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,...

Top Tip: Buy resources as you travel

English is an international language. As I travel, both domestically and overseas, I like to keep my eyes open for things from around the world that I can use in the classroom. Practically speaking, what this means is that I often visit toy stores in cities I visit....

Top Tip: Use an ad-blocker

  One of the useful about cover teaching, is that you get to see how different centres handle the same situation. You get to see how some ideas work really well, and other ways of doing things, don’t work so well. It’s kind of like teaching, in the...