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 14-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, […]

9 Free Alternatives to Zoom for Getting your Classroom Online

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The present crisis has brought rapid and dramatic changes to the world of work, and the world of teaching has been no exception. Teachers have suddenly been forced, by circumstances, to adapt their skills to working online in live virtual classrooms with little or no preparation or training. Most schools and teachers have faced the […]

We answer your questions: 100% Online CELTA FAQs with tutor Rubens

As the first course dates approach for our 100% Online CELTA course, it is natural that many applicants have lots of questions about how the course works, how it compares to the face to face CELTA and the main benefits of taking it with us. For this reason, our expert CELTA tutor, Rubens Heredia, answers […]

Teaching online: what hardware and software do you need?

Teach English online

Daniel Lawrence is a freelance online English teacher, materials creator and translator. He is also one of our Trinity CertTESOL and Trinity DipTESOL graduates. After three years of teaching in private language schools in Catalonia – where he still lives – he began working from home with one-to-one learners online and is now our Teaching […]

My Top Ten Pronunciation Tips: Physicality and Integration – by Adrian Underhill

Adrian Underhill

Adrian 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 until […]

Top 10 Tips for Effective CLIL Lesson Planning

Ollie Wood

Ollie Wood been working in ELT since 2006 and joined our team of CLIL and CELTA trainers in 2014. He has covered every position in the private sector from Teacher to Academic Manager. He is particularly interested in helping to bring the skills of ELT professionals to teachers in the state sector to create more […]

Effective Ways to Motivate Cambridge Exams Students

Tim Brown

Tim is our Teaching IELTS, Teaching EAP and Teaching Cambridge Exams Classes tutor. He is based in Bangkok Thailand, where he works as a CELTA trainer and also prepares students for the IELTS exam. He has taught EAP at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand and also Leicester University in the UK. He spent 10 years teaching […]

How the Trinity DipTESOL transformed my ELT career

Jayne Kyte is one of our Trinity DipTESOL graduates. She has worked in the field of English Language Teaching in Switzerland for over 28 years, spending 9 years as Area Manager/ELT Consultant for Oxford University Press. She is currently a freelance teacher/teacher trainer and CELTA tutor. She is also a regular workshop presenter at local conferences […]

Free teacher workshops this November in Barcelona

We are looking forward to the next round of free teacher workshops coming up at Oxford TEFL in Barcelona! Join us on one, or more, of the following Fridays to pick up some practical tips and develop your teaching skills from experienced teachers and trainers. As always, there will be snacks and drinks in the […]