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 […]

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 […]

Teaching English Online: What’s your Niche?

teaching English online

Navigating the world of online teaching in the current climate can be a real challenge. Any teacher who has looked for online work will know that there is a plethora of different options – from conversation to exam preparation, from great pay to no way. Once you’ve begun to develop your niche within this brave new world, you’ll see that it’s well worth the effort.

Pronunciation: 3 practices to question and 3 practices to explore

Adrian Underhill

See what’s going on, try something different, learn from it. That’s my teacher development mantra. It applies to everything, everywhere! Let’s start with the first bit: To follow our road to becoming the best teachers we can be, we need to question our beliefs and hidden assumptions. especially assumptions we have taken on board without […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Sarah Lewis

Online CELTA course

Why did you decide to get a CELTA qualification? My career has been in teaching and teacher training, predominantly music lessons and pilates certification courses. The arrival of Covid-19 caused the music lessons to move online, and the pilates courses to cease. I used to travel a lot which also came to an abrupt end. […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Daniel Pagnoccolo

Online CELTA course

Why did you decide to get a CELTA qualification? I decided to get the CELTA qualification for professional development but also because it was something that I had wanted to do for many years. I want to use the qualification to teach in different countries around the world as I enjoy travelling and teaching, so […]

Meet our expert team of Trinity DipTESOL tutors

Online Trinity DipTESOL course

We are excited to introduce to you our expert team of tutors on our upcoming blended/ online Trinity DipTESOL course. Our tutor team have a wealth of experience to guide you through the course, help guarantee you reach your maximum learning potential and pass the Trinity DipTESOL course successfully. They have accumulated many years of experience working […]

InnovateELT conference 2020: A reflection on lessons we have learnt

At the end of last year’s InnovateELT conference, which aimed to take stock of the last 5 years of ELT, Dan Barber gave an impassioned plenary – or call to arms, rather –  to the ELT community. We cannot stand idly by as the planet struggles to come to terms with and manage the climate […]