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How to introduce an English Textbook to your Students

1. Introduction “Tell me and I forget, Teach me and I may remember, Involve me and I learn. “ -Benjamin Franklin Textbook is one of the main instruments of educating and preparing students for the examinations. On the first or … Continue reading

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What a TESOL certificate can do for your career

TESOL is interpreted in many ways. For some, it refers to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. To others, it is Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), or Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). In the UK, … Continue reading

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Custom Essays – Cheating or Study Aids?

What is a custom essay? A custom essay is a paper written by a ‘ghostwriter’ – i.e. a professional writer who is paid to write books, articles, stories, reports, or other content but who does not receive any credit for … Continue reading

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Are you ready to answer these typical interview questions before your next TEFL interview?

It goes without question that the best way to plan for a job interview is to gain knowledge about the different styles of interview questions that are commonly asked in interviews worldwide. You mean I can simply learn and prepare … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Leveraging Social Networks in Your TEFL Job Search

You know what they say – “It’s who you know, not what you know“. While I’m not so sure the second half of the statement is true these days, the first half of the statement is definitely true. Your network … Continue reading

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The Do’s and Don’ts When TEFL Job Searching: What you should and shouldn’t do

There is a certain etiquette and level of professionalism that you should maintain when launching a job search. Often times, we make a first impression to a potential employer without even realizing it. Below are some Do’s and Dont’s to … Continue reading

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DELTA to be recognized as equal to a Master’s degree

good news for all those of you who can’t afford to do an MA. Ofqual, the exams regulator of the UK government, has confirmed that Cambridge ESOL’s Delta qualification for teachers is at the same level as a Master’s degree … Continue reading

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Don’t die here, or there’ll be trouble

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