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  • Teaching Business English - TEFL teachers
  • Teaching Business English - TEFL teachers

    This is the most common question asked by the TEFL educators teaching general English to the language learner. So, TEFL Madrid Academy has created this post in order to answer this question and to provide some useful information about teaching business English in a TEFL setting. Read on to find the key differences between business English and general English and the general requirements for teaching business English.  

  • TEFL Grammar
  • TEFL Grammar

    Teaching and learning English in a TEFL class is always fun but there are some concepts that are hard for both parties. Yes, we are talking about TEFL grammar. On one hand, the students find it difficult to quickly grab the key point while the teachers also struggle with various strategies in order to teach it effectively. TEFL Madrid Academy has created a list of tips and tricks to teach ESL grammar in an effective way. 

  • Best Season to Come to Spain, Work and Travel
  • Best Season to Come to Spain, Work and Travel

    Spain is a country that has some great working opportunities as well as amazing places to visit. If you are planning a visit to Spain, you might be thinking about which season is best to come to Spain. TEFL Madrid Academy has done the hard work for you and in this post, we provided information about all the seasons in Spain, what places to visit in those times and what amazing festivals awaits for you in different months.

  • Strengths and Advantages of Non- Native English teachers in TEFL Classroom
  • Why Non-Native English Teachers are Just as Good as Native Teachers

    There is a general misconception that non-native English teachers are not welcomed in the TEFL industry. But in reality, they bring several great benefits that are not achievable by the native speakers. Additionally, the struggles and life story of non-native Speakers can make a difference in the lives of students. TEFL Madrid Academy has created a list of some undeniable reasons to admire the talent of non-native English teachers. Here are some great reasons why non- native English teachers are just as good as natives. 

  • Most Unforgettable Getaways Close to Madrid
  • Most Unforgettable Getaways Close to Madrid

    Madrid is a famous vacation spot for people around the globe. This is because this amazing country has to offer some truly unforgettable weekend excursions. If you are staying in Madrid for a while for work or study, TEFL Madrid Academy has created a list of places you can visit during weekends.

  • Advantages of Living Abroad for A Year
  • Advantages of Living Abroad for A Year

    Lots of people travel to other countries every year. They do so not only to satisfy their wanderlust but travel abroad also comes with a number of great benefits as well. It not only helps them to become professionally stable, but they also return back home with improved personality skills. TEFL Madrid Academy has created this post to tell some really amazing benefits of living abroad for a year. Read on to find out!

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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.

     

     

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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.