What are Grammar McNuggets? Scott Thornbury explains

Scott Thornbury grammar tense

Scott Thornbury is a guest tutor on our Trinity DipTESOL course and he has also taught an online MA TESOL program for The New School in New York. His latest book is Scott Thornbury’s 101 Grammar Questions (Cambridge University Press). In this blog post he explains more about the term ‘Grammar McNuggets’ which he coined […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Sophia

Online CELTA course

Sophia Hendrickson is thirty-one years old. She is originally from the UK and I’m now based in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. She has been there for about two years where she runs her own business, Pineapple English, teaching ESL and offering other English language consultancy services. In this blog post, she reflects on her […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Kseniya Hiarchuk

Kseniya Hiarchuk is from Belarus and recently completed our 100% Online CELTA course. She has worked as a teacher of English in Belarus for three years and then she moved to Qatar. She worked as a cabin crew member until deciding that she wanted to change her career. In this blog post, she explains her […]

Where are you now? Graduate story: Emilio Hernández

Emilio is from Spain and he completed our 4-week face-to-face CELTA course in Barcelona in June 2018. Emilio appeared in our CELTA course interview and then found work in a local language school as well as some of his own private classes. We caught up with Emilio to find out what his first two years have been […]

Where are you now? Graduate story: Lucy Parsonson

CELTA course Barcelona

Lucy is originally from New Zealand and she completed our 4-week face-to-face CELTA course in Barcelona in August 2017. Lucy appeared in our CELTA course interview and then moved to Buenos Aires to teach English. Now back in New Zealand, we caught up with her to find out more about how the CELTA qualification has […]

Win a scholarship for a Trinity DipTESOL Course!

Trinity DipTESOL

After the great success of our Trinity DipTESOL scholarship last year, we are very excited to announce another opportunity to win a Trinity DipTESOL scholarship! 1ST PRIZE Full Scholarship (worth €2600) 2ND PRIZE 50% Scholarship (worth €1300) As well as transforming your teaching, this qualification will help you move into other areas of ELT such […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate Garrett

Online CELTA course

Garrett Lazyan is from the U.S and he is living in China, teaching English in Mainland China and Hong Kong since 2009. He recently completed our 100% Online CELTA course. In this blog post he explains his reasons for taking this course, what the course was like and why he also recommends it to those with experience […]

How can I get prepared for my 100% Online CELTA course?

You have been offered a place on the 100% Online CELTA course. Now, you are ready to start on some pre-course material to help you get prepared for the course. This is what you can do: 1. Pre-course task This will be sent to you once you have made your first payment for the course. […]

How does Teaching Practice work on the 100% Online CELTA course?

About Andreia Andréia Zakime has worked in the field of language teaching for more than 15 years. She has taught young learners and adults, and worked with course design and teacher training. She is currently a Cambridge CELTA tutor based in Barcelona. She is also the co-founder of What is ELT?, a a blog dedicated […]