Category Archives: Journals

Great list of free online journals

Blatantly borrowed from Clarissa at Talk to the Clouds blog: There are many free journals that serve as sources of high-quality “do-it-yourself” professional development. These journals are online-only, for the most part (no international postage! no dead trees!), but many … Continue reading

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Horizons: Your Free Online TEFL Journal

The latest action packed edition of Horizons ELT Quarterly Journal (issue 6) is now available for free download. The contents of the current issue are as follows. English teaching in Israel can be immensely rewarding by Michelle Simmons Facing financial … Continue reading

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English: A Dolphin or a Lonely Transvestite?

How do we best talk about English in English? There’s a lot to be said for the geographical analogies commonly invoked to describe any language — map, artifact, fossil. Perhaps more than any other tongue, English has been decisively shaped … Continue reading

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TEFL Certification and Training Options for Teaching English Abroad

By Luke Fisher We’re once again joined by Luke Fisher, who delves into the world of teacher training courses in this latest addition to the guest authors series: The various types of TEFL Certification available make it important to research … Continue reading

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Teaching English in Japan is at this Instant Easier…

By Judy Wellsworth In this edition of the guest writers series, Judy Wellsworth gives us the lowdown on teaching in Japan: In Japan, the necessity for English-speaking citizens has lately risen to epic proportions. With this increase in demand, finding … Continue reading

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English learning resources: variety and motivation

By Luke Holden In this article in the guest author series, Luke Holden discusses the need for variety in language learning: Variety is the key to success for those learning a new language or trying to build on their existing … Continue reading

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Advice for a New ESL Teacher?

‘When you first arrive in your assigned country, the first few minutes can be shocking. The air smells different, the people surging around you are likely different, the looks of buildings and storefronts and wares for sale may all be … Continue reading

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TEFL courses in Argentina & TEFL jobs teaching English in Argentina

By Luke Fisher In this article from our guest authors series, Luke Fisher discusses the life of the TEFL teacher in the South American nation of Argentina: There are a wide variety of TEFL courses in Argentina offered in cities … Continue reading

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Advice For A New ESL Teacher

Douglas Anderson shares his knowledge with those just starting out in the profession: When you first arrive in your assigned country, the first few minutes can be shocking. The air smells different, the people surging around you are likely different, the … Continue reading

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Latest Headlines from the ELT Times

Head over to the ELT Times and read what’s happening in the world of ELT. Among recent articles, you can find a guide to the advantages of a TESOL Course by Manuel Kupka, Memoirs of a Teacher by Paul Selibio, Blindfold … Continue reading

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