TEFL Methodologies

TEFL Teaching Methodology looks at the general approaches or methods used to teach English‏‎ as a foreign language. Over time they have changed and borrowed from research, developed from each other and expanded on previous methodologies. As you will see below, many of these methods overlap and often teachers will […]


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TEFL Lessons

Quite simply, a TEFL Lesson is a set period of time where you – as a TEFL teacher – work with your class in learning English. It is part of the hierarchy of learning English where the yearly syllabus is divided into short periods: English > Syllabus > Lesson > […]


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TEFL Lesson Planning

A Lesson Plan is the outline of what will be taught in a single lesson. It is, if you like, a road map for the hour or 90 minutes or so you will spend with the class. Creating a good lesson plan is vitally important for a successful lesson and […]


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TEFL Introductions – Fun or Dull?

Arguably the most important part of the lesson is the very beginning. Here you can either capture your students or lose them. What you need to do is make your introductions as interesting as possible so they hook your students attention and make them want to learn more. Put it […]


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TEFL – Teaching English as a Foreign Language

TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. This acronym‏‎ is commonly used in Europe and by European teachers – mainly British and Irish. In most cases TEFL is synonymous with TESOL and TESL‏‎, however there are differences at a deeper level. Essentially TEFL is teaching English to people […]


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