The following article has been adapted from the comprehensive Foreign Teachers’ Guide to Living and Teaching in China that first appeared on the Internet in its original form in March 2007. It is specifically based on the mini-checklist of questions to ask and issues to consider, before accepting any job offer, in appendix A of the guide.
From making it longer to making it shorter, these techniques will help avoid misunderstanding in your classes
Characteristics that a teacher should have are patience, concern for others, love of children, persistence, listening skills, motivational, and a sense of humor. There are pros and cons in teaching.
Rwanda has recently announced that it will begin an official policy of teaching in English in its schools in an attempt to raise the international profile of the country.
Madrid's penetrative August weather is hard for any seasoned Madridilenos to bear. So this week's fresh September breezes complimented my first lesson very well...I have just completed my TEFL in Madrid and am enjoying the wealth of new opportunities it presents.
For too long Singapore has been dominated by its larger cousins in the global market for TEFL/ESL destinations. No more should the Lion City just be a refuge to teachers from Thailand looking for some civilisation while on a holiday break. Lucrative TEFL/ESL opportunities exist that allow teachers to save and provide for a lifestyle teachers in Thailand and Vietnam can only dream of.
Somewhere between scholarly studies of how people learn and the frontline experience of teaching, the issue of how TEFL/ESL learners actually acquire and keep language is confronted in activity design. Language practice activities come in many forms...
When I decided to train as a TEFL teacher in Madrid I discovered that like many important decisions I had to step away from it and carefully evaluate all of the aspects of where this could take me. After years of helping future teachers decide what TEFL course is right for them, I have worked out a fairly simple set of guidelines to find the right course for you.
My study proved that pronunciation had a significant effect on spellings of some words, though my study was only focused in determining the words with middle and final 'r'. My study also found out that pronunciation affected comprehension in learning a new English.
Hiring Practices, Class Allocation and Color Politics