- Your TEFL now in Barcelona too!
At Anglo Centres TEFL we have exciting news for you: From now on the 4-Week TEFL and Combined TEFL course can be taken in the vibrant city of Barcelona – Spain’s most cosmopolitan city. Therefore our TEFL students will now be able to choose between our main teacher training centre in Tarragona and our new [...] [Read more...]
- What should I pack for my TEFL?
Top 10 things to pack for your TEFL course A frequently-asked question by those about to embark on a residential TEFL or TESOL course abroad is what they should put in their suitcases. Here is a checklist of things (in no particular order) that may come in handy at some stage of your TEFL adventure. [...] [Read more...]
- The Mother Tongue in the Classroom (2)
In this second article our Head of Teacher Training, Vince Ferrer, reflects on the use of the mother tongue to promote noticing and how translation may be a classroom aid to scaffold learner language. With the emergence of research into the role of form-focused instruction, teacher-researchers have begun to acknowledge the mother tongue as a [...] [Read more...]
- Down to One Word (Text Reduction)
Paragraph reduction – A fun way of focusing students on sentence and paragraph formation. Level: Pre-intermediate upwards Time: 10-20 minutes Language Focus: Past simple; sentence and paragraph structure Aim: Students take turns and remove words from a paragraph until there is only one word left. Here’s the procedure: 1) Write a sample sentence on the [...] [Read more...]