mingling Group Discussions or Debates Board Games Information Exchange Draw the Sentence Marked Up Dice Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! It's...  [Read more]

TEFL & TESOL Podcasts - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Tefl Tesol Podcasts Welcome to The TEFL and TESOL Podcast by ITTT! Here you will find a collection of all our available episodes in one place. Episodes cover a variety of topics that are related to TEFL, TESOL, and teaching English abroad or online. We regularly add new episodes. This podcast is perfect for anyone interested in teaching English abroad or online and getting TEFL or TESOL certified. Our podcast episodes range from TEFL and TESOL Q&As to interviews with exciting guests, inducing ITTT graduates, ESL recruiters, and other TEFL experts in the EFL industry. Download the episodes on your mobile device or listen to them directly on your laptop! 10 Alternative TEFL Destinations for an Off-the-Beaten-Path Teaching Experience 10 Alternative TEFL Destinations for an...  [Read more]

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TEFL & TESOL Jobs FAQ If you are nearing the end of your TEFL certification course or you are already certified but have yet to start teaching, you will probably have a number of questions regarding English language teaching jobs. In our FAQs below we tackle a wide range of questions, from which countries offer the best options to how to go about landing a position in your country of choice. You will also find answers about job interviews, how to prepare your documentation, and a whole host of other job related info. What questions should I ask a TEFL employer?    To decide whether a job is right for you it is essential to get as much information as possible during the interview. You should be clear on areas such as salary, working hours, class size, student's age,...  [Read more]

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Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories 5 ESL Classroom Halloween Decor Ideas Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL experts share five Halloween decor ideas for your ESL classroom. Get inspired and create incredible atmosphere of this fun holiday. 6 Great Ideas for Developing Vocabulary in English Learners Zainab Sadriwala Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Exposure to a language is of prime importance if one intends to excel in it. Like every language, English needs to be practiced in all its integrated skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Vocabulary has always been among a key component of language learning that teachers rely on. The following are 6 great ideas for developing vocabulary in English...  [Read more]

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