Author Archives: Fran Austin

About Fran Austin

Fran has been an EFL teacher since 2005 and joined the Oxford TEFL team in 2011. She is qualified in Trinity Cert. TESOL, Trinity Dip. TESOL and has a Diploma in Educational Management. As well as being the TESOL Coordinator at Oxford TEFL When she arrived in Barcelona she never planned to stay, but the city got its grip on her soon enough and she still loves the lifestyle and culture of this wonderful city.
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Meet our new Trinity DipTESOL trainees

Our first Trinity DipTESOL course of the year is now under way and we were excited to be able to meet our trainees via video introductions. Here is a selection of just a few videos. We look forward to working … Continue reading

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5 Things I wish I’d known when I started teaching kids

Fernanda Vicente has been teaching English for 10 years and recently completed her Teaching Young Learners course with us. She works with children, teenagers and adults. She has an extension course by FAFE-USP on English teaching for children and holds … Continue reading

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Free Teacher Development Workshops this February in Barcelona

We are looking forward to the next round of free teacher workshops coming up at Oxford TEFL in Barcelona! Come out of the cold and join us on one of the following Fridays. This is your chance to pick up … Continue reading

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Teaching pronunciation advice from Trinity DipTESOL guest tutor Adrian Underhill

Phonology and how we teach pronunciation is a key part of the Trinity DipTESOL course for many teachers. In fact, it is often the reason they choose the Trinity DipTESOL over the Cambridge DELTA. The Trinity DipTESOL assesses Phonology as … Continue reading

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Graduate story: Jon Grenier

  Jon Grenier in from Canada and completed our Trinity CertTESOL course in Prague in September 2017. In this blog post, he describes his experience on the course and the community in Prague and how he is earning a steady income while … Continue reading