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Grow with Your TEFL Course

Let your TEFL course take you out of your comfort zone, into a new field and to a new land. Let it push you to new heights and to new accomplishments. For our trainees who are just out of college, let it show you the world of opportunities there are for…

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How to Learn and Absorb Grammar

How to Learn and Absorb English Grammar in your TEFL Course:   If you are anything like many of our TEFL trainees at Via Lingua you might not have studied English grammar since primary school! Most trainees on day 1 of the course tell us:    “I know…

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The 1-to-1 Project at Via Lingua

The One-to-One Student Project at Via Lingua   As we have discussed in previous blog posts, one-to-one/private teaching will most likely be a normal part of your teaching repertoire: it’s a great way to add variety to your teaching schedule and to maintain…

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Teach the way you want to be taught!

Teach English the way you would want to be taught another language   Let’s start brainstorming the qualities of an effective teacher: supportive, clear, empathetic, flexible, creative, human, enthusiastic, passionate, and the list goes on. We have all…

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TEFL Teaching Resources

20 Websites for TEFL Teachers for Inspiration and Lesson Plans   Teachers are always in need of lesson materials and inspiration and we are here to help you! The Via Lingua Florence staff and some of our former trainees have compiled a list of useful…

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Why Take a TEFL Course in 2019?

The New Year always makes us reflect on our lives and what we want to change and add to better our lives. Now, in 2019, many of us have goals to find a balance between work and overall fulfillment in our lives. That fulfillment is often not centered on…

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The Relatable TEFL Teacher

You already know that teaching is so much more than just transferring your knowledge. You’ve all had those teachers who were able to not only give you the information you needed, but who were able to connect with you and leave a lasting impression. When…

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Cultural Awareness in the Classroom

Creating a Community through Cultural Awareness in your EFL Classroom         Whenever you mix a group of people together in a class you never really know what you’re going to get. The beautiful yet challenging thing about being an EFL teacher…

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Teaching 1 to 1

Being Your Own Boss: Teaching Private English Lessons     Teaching private students will inevitably become a part of your teaching repertoire. Private lessons are in demand across the world because they allow students the option to choose times and…

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How to Make Money and Enjoy Life!

    Make Money AND Enjoy your Life as a Certified TEFL Teacher   Ah, the dream… making money while seeing the world! Can this be real? Absolutely it can. You just need to find the right type of work that fits your individual preferences. Some people…

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