So you've moved to the bustling city of Madrid to follow your TEFL certificate and have enrolled into a reputed institute, or maybe even got a good enough job to support yourself; can there be better news? but wait a minute out there. Surely you can't keep shelling out a fortune for hotels and couch surfing doesn't sound so appealing after 8 days straight on the sofa.
TEFL Madrid BLOG
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.
If you haven't been paying attention to the news lately, North Korea has been testing it's nuclear missiles and have sent out videos threatening annihilation of the United States of America. Now while some may say that this is all empty talk, like a million threats over the years, this crazed communist country has never been closer to creating a potent missile to strike USA before. And the threats back then were more indirect pleas for aid and assistance to feed a starving population.
In this episode, Nolan talks about his personal experience as a TEFL certified teacher in Spain.
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?