Teacher wellbeing: What is it and why should we care?

Students are fairly integral to running a school, wouldn’t you agree? As teachers we have little control over the numbers of students coming into the school or how they’re organised into our classes. We can pray that they’ll have just the right combination of diligence, enthusiasm and humour. We can hope that they’ll get on […]

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

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Luke Worsnop began his EFL journey ten years ago working as an English Language Instructor at the University of Nice. Following this, he gained experience in Switzerland and Seville before joining the Oxford House Barcelona team over three years ago. More recently, he began working as Sales and Marketing Assistant for Oxford TEFL, and has […]

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

Luke Worsnop began his EFL journey ten years ago working as an English Language Instructor at the University of Nice. Following this, he gained experience in Switzerland and Seville before joining the Oxford House Barcelona team over three years ago. More recently, he began working as Sales and Marketing Assistant for Oxford TEFL, and has […]

Teaching English Online: What’s your Niche?

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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

Adrian Underhill is series editor of the Macmillan Books for Teachers, author of Sound Foundations: Learning and Teaching Pronunciation and an adviser in the development of the new Macmillan English Dictionary. He has been a teacher and trainer for many years and was director of the International Teacher Training Institute at International House in Hastings […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Sarah Lewis

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Sarah is from England and is a recent 4-week 100% Online CELTA graduate. She is an avid traveller and has lived in New York and Barcelona. For years, she has taught and examined pilates teacher training certification courses, alongside private music lessons. With the recent shift to online instruction, she decided to look at other […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Daniel Pagnoccolo

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Daniel Pagnoccolo has been teaching primary and secondary school students in Moscow, Russia for the past two years. He is originally from Australia and previously taught primary school and secondary school students for five and half years there before moving overseas to embark on a new teaching journey. In this blog post, he explains his […]

Meet our expert team of Trinity DipTESOL tutors – part 2

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

What is the difference between the Cambridge CELTA and the Trinity CertTESOL?

If you have ever considered becoming a qualified English as a foreign language teacher you will have likely seen various TEFL and TESOL courses on offer and perhaps become confused by which course is the best option for you. If you delve deeper into your research, you will discover that around 75% of job adverts […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Fatima Elmcharfi

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Fatima Elmcharfi  completed our 100% Online CELTA course in July 2020. She is American and has been living in Saudi Arabia for over a decade. Before the 100% Online CELTA course, Fatima tutored part-time and helped homeschool children. She then decided to gain the CELTA to further her career. In this blog post, she explains […]