Introducing Oxford TEFL’s Teaching Teens Development Course!

It is with great excitement that we are able to announce our new Teaching Teens Development Course! Getting the course just right has taken time, but the finishing touches are complete and we are delighted to be able to share it with you all. Why did we decide to create this course? Teenage students have become […]

Meet our Expert Team of Trinity DipTESOL Tutors!

Trinity DipTESOL course

Our team of Trinity DipTESOL tutors is growing! As we look forward to the upcoming blended and 100% online courses, we are proud to introduce you to the expert trainers who will guide and support our trainees.

Want to compete for the best TEFL jobs? Here’s how.

Your first year of post-CELTA teaching is full of challenges and rewards. It’s exciting to be able to put into practice what you learnt on the course. You’re now planning and teaching without the help of a tutor. After a while you begin to feel like a ‘real’ TEFL teacher for the first time. As […]

Call for Sponsors (InnovateELT 2021)

With another edition of InnovateELT online on the horizon, we are on the look out for partners. With a variety of sponsorship options available, we hope you’ll join us in creating a conference to remember.  So, what kind of partners are we looking for? In the past, we’ve forged relationships with some of the biggest […]

Am I ready for the DipTESOL or DELTA Course?

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What is the DipTESOL (or DELTA)? If you’ve read our recent blog post, you’ll know that we have been exploring the most common acronyms in TEFL. DipTESOL and DELTA are two more. Both stand for Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. They are fully accredited, advanced level TEFL qualifications which are recognised […]

TEFL vs. CELTA – What’s the Difference?

Getting started Are you dreaming of an exciting new career? Something that lets you work with people from all over the world? Perhaps you have a passion for languages? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s likely you’ve considered becoming a TEFL teacher. Naturally the first step is to get qualified, but […]

IELTS, CAE, TOEFL and more: navigating the most popular English proficiency exams

IELTS, CAE, TOEFL

What’s it all about? After working so hard (mostly!), it’s understandable that our students want or need to demonstrate their level of English. They’ll usually choose to do so by taking proficiency exams such as IELTS, CAE or TOEFL. Their motivations vary widely. Some wish to work or study abroad while others need to prove […]

TEFL, TESOL, ESL, ELT: what do they all mean?

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In the world of English teaching, abbreviated TEFL terminology abounds. Whether you’ve just started out on your career or have been teaching for a while, it’s likely that you’ve wondered what they all mean and how they apply to you. As we will discover, with a few pointers up your sleeve you can begin to […]

Which is better? 100% Online CELTA or Face-to-Face CELTA Course?

2020 was the year everything went online. From meetings to markets, parties to pub quizzes – we made the switch so we could keep doing what we always have and maintain a sense of normality. Forced though the change may have been, there’s no doubt that most of us have noticed some advantages. Who would […]

Top 10 Online Resources For Face-to-Face EFL Classes

Top 10 Online Resources For Face-to-Face Classes

Trying to reduce your environmental impact by photocopying less? Worried about passing around materials or playing physical games in the age of social distancing? In this post, we’ll explore some great resources that will help you plan creative, engaging lessons that teach your students what they need to know.