4 Foolproof Steps to Become a Teacher Trainer

4 Foolproof Steps to Become a Teacher Trainer

Have you ever asked a teacher trainer exactly how they became a trainer? What answer did you get? I’m sure it was rather long and full of ‘ums’ and ‘ahs’. At least mine was, when the charming pair at the TEFL Training Institute interviewed me as part of their podcast on the same topic. That chat inspired me to plan what I’d do if I started all over again...

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Should Every TEFL Teacher be a Language Student?

Should Every TEFL Teacher be a Language Student?

Does it strike you as strange that as language teachers, we teach something that many of us have never done? I’m talking about learning second language to a high level.

For those of us that have learned or are learning a language to a reasonable level, we can empathise with our students and help them to a greater degree.

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An Incredibly Profound Way of Looking at Language Education

An Incredibly Profound Way of Looking at Language Education

I’m sure that many of you are already familiar with TED.com, the site that spreads ideas from leading thinkers in their field.

There’s one talk I’d like to draw your attention to, as it holds so many ideas that are relevant to us in the TEFL and language education field. As a bonus, it'll even make you laugh a couple of times.

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