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5 Challenges of Teaching EFL to Kindergarten Level Students - TEFL Blog

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas 5 Challenges of Teaching EFL to Kindergarten Level Students This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Susan W. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. 1. Self-introduction I am Susan and I'm 40 years female from Kenya and I have graduated with a bachelor's degree in Art in Education. I have been teaching young learners in Kenya for two years and I was invited to teach English in southern China and I am ready for the new challenge teaching abroad. 2. Reasons for practicing as an EFL Teacher I decided to do a TEFL test online so that I can acquire the Certificate and be employed as a qualified EFL teacher. I have learned a lot when studying the TEFL test and as an...  [Read more]

What does Level 5 TEFL mean? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

What does Level 5 TEFL mean? Navigating your way through the different TEFL certification options can be daunting. Luckily, we are here to shed some light on the different levels available for TEFL courses. The frameworks' general characteristics are often related to various factors, including the total number of hours spent studying, the certification type, if the program includes a practical component, and the method of study (full-time or part-time). A level 5 TEFL course is in the upper range of the framework, meaning it is among the more advanced TEFL certifications out there. What is a level 5 TEFL qualification? A level 5 TEFL qualification is equivalent to a CELTA or Foundation Degree. This level is ideal for obtaining the top TEFL positions available. Whether online or abroad,...  [Read more]

Is a level 5 TEFL course worth it? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Is a level 5 TEFL course worth it? Although the market for TEFL qualified teachers is very strong in many countries, you might find that there is a lot of competition for each available job in the more sought after locations. If your plan is to head to a popular destination overseas, then you might want to consider completing a higher level of TEFL certification before you start applying for jobs. What are the different levels of TEFL certification? When it comes to the different levels of TEFL certification, it is important to understand that there is no one framework that encompasses the whole EFL teaching world. Some countries such as the USA, the UK, and Australia have their own system, as do other regions, teaching organizations, and some course providers. However, most course level...  [Read more]

Is a level 5 TEFL the same as a CELTA? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Is a level 5 TEFL the same as a CELTA? In order to allow potential trainees to compare different courses, many countries, organizations and TEFL course providers have developed their own course-level framework. At ITTT our framework currently runs from level 3 to level 7, covering our full selection of TEFL certification courses. On this scale it is generally agreed that a level 4 course is the minimum level expected by employers who are trying to fill vacancies for mainstream entry-level EFL teaching jobs. However, many trainees choose to start their teaching career with a higher level of training. A level 5 TEFL course will give you a genuine headstart on most other first-time teachers and allow you to apply for a wider range of jobs. A level 5 TEFL course on the ITTT scale is the...  [Read more]

What is a TEFL qualification equivalent to? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

What is a TEFL qualification equivalent to? Did you know that there are multiple levels of TEFL certification, including TEFL level 4, TEFL level 5, and TEFL level 6? Just when you thought picking an appropriate TEFL course would be easy, you discover that there are several levels available! It is crucial to know what each of these TEFL levels means before choosing your TEFL course. This will help you in determining what level is ideal to reach your desired goal and what courses you need to take in order to get the teaching job you are looking for. What is the difference between TEFL level 4, TEFL level 5, and TEFL level 6? To begin, keep in mind that TEFL levels are based on the UK qualifications framework. This includes levels 0 through to 8. Check out the graphic below to get a better...  [Read more]

Is a level 4 TEFL certificate equivalent to a degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Is a level 4 TEFL certificate equivalent to a degree? When researching TEFL courses you will probably come across courses at various different levels, ranging from level 1 to level 8. These levels can cover everything from a 10-hour introductory course, right through to a master’s degree in TEFL. However, as this course framework covers such a wide range of qualifications it is important to have a broad understanding of the levels to ensure you take the right courses to suit your personal situation. Take a look at our course levels page for more details. What are the different ITTT TESOL certificate levels? At ITTT we have developed our own course level framework to ensure it is easy for everyone to compare all our different courses options. Our framework is based on the same criteria...  [Read more]

Compare all ITTT courses using our Qualification Framework - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

ITTT's TEFL / TESOL Course Levels There are a number of National Qualification Frameworks (NQFs) worldwide. The USA, UK, Europe and Australia, for example, all have their own system. The general features of the frameworks relate to a number of factors, typically including: Combining a number of features from frameworks around the world, the ITTT Qualification Framework is indicated as follows:   ITTT level 3 certificates   ITTT level 4 certificates   ITTT level 5 certificates   ITTT level 6 certificates   ITTT level 7 certificates   *Please note that these course levels are not an official TEFL/TESOL grading system and should only be used as a guide that allows you to compare our different courses based on the criteria stated above. Check out ITTT's Blog...  [Read more]

What are the TEFL levels? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

What are the TEFL levels? If you have already done some research into TEFL courses you might have noticed that they are usually given a level that places it somewhere on the hierarchy of available courses. This type of organization makes it much easier for teachers to compare different courses and to choose the best options to suit their own situation. However, the first thing to make clear about TEFL course levels is that there is not just one framework, as many countries and individual teaching organizations have developed their own versions. Despite this, the vast majority of frameworks are designed using the same type of criteria, which means that most are very similar in design. Although each framework might vary slightly, most are constructed based on the type of study, the hours...  [Read more]

How many levels are there in EFL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

How many levels are there in EFL? When researching teacher training courses it can be difficult to compare the many options available, which is why EFL course levels can be a great help. All TEFL courses can be put into certain levels that reflect their content and the level of qualification you will receive at the end of the training. This organization of courses can be a real benefit when it comes to choosing the right type of course to suit your individual situation. However, it is also important to know that there is not a single ranking system that is adopted by the whole EFL world. May individual countries and teaching organizations have their own set of course levels. Despite this, most systems are developed using similar criteria such as the type of study involved, the number of...  [Read more]

What is a TEFL curriculum? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

What is a TEFL curriculum? Across the globe, there are five widely accepted levels of EFL learners, which are represented in the teaching materials and book series available for students and teachers. These levels are commonly referred to as: Note: Any levels above these are typically termed 'advanced' and aren't usually taught in standard settings. Please note that different curricula may categorize these levels in various ways. For instance, the Touchstone series from Cambridge uses a four-level scale, which, however, covers the same content as a conventional five-level scale. Another series, "Cutting Edge," encompasses six levels, including an advanced level, along with the standard five. Let's examine some representative syllabus content for each level from the "Cutting Edge" series,...  [Read more]

What is the highest TEFL qualification? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

What is the highest TEFL qualification? When it comes to ranking educational qualifications by their difficulty level, many countries have their own ranking system. For example, there are 9 different levels that courses can be classed as within the UK. Examples of actual UK qualifications at each level are given below: Level 1: GCSE - grades 3, 2, 1 or grades D, E, F, G Level 2: GCSE - grades 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4 or grades A*, A, B, C Level 3: A level Level 4: Certificate of higher education (Cert HE) Level 5: Diploma of higher education (Dip HE) Level 6: Degree with honors - for example bachelor of the arts (BA) hons Level 7: Master’s degree, for example Master of Science (MSc) Level 8: Doctorate, for example doctor of philosophy (PhD or DPhil) Depending on which National...  [Read more]

TEFL Thailand - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Teach Efl In Thailand 3

Teach EFL in Thailand (3) Date posted:2017-02-08 | Writer: Brighton Language Academy | Email: [email protected] Brighton Language Academy is a leading language school in Phayao, Northern Thailand. The school comprises of Pre-school level, Primary level and Adult level and we currently have 200 pupils who have attended our school in various levels and courses. Our school aspires to become the number one English Language School in Northern Thailand. JOB DETAILS: Hours of Work:  5 days per week / occasionally support school events and activities Key responsibilities: 1.            Teaching English language to students age 3 to 12, depends on level or class assignment...  [Read more]

Will TEFL certification help you teach English? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Will TEFL certification help you teach English? In the same way that we would expect our surgeon, dentist or airline pilot to have undertaken some training, our students of English might also expect their teachers to be trained and competent. What does it mean that our English teacher is competent? Possibly there are two major components to the answer: 1. The teacher has adequate subject knowledge. 2. The teacher has some classroom delivery skills. So how can taking a TEFL certification provide this knowledge? First you need to find a course that offers these components. While many native English speakers have learned the rules of English grammar sub-consciously as part of their language development, this does not give them the necessary subject knowledge required to teach English. So...  [Read more]

Class Advanced TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Class Advanced TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Class Advanced 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 W.D. - South Africa said: Phonetics-PhonologyThe purpose of phonological awareness instruction is to teach students the skills they need in order to understand the alphabetic system of English. Phonological awareness skills are a necessary component of beginning reading instruction and are the appropriate beginning point of instruction for many poor readers. Some students require instruction in analyzing sounds within words prior to beginning actual decoding and encoding...  [Read more]

Evaluation and Testing of Students - General English Exams - TEFL Blog

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Evaluation and Testing of Students - General English Exams When considering General English exams there are a number of organizations or companies that offer these types of exams. Perhaps the most well-known is the Cambridge suite of examinations. ### Watch the video about this topic Within the Cambridge suite there are five different examinations at five different levels. The entry level examination for the Cambridge suite is known as the Key English Test and it's often known by its acronym KET. This is actually an entry level examination and both this and the next level of test are really used to show that people are ready for the third level of the Cambridge test suite. Moving on from the key English test, the...  [Read more]

TEFL Spain - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ English Teachers Required For Academic Year In Aragon Spain ann. 2

English Teachers Required for Academic Year in Aragon, Spain Date posted:2022-09-12 | Writer: The English House | Email: [email protected] The English House is looking to employ 2 qualified TEFL teachers for the coming 2022-23 academic year.Based in Alcaniz, Aragon we teach highly communicative English to children and adults as well as being an official Cambridge preparation centre.Student ages start at 5 years old and continue through all primary and secondary levels. We also run conversation groups for adults which typically range from B1 to C1 levels. The contract is for a maximum of 22 teaching hours a week. Group sizes are a maximum of 8 for young learners and 10 for exam preparation classes. There are no early morning or weekend classes and all lessons take place at the...  [Read more]

What can I do with a TEFL degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

What can I do with a TEFL degree? First we will look at the different levels of study currently available and how they relate to the world of TEFL qualifications. Taking the UK as an example, there are nine qualification levels; examples of actual UK qualifications at each level are given below: Entry level Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 Level 8 From the above, we can see that a degree in TEFL/TESOL is at level 6 and is therefore a very high level of study in the English teaching world. A few examples of such Level 6 courses are shown below:  [Read more]

14 Course Books to Improve Your Business English Classes - TEFL Blog

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 Jon ITTT TEFL Information 14 Course Books to Improve Your Business English Classes Business English falls under the umbrella of English for Specific Purposes (ESP), and is an area of English language teaching that focuses on the language students need in order to function in an international business setting. It is a popular sector for qualified TEFL teachers to work in and one that can be financially rewarding. Students taking business English classes will generally already have a reasonable level of English language ability and course books tend to be aimed at pre-intermediate level students and above but there are books aimed at lower level students. There are several publishers involved in producing course books for the business English classroom. Two of the...  [Read more]

Is a level 3 TEFL enough to teach English? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Is a level 3 TEFL enough to teach English? As the generally accepted minimum standard for mainstream teaching jobs is a level 4 qualification, a level 3 certificate alone would not be considered enough to teach English. However, before you make any decisions on which course to take it is best to be fully informed about the different course levels available. Once you have digested all the information below regarding course levels you should be ready to pick the right one to suit your current situation and your future plans. What are the different levels of TEFL certification? One important factor regarding TEFL course levels is that there are many different frameworks out there for ranking them. Many countries, regions, organizations, and course providers have their own system for ranking...  [Read more]

Evaluation and Testing of Students - Placements Tests - TEFL Blog

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Evaluation and Testing of Students - Placements Tests Placement tests are designed to put students in their appropriate ESL level band. What are the levels and how do the tests do this? ### Watch the video about this topic One type of test we commonly use for our ESL students is called the placement test. They're also called level tests and as the name implies what we're trying to do is to place students in a particular level of class. Typically there are five levels, these being, Starter (Level 1), Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper- Intermediate (Level 5) Some of the more common features of these tests are that; 1. All four skills are commonly tested that means, reading, writing, speaking and...  [Read more]

TEFL Vietnam - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Positions In Vietnam For Tefl Qualified Teachers

Positions in Vietnam For TEFL Qualified Teachers Date posted:2015-07-19 | Writer: Major Education | Email: [email protected] Major Education is an English centre in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City. We provide English courses to students of all ages and levels at our center and also provide EFL teachers to public schools around the city. We are looking for native level EFL teachers to teach either at our center or public schools. The position is fulltime, salary based of between $1,000-$1,500 (depending on level of experience and qualifications), with bonuses, health insurance, scooter driving license, Vietnamese lessons and 24 paid holidays per year on top. We also offer free accommodation to teachers, which includes cable TV, internet and water. They pay for the electricity. Teachers...  [Read more]

TEFL Mexico - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Tefl In Michoacan Mexico

TEFL in Michoacan, Mexico Date posted:2005-11-02 | Writer: Teach English Mexico | Email: [email protected] 1. City where the school is located - Sahuayo, Michoacan 2. Start date - Jan 27, 2006 3. Work schedule - Monday - Friday, 6 one hour classes per day, holidays paid 4. Students level - various levels from beginner up 5. Airfare/Accommodations - Accommodations YES free rent, airfare NO. 6. Your requirements - College coursework or TESOL plus classroom teaching or tutoring experience. Free Spanish lessons are also included. 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.   Register now...  [Read more]

What is TEFL level 7? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

What is TEFL level 7? When choosing the right TEFL course to suit your future plans, it is important to understand the different levels of study involved so you are able to pick the right option that provides the qualifications you really need. While a level 3 course can be completed quite quickly and at a very affordable price, it might not give you the level of qualification that employers are looking for in your chosen destination. Equally, if you plan to volunteer as a teacher or work as a teaching assistant, a level 8 Master’s degree in TEFL will involve a bit more time, effort, and money than you really need to be investing. Check out our course levels page for more details. What is a level 7 TEFL qualification? At ITTT we have a course-level framework that has been designed to...  [Read more]

TEFL Turkey - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Teach English In Turkey 4

Teach English in Turkey (5) Date posted:2014-11-24 | Writer: New York Studio of Languages | Email: [email protected] Do you want to teach English in Istanbul? New York Studio of Languages has opportunities in Istanbul for TEFL qualified teachers who are capable of teaching all levels. We were the franchisee of the Berlitz in Istanbul and are welcoming our 15th year in language teaching business, with our new brand name “New York Studio of Languages”. We have been providing quality education in all languages with more than 160 experienced native speaking teachers and Turkish personnel.   The successful applicants will teach classes of 7-10 students 20-30 hours per week. We provide shared accommodation, work permit, residency permit and social security contributions. We will...  [Read more]

TEFL Vietnam - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Teach English In Vietnam 8

Teach English in Vietnam Date posted:2021-02-02 | Writer: New Insight English | Email: [email protected] We are New Insight JSC - a prestigious educational company based in Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam. We recruit and train teachers for our English center as well as schools in our partnership system not only in HCM City but also throughout Vietnam.JOB DESCRIPTION:•    Teach General English for Kindergarten or Primary/Secondary/Highschool level (suitable level will be assigned later)•    We also look for teachers who can teach English through subjects ( Science/Maths)BENEFITS:•    Salary: $1300 – 1600/month (negotiable based on experience and demo performance)•    Sponsored Work-permit + Visa letter (in order to...  [Read more]

Supporting Outer Motivation of Younger Learners - TEFL Blog

Mon, 20 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Supporting Outer Motivation of Younger Learners A common theme that has been present in the 120-hour TEFL course, the 50-hour Business English course and the 50-hours Young Learners course has been that different age groups of students have different expectations of their teacher. Adult learners, for example, have fixed views on teaching and learning styles that they have built off of prior learning experiences. Young learners, on the contrary, typically are open-minded to new learning experiences and teaching methods. Young learners are typically not as motivated to learn English because they may not realize the direct benefits of learning English due to their lack of life experience. To specify, young learners, are anyone between...  [Read more]

TEFL China - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Tefl In China Jilin

TEFL in China - Jilin Date posted:2004-05-04 | Writer: Kenneth\'s English School | Email: [email protected] One teacher is needed immediately and two in the near term. Jilin is a beautiful city in Northeast China surrounded by mountainous foothills. The lovely Song Hua river runs through the city and its promenades provide scenic strolling and cultural opportunities. Jilin is a smallish city (by Chinese standards) of nearly one million friendly people. The cost of living in Jilin is lower than bigger cities. By way of example, the taxi meter starts at 5 RMB and increments up in tenths of an RMB. We are looking for experienced native English speaking professionals to teach English at elementary, middle and high school levels on a one year contract. Please state your...  [Read more]

TEFL Japan - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Tefl In Japan Shizuoka

TEFL in Japan - Shizuoka Date posted:2002-03-19 | Writer: S.I.G English Conversation School | Email: [email protected] Positions: Shizuoka, Japan S.I.G English Conversation School seeks 1 full-time English Teacher in Shizuoka, Japan. It would be an excellent experience for those who are interested in living in Japan, as well as interested in learning about Japanese Culture. So if you are looking for adventure and seeking new experiences...this may be a lifetime opportunity for you!!! Qualifications: Must be a native English Speaker, preferrably Canadian, M/F, University Degree, teaching experience is not essential but would be an asset. Must be able to get a Working Holiday Visa. Student Level: The students range from Kindergarten to Adults. Half of the students are children so...  [Read more]

TEFL Australia - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ English Teacher Wanted In Sydney Australia ann. 2

English Teacher Wanted in Sydney, Australia Date posted:2022-12-14 | Writer: BiCortex Languages | Email: [email protected] BiCortex Languages is a school that operates in 60 countries teaching languages and providing other related services. Our teachers work as freelancers for us and when we have a suitable program we will contact you with the details and you will confirm if you are interested and whether you could meet the schedule.We allow teachers to structure their own lessons and use the materials they feel are most suitable based on the student's level and learning goals. We teach all levels, ages, and both groups and one-to-one lessons. We work with private customers and relocation companies, meaning some of our students are business people and their families.We are...  [Read more]

TEFL South Korea - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Regular Openings For Tefl Teachers In Korea

Regular Openings For TEFL Teachers in Korea Date posted:2011-04-07 | Writer: ENW Asia | Email: [email protected] ENW, a recruiting company, are seeking ESL teachers to teach kindergarten and elementary level students starting in April, May, June and later months of this year. We have nearly 40 open positions located in and near Seoul and other areas in Korea. Our positions are mainly full time, working Monday to Friday. Benefits include an attractive salary dependant on qualifications and experience, paid vacations and accommodation. TEFL or TESOL qualified teachers who are passionate in educating young children are greatly welcomed. Contact us at the e-mail address given above for the latest opportunities. Here are a few of the positions currently available:...  [Read more]

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