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Seven common online teaching mistakes made by TEFL teachers

Seven common online teaching mistakes made by TEFL teachers

If you are currently teaching English as a Foreign Language, you probably know the drill. You know how to prepare a lesson for your classes, you’ve got a great rapport with your students, and you know the English grammar reasonably well. Maybe you’ve done so many TEFL lessons that you can practically do them in your sleep. But now, you’ve decided to venture into the world of online teaching. How hard could it be? You’re teaching the same language and utilising the same theories and methodologies. Your students are the same, so why should there be a problem with the lessons? Online teaching mistakes can lose you students and could even cost you your job. This article deals with seven common online teaching mistakes made by TEFL teachers and how to avoid them.

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Seven TEFL teaching tips for new TEFL Teachers

Seven TEFL teaching tips for new TEFL Teachers

TEFL teaching tips to get you started on your first day. The first day on the job is always a tough one, regardless. As an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teacher, you will feel nervous and unsure about actually working as an EFL teacher. In addition, putting the theory you’ve learned in your TEFL course into practice is a challenge. We know this. We’ve been there. So here are some excellent TEFL teaching tips from experienced TEFL teachers to help settle your nerves.

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Five amazing free apps for TEFL teachers

Five amazing free apps for TEFL teachers

Are you looking for some good free apps for TEFL teachers? Read on if you are. Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is a full-time job, and it can be time-consuming. However, with practical, interactive and engaging lessons, your TEFL job will not overwhelm you, and you will enjoy your classes. In addition, there is probably some technology or apps for TEFL teachers in this globalised world to help you with your lesson planning. Here are five free apps for TEFL teachers. We recommend that you make use of them! Find out more.

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Teach English online, six tips to be a great online English teacher

Teach English online, six tips to be a great online English teacher

Do you want to teach English online? To survive as an English teacher, you need to know how to teach English online. There are loads of English teachers who want to teach English online, so competition is stiff. As a result, only the best online TEFL teachers will find work. If you want your students to carry on booking classes with you and paying you a good rate, you need to be a cut above the rest. If you’re going to teach English online, here are six excellent tips to make you a great online English teacher.

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