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The latest news, tips and advice related to TESOL/TEFL, as well as articles from our trainers & trainees.

A Day in the Life of a TESOL Trainee

A Day in the Life of a TESOL Trainee22May, 2019There are almost as many reasons as the myriad of people who decide to take a TESOL/TEFL course. New trainees run the gamut from the newly graduated looking for a job that allows them to travel the world, to the retiree...

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Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs 20May, 2019Phrasal verbs are considered by many as one of the hardest things about the English language. A phrasal verb is, as the name suggests, a verb made up of a two or three words. Typically, there is a verb plus a preposition and/or an adverb. What...

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Top 10 places to go in Germany

Top 10 Places to go in Germany16May, 2019Germany is a beautiful country, but definitely underappreciated in terms of travel and often gets overlooked when people are deciding where to visit in Europe. With its beautiful forests, mountains, and fairytale castles,...

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ESL Conversation Topics

ESL Conversation Topics15Mai, 2019Once students have reached a certain level of English competancy, often towards the end of A2, one of the best ways to expand their vocabulary and promote fluency is to lead student-to-student conversations and discussions. Deciding...

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Teaching English Online

Teaching Online 10April, 2019Teaching English online is fast becoming a lucrative option for English teachers all over the world looking for flexibility and independence. The growing demand from China has fueled this boom. The ever-increasing speed and stability of...

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So you want to work and travel…

So you want to work and travel... 20 February, 2019 But you probably don't know where to start. You've been scrolling through Facebook and Instagram, jealous of peoples' beautiful photos from Thailand, India, Germany, Japan, and Brazil and wondering how you can get...

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Come Visit Leipzig, Saxony

Leipzig, Germany10February, 2019With a history spanning more than 1,000 years, Leipzig has earned more than a few claims to fame – as a city of music (Bach, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, and Schumann), commerce, trade fairs, heroes, and the site of the Peaceful Revolution,...

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Interview with Stephanie Rhoades

        Interview with a Trainer Stephanie Rhoades   Why did you decide to become TESOL certified?I decided to get my TEFL certificate because I wanted to travel. Since I do not have a trust fund, I knew I would need to work. I had heard a lot about teaching...

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Interview with Peter Bartolomy

        Interview with a Trainer Peter Bartolomy   Why did you decide to become TESOL certified?Just before the millenium, I wanted to go and live in another country for a year to expand my horizons. I had researched job opportunities and I became interested...

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Interview with Jacob Greca

        Interview with a Trainer Jacob Greca   Why did you decide to become TESOL certified?Having studied English and German as well as English-German translation, I was very interested in how languages work and evolve. As I had twelve years of...

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English Translation gone wrong…

As an English teacher you are able to protect the world from bad translations into English, whether they be funny, confusing or downright insulting! Check out the following pictures.  Sign up for one of our upcoming TESOL courses. Places limited!    

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