Alright, so you've set your eyes on the beautiful Spanish coast and decided to spend the rest of your life frolicking in the beaches and working as a TEFL teacher to earn your living. But hold your horses just a minute though.
TEFL Madrid BLOG
Loneliness is an inevitable byproduct of moving to a new country and you ought to get used to spending Saturday nights with a pizza and reruns of friends, big bang theory and what not.
Or that's at least what most people think would be the likely scenario when making a decision with regards to relocating to a foreign country. Now while such a situation is certainly not uncommon, you don't have to be boxed into such a binary model of a hermit's life.
One of the most common questions people ask when it comes to TEFL courses in Spain is whether they'll be able to successfully carry on with their lives and be a good TEFL teacher without the knowledge of the local language, Spanish.
Let's get something straight out of the bat. Knowledge of Spanish is not necessary to become a TEFL teacher in Spain. In fact, conversations in Spanish are highly discouraged in classrooms, so as to inculcate a sense and habit of English fluency and reduce the incidences of fallback to the native language during pauses and conversations.
On the 3rd of April, TEFL Madrid Academy was delighted to celebrate the success of our new TEFL graduates in Madrid, Spain.
Congratulations to our students and their families on their success. We wish our graduates every success in future and do stay in touch!!!!
Top 5 winter destinations in Europe
I know that when it comes to winter get aways every person wants something different. Whether it is to experience Christmas traditions in another country or to escape the winter weather we have our top 5 places to visit in Europe this winter.
1) The winter sun
Why should you Study TEFL in a campus?
With the burgeoning of technology and rapid rise of online educational programs, many students hoping to obtain their TEFL certifications are caught in a dilemma.
Should they pursue their course online, or take the effort to attend classes in an real classroom environmental setting?
Chances are that you came to Spain not only to teach but to travel around Europe. So here are our list of places you must visit both in Spain and around Europe.
Day trips -
Around Madrid there are lots of amazing places to visit which you can do within a day. Here are some of our favourite day trips.
In TEFL MADRID ACADEMY We have selected 50 cool Spanish slang words you probably don't know. These words are from Spain, although they may be used in some other countries. If you know more Spanish words that you find cool as well, please let us know in the comments down below!!
6 REASONS TO LEARN SPANISH
Why should you learn Spanish? Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world, closely following Mandarin and Hindustani. Spanish is the official language of 21 different countries, besides being spoken in many other countries due to emigration. Here we give you our top 6 reasons why you should learn Spanish.