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Tongue Twisters [Teaching Tip]

Students from different native languages have certain difficulties with pronunciation. For example Spanish speakers have difficulty with the different between /v/ & /b/ and many students from some Asiatic countries find /r/ difficult to say. To help practice these sounds, here are some tongue twisters you could teach them. Peter Piper picked a peck of…

Homestay TEFL

Homestay TEFL

Fancy the sound of doing TEFL, but trawling across the other side of the world isn’t your cup of tea? Then perhaps Homestay TEFL is right for you. What is it? Like it sounds, Homestay TEFL is teaching English as a foreign language within your own household. As a tutor, you give your students accommodation…

Summer Camp TEFL

Summer Schools 2016: Last Call for Applicants

Right now, there are unique opportunities to spend your summer at EFL summer schools across not only the UK, but Europe too. Have a look of our most popular summer school options from the TEFL Org UK Jobs Centre before applications end. Jaca, Spain Summer School A wonderful location in north-eastern Spain, Jaca a small town that…

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Human Bingo [Teaching Tip]

This is a great first day/getting to know you activity! Firstly, ask your students to divide an A4 sheet of blank paper into 9 equal size squares (like a large bingo card), using a pen and ruler (so the lines are straight!). The middle square is the “free” space. Next, put a list of five…

Tom's Teaching Tips - Make Gap Fills Fun

Make Gap Fills Fun [Teaching Tip]

There seem to be an awful lot of gap-fill exercises in course books these days, and they can be pretty dull for student and teacher alike. Here are a couple of ideas for avoiding the “Do-exercise-2-then-check answers” technique… 100-metre Sprint Ask your students to keep their books closed, tell them they have exactly one minute…