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What's in My Egg ESL Worksheet - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! What's in My Egg ESL Worksheet This Easter-themed ESL worksheet is interactive and helps your student with their writing skills.   Instructions for the teacher: Prepare plastic eggs that can be opened for your students. Go thorugh the instructions with your students and also tell them to go through the instructions with their parents.   Instructions for the parents: Your child has brought home a plastic egg. Please help your child choose something to place in the egg. Next, help your child write three clues that he or she will read to the class. The class will then have to guess what is tn your child's egg.   Are you interested in teaching English as a foreign language? ​Get your TEFL or TESOL...  [Read more]

Teaching ESL vs. EFL - What’s the difference? - TEFL Blog


Sat, 25 May 2019 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Teaching ESL vs. EFL - What’s the difference? ESL is English which is usually taught to students in an English speaking country. EFL is English which is taught to students in a foreign, non-English speaking country. As it is true of many European countries, where is common to learn to speak more than one foreign language. For these reasons ESL is typically the term used in the United States, an English-speaking nation, whereas EFL is more often the term of choice in countries where English is not the native language. Table of Contents What's ESL? What's EFL? Teaching ESL versus teaching EFL ESL Students Need... 1. Hands-on English lessons suitable for their immediate needs. 2. Explicit cultural instruction. 3....  [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 Personal Teaching Experience in South Korea | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post was written by our TEFL alumna who is now working in South Korea. The Principles of Multiples Intelligences Important to ESL Teachers | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate considers how multiple intelligences influence students' ESL journey. Repetition alias Drilling: Is it an Effective Way to Remember Language Points? | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching...  [Read more]

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Linda Dunsmore ITTT TEFL Linda is a passionate traveler, language learner and TEFL teacher. After spending some time teaching in China, she moved to Korea in 2015. She now calls South Korea her home. Read my articles How to Motivate High School Students in the ESL Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Are you teaching high schoolers and aren't seeing high participation rates? Here are some of the best ways how to motivate high school students in the ESL classroom. In-class and online TEFL/TESOL courses: What’s the Difference? | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information There are three different ways to earn a TEFL/TESOL certificate. The benefits of each course depend on the needs of the trainee, but each option has something to...  [Read more]

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Linda Dunsmore ITTT TEFL Linda is a passionate traveler, language learner and TEFL teacher. After spending some time teaching in China, she moved to Korea in 2015. She now calls South Korea her home. Read my articles 5 Reasons Why You Should Teach English in South Korea | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore Destinations South Korea is a popular teaching destination that has one of the largest EFL job markets in the world. Whether you are interested in working for a public or private school, you will find great salaries and benefits in South Korea. Here are 5 reasons why you should teach English in South Korea. Teaching English Abroad: What's Next? - How To Advance In Your EFL Career | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information Teaching English as a foreign language is a...  [Read more]

Where is EFL taught? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Where is EFL taught? Within the world of English language teaching there are many acronyms used to describe what type of teaching is involved in any particular scenario. EFL is one of the more common ones you will come across and it stands for English as a Foreign Language. You will find EFL is most commonly used when describing the teaching or learning of English in a non-English speaking country, such as Spain, Japan, or Mexico. What’s the difference between EFL and ESL? It is very common for either of these acronyms to be used when talking about any situation where a student is learning English, however, there is a technical difference between the two. As previously mentioned, EFL is when the student is learning English in a non-English speaking environment, for example, a Japanese...  [Read more]

Where is EFL taught? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Where is EFL taught? EFL, standing for English as a Foreign Language, predominantly refers to the instruction of English in non-English speaking countries. This encompasses many popular countries for teaching such as Spain, Japan, Mexico, and numerous others. In these settings, learners engage with English even though it is not the dominant language of their environment. While EFL can also denote courses in English-speaking nations, its primary context is the teaching or learning of English where it isn't the native language. Table of Contents What's the difference between EFL and ESL? What's the difference between teaching EFL and teaching ESL? What's the difference between EFL and ESL? It is very common for either of these acronyms to be used when talking about any situation where a...  [Read more]

What's the weather like today? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! What's the weather like today? This is a fun worksheet to practice the weather with your beginner ESL students. Have your students read the sentence and draw the correct weather accordingly.   Are you interested in teaching English as a foreign language? Get your TEFL or TESOL Certification with ITTT. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

5 Flashcard Games for Younger Students - TEFL Blog


Tue, 02 Jun 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas 5 Flashcard Games for Younger Students I have been teaching English to young learners in China for almost a year and I tried to make my lessons with and without flashcards. And I can say for sure, that it's really hard to teach children (3-12 years old) if you don't have prepared flashcards for your classes, but only an interactive whiteboard and some stuff to play games. Table of Contents There are some following advantages of using flashcards to teach children: The games I use in my classroom are as follows: 1. Flashcard raise 2. Basketball with flashcards 3. What's missing 4. Hit the FC 5. Find flashcards Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course today! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers What do Songs Mean to ESL Students? Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts and ideas on the usage of songs in the ESL classroom. Teaching and Delivery of Business English Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Business English is very important nowadays. Our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on this point. Group Teaching as Opposed to Individual Teaching Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post contains information on teaching groups and individual students. ESL Learners’ Modes: Differences between Young Students and Adults Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post overviews the problem of teaching young learners and adults. Personal Teaching Experience in South Korea ...  [Read more]

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Older Posts The 5 Best Places to Learn French When Teaching English Abroad Linda Dunsmore Destinations With more than 220 million speakers globally, French is among the most spoken languages in the world. If you are interested in learning French, check out the five best places to learn French when teaching English abroad. The Top 8 Cities in France For Teaching English Abroad Linda Dunsmore Destinations France is one of the most popular destinations for teaching English as a foreign language in Europe. While many teachers come and settle in Paris, you should definitely also check out what other amazing places there are around the country. Here are the top 8 places to teach English in France. 7 Misconceptions about TEFL Uncovered Federico Riva TEFL Information With...  [Read more]

11 Fun ESL Activities for Young Learners - TEFL Blog


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas 11 Fun ESL Activities for Young Learners When teaching young learners, it's important not to spend too much time on any one activity as they can soon lose interest. It is also a good idea to have activities that give younger learners the chance to move about and use the boundless energy they have at that age. Below we present a list of short activities suitable for young and very young learners of English. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: What's the Time Mr. Wolf? Telephone Basketball Volleyball Bingo Can you …? I Spy Odd One Out Stand Up Please Mastermind Blindfold Obstacle Course Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Listen to this...  [Read more]

Accreditation Short TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Accreditation Short TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Accreditation Short TEFL and apply today to be certified to teach English abroad. You could also be interested in: This is how our TEFL graduates feel they have gained from their course, and how they plan to put into action what they learned: Check out ITTT's Blog Posts T.D. - U.S.A. said: Why complete a TEFL courseThere are many reasons why completing a tefl course would prove to be a beneficial decision for anyone who is thinking about teaching abroad. Some of the most widely known reasons students decide to teach English are that it can provide a foreign-country experience of a lifetime, in which you can be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in a culture in ways that short-term tourists cannot. Many teachers use their TEFL...  [Read more]

How to Get Ready for Unforeseen Circumstances in The Classroom? - TEFL Blog


Tue, 14 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences How to Get Ready for Unforeseen Circumstances in The Classroom? There can be a lot of difficulties a teacher might face in the future lesson. You might have to manage a class without any help or you might have students from different nationalities, ages, interests or so on. I believe, however, that most of the problems you might have would be solved if you planned the lessons carefully in advance. There are some reasons to support my idea. Table of Contents What's your lesson goal? You can manage your class anyways Know your students Are you ready to teach ESL classes? Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Eri S. What's your lesson goal? First, you can find what you should exactly do in a...  [Read more]

TEFL Alumni Interview with Mark Durston - TEFL Blog


Sun, 26 Jul 2020 Federico Riva TEFL Reviews & TESOL Reviews TEFL Alumni Interview with Mark Durston For ITTT, our community of students and alumni is the most important to us. That's why we'd love to share what our course grads have to say! This will not only have others make a better decision in whether TEFL/TESOL is for them, but it will also help the ITTT community grow bigger and stronger! Table of Contents 1. What's your name? 2. Which ITTT course(s) did you take? 3. What was your favorite part about the course? 4. You've finished your TEFL/TESOL course - now what? What are your plans and goals? 5. What's your no. 1 tip for other TEFL/TESOL course takers? What should they know? What do you wish you knew before? 6. Where would you like to teach English? Why? (If you already...  [Read more]

The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers from: 950


The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Reasons Why Evaluation and Testing are Extremely Important Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Evaluation and testing are important parts of language learning. Our TEFL graduate explains their features and aims. Why Building Rapport is So Incredibly Important For Teachers Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Building rapport can help you to deliver lessons more effectively. Our TEFL graduate explains how it helps. The Benefits of an ESA Lesson Structure Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas How to use ESA strategy in your teaching? Our TEFL graduate gives a piece of advice on this point. My Experience of Teaching at a Chinese University Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Our TEFL graduate shares their experience of teaching at a...  [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]

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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 Challenges for Myanmar Students in ESL Learning | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences In this blog post, our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on some common challenges students from Myanmar face when learning English. Why Building Rapport is So Incredibly Important For Teachers | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Building rapport can help you to deliver lessons more effectively. Our TEFL graduate explains how it helps. The Real Reason Behind Lesson Planning | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Motivation in Class as it is Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate considers motivation one more time and explains why it is so vital for an ESL classroom. Teacher’s Self-Analysis: Which Aspect to Improve for Better Teaching Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Self-analysis is important for anybody willing to teach. Our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on the topic. The Importance of a Lesson Plan and its Structure Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate considers why planning is so important and what's more important why its structure should be particular. How Bad Behavior in the Classroom Can Be Addressed in Positive Ways Instead of Strict Punishment ...  [Read more]

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Mudita Yajnik I graduated from Colorado State University in May 2020, and decided to get a TEFL Certificate two years later. My degree was focused on secondary education, teaching English Literature. I have some experience with teaching; I have been a student teacher for a few months and I am currently working as a substitute teacher in Colorado. My only experience traveling is studying abroad in Swansea, Wales. I really enjoyed my life abroad which was my main motivation for getting a TEFL. I love to experience a new culture and travel. Read my articles The Benefits of Open-Note Tests | ITTT | TEFL Blog Mudita Yajnik TEFL Information Teaching Ideas What’s the best way to find out what your students know? Or, how much they’ve been paying attention, or what you need to revisit?...  [Read more]

The Importance of Establishing Rapport for Successful Learning - TEFL Blog


Mon, 30 Sep 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences The Importance of Establishing Rapport for Successful Learning Creating a positive, healthy relationship with students might not be first on the list in people's minds when they thinking of "Teaching 101." However, establishing rapport with students is crucial for achieving learning success in the classroom. Students who are learning the English language may be apprehensive to try (and sometimes fail) to speak in front of their peers or to express their ideas in new ways. Table of Contents What's more necessary for ESL students? Theory Process of relationships building Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Listen to this blog post This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate...  [Read more]

How to Create an Effective Student Profile - TEFL Blog


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas How to Create an Effective Student Profile Student profiling, also known as learner profile, is one of the first things a teacher or schooling system tends to do with new students. It involves either a document/questionnaire or a series of conversations with the student and the parents, to assess the student's background and to help the teaching staff understand the strengths, needs, interests and learning patterns of the student. Table of Contents How does it work for teachers? Things to keep in mind when designing a student profile questionnaire or conversation are: How to design it? What's the purpose? Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course today! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification...  [Read more]

How to Use Videos in Online ESL Lessons - TEFL Blog


Thu, 08 Oct 2020 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas How to Use Videos in Online ESL Lessons Watching videos is an effective way to switch between different activities or time fill. Modern students are more likely to watch videos or look at images than to do worksheets or read. Videos are also excellent sources of audio-lingual information that develops listening and speaking skills. Table of Contents Goals and Exercises Why use video-listening activities? Student's Level Video Length Exercise Ideas What activities to prepare? Video Resources for Online ESL Lessons For younger students: Vocabulary lessons: For teenagers and adults: Are you ready to start your own teaching adventure? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many...  [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 English can Influence a Student's Future Career | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas English is a powerful tool these days. How can it influence your career? Our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts. How Learning a Second Language is Different from the First | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Our TEFL graduate explains the differences between first and second language acquisition. How Teaching Slang and Idioms Can Help Students Understand the Context and Connotations Surrounding the English...  [Read more]

TEFL Asia General - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ How About Teaching English In Cambodia ann. 2


How about Teaching English in Cambodia? Date posted:2023-06-10 | Writer: AVSE-TESOL | Email: [email protected] We help ‘adventure seekers’ start a well-paid job teaching English in Cambodia in record time – with the right work visa, accommodation, valid teaching certification – and zero headaches.AVSE-TESOL is a market leader in Cambodia's booming education and training sectors. We have entered contracts with 93 schools in Cambodia to provide quality candidates for ongoing, well-paid jobs teaching English as a second language (ESL). These positions offer an excellent opportunity for professionally-minded people - newcomers and experienced ESL teachers - of all ages who are motivated to teach English abroad. •    While a university degree is highly regarded, it is...  [Read more]

TEFL Other Europe - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Teach Tefl In Greenland


Teach TEFL in Greenland Date posted:2009-04-29 | Writer: Home-Rule Government of Greenland | Email: [email protected] Discover one of the last rugged places on Earth, and make a difference in the process. Competent, TEFL qualified self-starters and independent English as a Foreign Language teachers needed in Greenland for all levels for the 2009-2010 school year. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree, preferably in education. Desired qualifications: Master's degree and ESL/EFL certified. What's the process? Submit an email of inquiry to the address given on the job heading stating your qualifications and availability. Please briefly discuss your teaching philosophy. You'll then need to complete an application and submit transcripts (scanned copies are...  [Read more]

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Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories What are the Cultural Implications of Having English as a Global Language? Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences How English influence on global culture? Our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts in this article. Why is the Parents’ Role in Education So Important? Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences This blog post is devoted to the problem of parental help in students' education. Personal Teaching Experience: Navigating a Changing Curriculum as a Co-teacher in Japanese Elementary Schools Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Our TEFL graduate shares their experience of working in Japan with the help of ALTs. Online vs. On-Site TEFL Courses Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences What's the difference between online TEFL...  [Read more]

The Importance of Games Usage in the ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Mon, 15 Jun 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Importance of Games Usage in the ESL Classroom Why are games important? Why do we play games? How do people play games in the class? These are the questions people usually ask. Table of Contents Students learn through the process of playing the game. Inactive stage of the class. Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Jessie l. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Normally their concern is what they can learn from the games? In my opinion, playing games in the classroom is not only for fun but also for practicing and reviewing what you have learned. In my class I have always enjoyed playing games,...  [Read more]

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


Tue, 08 Oct 2019 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas 7 Activities for Teaching the Present Progressive for the ESL Classroom The present progressive is one of the most important tenses in the English language. As it describes actions currently happening, it's quite an easy tense to teach using a variety of fun and interactive activities. Here are 7 activities for teaching the present progressive for the ESL classroom. Table of Contents 1. Look Around 2. A Letter Home 3. A Picture's Worth 4. Charade Call Out 5. What are you doing? 6. Sorry, I Can't 7. Picture Perfect Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: 1. Look Around Have your class make observations about what's happening all around in the classroom and outside the windows. Make sure they students use the present...  [Read more]

Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories from: 120


Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories What is Reported Speech? Federico Riva Alumni Experiences We can quote people through what's called direct speech. In written form it would look like “Corey said we're moving house next week”. We've used quotes and we've quoted Corey directly, i.e. used the exact words that he used. There is however another way we can quote people, and this is through reported speech. We don't quote their exact words, but we simply let people know what has been said. Evaluation and Testing of Students - Placements Tests Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences In this blog we will show how a simple speaking interview with the student, can be used to place them in one of the five ESL teaching bands, from Starter to Upper-Intermediate....  [Read more]

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