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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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  • Congrats graduates October 2019!!!!

    To be successful, you have to use each day as an opportunity to improve, to be better, to get a little bit closer to your goals. It might sound like a lot of work—and with a busy schedule, next to impossible. But the best part is, the more you accomplish, the more you’ll want to do, the higher you’ll want to reach. So as long as you have the hunger for success, you will always have the power within you to achieve it.

     

     

  • 6 Pieces of Knowledge That Will Help Teaching Business English as A TEFL Instructor Abroad
  • 6 Pieces of Knowledge That Will Help Teaching Business English as A TEFL Instructor Abroad

    Many of the TEFL teachers are afraid to teach business English to professional students because of mixing its concept with business studies. Business English is, no doubt, more specialized as compared to teaching regular English classes but still, any TEFL certificate holder can adopt this career. Here are some of the suggestions presented by TEFL-Madrid Academy’s professionals on how to effectively teach business English in a serious business setting. 

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  • 7 Great Reasons to Begin a TEFL Adventure Abroad in 2020

    Love teaching English and want to travel? TEFL is the profession for you! This growing industry offers excellent opportunities in Spain and all over the world for those who want to satisfy their wanderlust while making a living alongside. Find out more reasons why you should start a TEFL adventure this year. 
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  • What Is TEFL Certificate and Why It Is Important If You Are Preparing to Teach English Abroad?

    Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) is a professional certification for new as well as experienced teachers who want to teach English in a foreign country. A TEFL course provides hands-on training and skills necessary to qualify for a teaching job abroad. TEFL is a growing industry and those who acquire this certificate can get a chance to avail excellent career opportunities in international languages schools, government programs, academies and other similar institutions around the globe.

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  • Congratulations TEFL Madrid Graduates August 2019

     “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”

     

    – Anthony Bourdain

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  • 15 Benefits Of Living Abroad as A TEFL Teacher

    Getting paid to live, work and travel in another country… this is what TEFL is all about! This work abroad adventure provides you with excellent career and growth opportunities that nobody can imagine availing while living in their native country. You get international work experience, enhanced skills set and increased exposure to foreign cultures and people. Here are 16 exciting benefits that you can get while living abroad as a TEFL Teacher.https://tefl-madrid.com

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  • How to Survive Your TEFL Course Abroad

    Surviving your TEFL course abroad might seem challenging at first, but there some strategies that can make your TEFL abroad experience more of a fun activity. Having lots of motivation, ability to do Smart work and effective planning are some can help to stand out as a TEFL graduate abroad. Find out some more tips that how you can survive your TEFL course abroad.

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  • How Do You Find a TEFL Course You Can Trust? Top 9 Things to Consider Before Signing A TEFL Course

    Want to know how to evaluate a TEFL program and what to look for before taking a TEFL course abroad? There are some tips and strategies that can help to access the legitimacy of any TEFL program abroad. For example, connecting with the TEFL academy, finding their standards and accreditation and reviews on the internet posted by the alumni members. Find out more that how you can check if your TEFL academy is Legitimate or not. 

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  • TEFL Changed My Life

    Good Things start to happen when you start to value your personal preferences. Living abroad and teaching as TEFL teacher is a dream of many but some tend to forgo it because of their fears and pseudo comfort zones. But sometimes, deciding to go overseas for a major change can become your greatest life adventure. Check out the story of one of our TEFL trainee at TEFL Madrid Academy that how getting a TEFL certificate and teaching abroad has changed her life.  

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  • TEFL Madrid Graduates July 2019

    • “There is nothing more beautiful than finding your course as you believe you bob aimlessly in the current. Wouldn’t you know that your path was there all along, waiting for you to knock, waiting for you to become. This path does not belong to your parents, your teachers, your leaders, or your lovers. Your path is your character defining itself more and more everyday like a photograph coming into focus.”

    —Jodie Foster

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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.