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.
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.