Supportive Observations in ELT

Supportive Observations in ELT

Observations in ELT should be supportive not evaluative, but how often is this the case? When I started training teachers on TEFL courses, our Course Director told us that he wanted all members of the training team to observe each other. One of the trainers, an...
Teaching Exam Classes in Spain

Teaching Exam Classes in Spain

Exam classes, CEFR Levels, certificates and coursebooks in Spain B1, B2, C7, R2D2??? What’s going on with certificates in Spain? We could argue that the financial crisis has certainly benefited the ELT industry in Spain and there’s high demand for English classes for...
How to Find Work as an English Teacher in Granada

How to Find Work as an English Teacher in Granada

Here are some tips to help you find work as an English Teacher in Granada When In Spain most students need to get a certificate. There are English exams nearly every month and a huge demand for exam classes. This means teaching jobs available all throughout the year....
Teaching Writing for Cambridge Exams

Teaching Writing for Cambridge Exams

This post was written by Ruth Marin, an experienced ELT teacher and trainer working in Granada. She is one of the tutors on our TEFL course. Writing is a big challenge for many students, especially when preparing for an exam: not only they need to write well under...
13 TEFL Observation Tasks

13 TEFL Observation Tasks

It’s amazing how much you can learn from observations. Unfortunately, in my experience, many language schools use observation primarily as an assessment tool rather than for professional development purposes. This post describes a range of simple but useful TEFL...