Category Archives: TEFLTastic

My EduBlog Awards nominations

So, here are my nominations for this year’s awards: Best individual blog Kalinago English Karenne Sylvester’s blog was recently the recipient of the inaugural ELT World TEFL Website of the month award. Karenne has, basically, managed to foster a sense … Continue reading

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The good, the bad and the ugly (TEFL blog happenings)

Here’s what I’ve been reading over the last week or so… God-like genius: T is for Teacher Training – Scott Thornbury doin’ the Bull Dance. Feelin’ the flow. Workin’ it. Workin’ it. This blog is technotronic: mLearning misconceptions – Gavin … Continue reading

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TEFL Blog roundup: September

It’s been a while since I did one of these, but here we go with a few of the things I’ve been reading over the last month. Enjoy… What would you do… if you had to sit this exam? – … Continue reading

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TEFL Blog roundup

Here are a few of the things I’ve been reading over the last few weeks. Enjoy… ESL & Happiness – The English Corner: for English teachers in China How are TEFL courses structured? – The TEFL Times: The only online … Continue reading

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The TEFL ‘Catch 22′ and how we can escape it (part one)

A couple of recent Alex Case articles have addressed the issue of pay in TEFL and its implications. I greatly enjoy Alex’s blog, as those of you who come here regularly will know, but I feel I needed to respond … Continue reading

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Old post revisited: Was your Four-week TEFL Course Worth it?

This again is in reponse to an article on big Alex’s TEFL Tastic blog questioning the merits of doing the CELTA course. The respondents, of which I was the first, seem to agree that the author’s opinions need to be … Continue reading

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