A word about those exhausting EFL work schedules

    This week, I covered classes at another language centre, far away from my home. I was expecting that the longer classes (2 x 2 hour classes without any break in the middle) would exhaust me. However, I was pleasantly surprised. The difference, this time,...

Why I love cover teaching

  For around a year now, I’ve been full-time cover teaching Kindergarten and Primary English, and I’ve really been enjoying it. Originally, I decided to do cover teaching, in order to free up my time so that I could create my own Kindergarten English course. For...

Teaching EFL STEAM lessons

  One of the language schools I’ve worked for ran a STEAM program this summer. Actually, since there was no Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math, it would more accurately have been called a ‘Science’ or an ’S’ program, but marketing would never have...

EFL Kindergarten: Teaching opposites

In recent weeks, I’ve been enjoying teaching opposites to my Kindergarten English students. I’ve taught hot and cold; wet and dry; and big and small. What has been a lot of fun is the chance to bring realia into the classroom, and the kids respond...