TESOL – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

TESOL is an acronym standing for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Generally speaking it is the same as TESL‏‎ or TEFL‏‎ and it is used as an umbrella term primarily in the USA‏‎. TESOL refers to the teaching of the English language to students whose mother tongue‏‎ (MT) […]


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TEFL to Blind & Visually Impaired Students

This article looks at a few ideas you should bear in mind if you have blind or visually impaired students in your TEFL class. Over the years we at IWeb TEFL have had a number of blind and visually impaired teacher trainees taking our course and we have worked with […]


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TEFL to Adults vs TEFL to Children

Do children have all the advantages when it comes to learning a foreign language? This article looks at the fundamental general differences between language learning amongst adults and children. Talk to any family who have moved abroad with young children and you’ll soon find out that whilst the children have […]


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TEFL Teachers: Appropriate & Inappropriate Touching in School

Touching, has the power to enrich lives but also to ruin them and touching children is a potentially thorny issue and one which can cause difficulties across cultures. This article looks at various aspects of the way in which teachers and children can interact and how this works teaching English […]


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TEFL Teacher Portfolios

A Teaching Portfolio (sometimes also called a Teaching Dossier or Teaching Profile) is a valuable tool used by TEFL teachers to document who they are, what kind of teacher they are and what they have achieved. It’s also a great tool to help you get that TEFL job! That’s because […]


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