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

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 […]

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 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 […]

Interview with online CELTA graduate: Jeanette Clifford

Jeanette is from England and she is sixty years old. Before joining our 100% Online CELTA course she had gained the PGCE and worked in the further education sector. Find out in this blog post more about her experience on our CELTA course. Why did you decide to take get a CELTA qualification?I’d been thinking […]

10 tips to help you prepare for your CELTA course interview

Justin McCarty is an Oxford TEFL graduate and one of our friendly CELTA interviewers. Once you have applied for our CELTA course, you will be interviewed by Justin, or one of our other interviewers, so that we can find out more about your motivation to teach, your background and your suitability for the course. Here, he offers some useful advice to help you through the interview stage.

Top 10 Ways to Get Organised for the 100% Online CELTA course

Online CELTA course

English teachers and other professionals who want to start teaching English usually want to have an accredited international TEFL qualification. And the new 4-week intensive or 13-week part-time 100% online CELTA offered by Oxford TEFL is a great opportunity for you to get one of the most renowned teaching qualifications in the world. After all, […]