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What to expect in a TEFL interview.

At the moment, there are hordes of job advertisings for TEFL teachers in Chengdu. Because the new semester started in March, many public and private schools are desperately looking for English teachers. 937 more words


Have fun with a lesson plan :)

When I was a student, my professors emphasised the importance of making lesson plans, but then they referred to people who were about to start teaching. 474 more words


Wordle Wednesday: Shapes

I have noticed that I have not been doing a lot of other subjects within Wordle Wednesday and I feel that it is about time that I do! 39 more words


Idiom of the Week: "Barking up the wrong tree"

It is the start of another week; which means only one thing…it is time of the idiom of the week. I absolutely love this idiom; I always have the mental image of a dog barking up a fake tree with a confused look upon his face. 109 more words


Sunny weather, funny children and lots to look forward to :)

Since my last update I’ve been living fairly quietly in France in an attempt to conserve my pennies for all of my exciting adventures still to come this year (one of which being a trip to New York – but more about that later). 1,329 more words

Send Dutch applicants ... no. 2

I’ve just received a very derogatory message to my earlier post which may or may not be right. However, this coincided with a few calls I also received these days from a few job agencies and schools enquiring about my availability, although I stopped applying or advertising myself as a teacher of English more than a year ago. 427 more words

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Stop Taking my Pencils!

I don’t know about you, but no matter what I have tried in the past, my pencils always seem to disappear! I have a special holder on my desk for ‘student pencils.’ I have previously asked them to leave a shoe in exchange for a pencil. 552 more words


Jemma Jones reblogged this on My TEFL Adventures and commented:

I think that this is a fabulous idea! Just would I get away with it?! I wonder how they feel when the students are using them... I have also said "swap for a pencil"; but the current place I am working in frown upon asking a student for the show for a pencil. I have found that it has worked; but only if all the teachers use the system!