Category Archives: TEFL

Why #ELTChat is great. A celebration of a community

If you’re not a company or someone with a personal brand (I shuddered there as well), then seeing a use for Twitter can be hard. News is a good one, but you still have to know who to follow and … Read More »

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How Much Can You Save Teaching in Korea: A Cost Breakdown

So in my last post we covered Japan and this time we’re going to look at Korea. A large part of Korea’s popularity when it comes to teaching English is because of how much money you can save while living … Read More »

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How Much Can You Save Teaching in Japan: A Cost Breakdown

(Do you have a computer covered in money?) Before picking everything up and moving abroad to teach in Japan, it’s a good idea to understand the kind of costs you’re going to run into. We’ll cover everything, but there’s plenty … Read More »

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20 reasons why every EFL learner should have an iPad

Mobile technology is changing the face of education, and opening up new opportunities for both teachers and learners. In this post, I give 20 reasons why iPads in particular are becoming indispensable tools for English language learners across the world. … Read More »

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How to be a good English teacher: Advice from a Japanese learner of English

Ryuichi Sakai is a Japanese learner of English, computer programmer, and editor of a free website which provides advice, from a learner’s perspective, about how to be a good English teacher in Japan. In this article, he summarizes some key … Read More »

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Kickstarting your own ELT publication

We previously interviewed Marcos Benevides, award-winning ELT author, about his thoughts on Extensive Reading, and his motivations for adapting the world-famous Choose Your Own Adventure series for learners of English as a foreign language. This time he’s back with a … Read More »

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Taking a language learning card game to market: An interview with Sean Anderson

In this interview, Sean Anderson talks about his experience devising, developing and marketing his own English language learning card game, Question Quest. He describes  the challenges he faced, and the risks involved, and offers advice to others hoping to create … Read More »

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