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.
Oxford TEFL Kerala is located in beautiful grounds.

Breaking News: Oxford TEFL’s new location is Trinity “first ever”

After months of planning and preparation, the momentous day has finally arrived. There’s a buzz of excitement in the air. Is Duncan’s band releasing a new CD? No, although I have heard a rumour that there’s one in the pipeline… … Continue reading

TEFL in Kathmandu, Nepal

Adventures on the Indian Subcontinent By Miriam Vogler, Trinity Cert TESOL Barcelona graduate, February 2012  Why do we teach EFL and travel? A question with a multitude of answers ranging from, “It’s a great way to finance my travels” to, … Continue reading

Maximize Your Earnings From Private Language Teaching

Many English language teachers take on private classes at some point in their careers. One of the most difficult aspects of this is deciding how much to charge, and discussing this with the student. Here are a few tips I’ve … Continue reading

Lists and lists and list of vocabulary? Try Anki

So, you go into a classroom, you set up a speaking activity and after a few minutes of listening and reacting to your students, you end up with this list of great vocabulary down the side of your white board. … Continue reading

Welcome to the new look Oxford TEFL website!

We are pleased to announce the re-launch of our website! We hope that you’ll find it easy to find what you are looking for, whether it’s a TEFL Certificate course, advice about working in Barcelona or our contact details. Most … Continue reading