TEFL Madrid BLOG

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  • Classroom Management: Tips and Tricks

    Something they very rarely teach you in TEFL courses yet is supremely important in your TEFL journey is classroom management. It's not that TEFL courses are intentionally skipping over a vital component but that unless the academy stresses on practical training, like the TEFL Madrid, there's very little opportunity for you to learn about it. Even if you're an experienced teacher, when you step into the class on a new day and see commotion, it's easy to let it overpower your senses.

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  • TEFL Madrid Academy - Graduates August 2018

    It must be a very proud moment for you. Chasing a dream requires your efforts and passion. Hard work isn't over when you graduated. It's just a break as you enter the new battlefields of life. Good luck and congratulations! You truly deserve the success! I'm sure that on your graduation day you feel a lot smarter.

    In my message I wish you to set your goals high, and won't stop till you get there!

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  • TEFL CLASS IN MADRID
  • How to ace One to One teaching

    TEFL teachers don't just stand before a classroom of second language learners, or a school of young kids and elucidate the basics of the English language. Sure, group classes are a major part of your TEFL journey; however if you're looking for something more lucrative or a job profile that doesn't call for full day attendance, then one to one coaching might just be your calling.

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  • Tips for getting a job abroad

    As you might know, searching for a job and gaining employment can be quite a task, especially in this ultra competitive environment and downturned economy we're under. However, the whole process is magnified when it comes to searching for jobs in a foreign country where the process, the culture, geography and even the market is completely alien.

  • TEFL MADRID GRADUATES
  • TEFL Graduates July 2018

     

    Chase your dreams. Burst out at the seams. Never stop trying. Never stop learning. Live life to the fullest and give it nothing but your best.

    My wish for you is that this life becomes all that you want it to. Your dreams stay big, your worries stay small and that you never need to carry more than you can hold. There is a lot that awaits you, congrats graduates.

     

    The Team,

     

    TEFL MADRID ACADEMY

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Culture Clashes in the Classroom

    When you're in a classroom with foreign students, it's inevitable that you'll find differences and be pitted against their culture which just seems alien to you. This would be magnified with TEFL because the English language itself is closely connected with its western culture and customs.

  • Essential Things to Pack for Teaching English Abroad

    Moving Abroad To Teach English?

    Here’s What To Pack…

     

    You've got your plane tickets in order and the dream TEFL job in the foreign country all fixed up. Now all that's left is figuring our how a lifetime collection of valuables and closets are going to fit into your suitcase.. Easier said than done.

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  • Is Barcelona the next Brexit? How does it affect TEFL students?

    Here's what happened in the last few months: the Catalan leaders were conducting a independence referendum, which was treason as per the Spanish constitution, just to further their political ambitions. What happened next though was a cruel and sadistic method of imposing authority by the central government. 

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  • Insider Tips To Being Successful TEFL Teacher

    Finally you finish your TEFL course and are looking towards a exciting new journey into the world of TEFL. You're confident in your skills, you know the course curriculum like the back of the hand and you've pored over pages from there lonely planet on your destination country. So everything should be sunshine and rainbows, and go according to plan right?

  • TEFL MADRID Legitimate
  • Is Your TEFL Employer Legitimate?

    As soon as you acquire your TEFL certifications, you start moving the earth and the sun for a lucrative job. And it's understandable as well, given that there's an ultra competitive environment out there and time is money.

    However, in the unfortunate event that your TEFL academy does not offer job placement or you prefer to go through the whole job search process independently a few years after graduation, there will always linger around the unceasing fear of the legitimacy of the job opening/employer.

     

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    The key to getting an English teaching job is turnover and knowing the hiring seasons.

    Off season Hiring: Jobs do open during the off season as not all schools fill every job and employees do not always stay for their full term.  Follow our professional advice regarding hiring seasons and the interview process and you will find opportunities.

    Many jobs entail 10 to 12 month contracts. September, October are busy hiring periods with many contracts ending in July. January is a secondary season. Main period will be about 50-60% turnover. Secondary season about 25%.

    Summer camps in Europe offer great opportunities for those looking for shorter commitments.