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.

Australia Graduate Comment

G’day! Teaching Down Under by Christopher Lotinga When I came back to Australia with my Oxford House Trinity Cert TESOL back in 2004 I had a plan. I was confident, eager and ready to teach somewhere, anywhere, out in the big … Continue reading

Useful Online Resources

I asked the teachers at Oxford House to share their favourite Online resources. The list below has been split into three categories to make it easier to navigate. Please add your own favourite websites below. Try to include a brief … Continue reading

Algeria Information and Graduate Comment

By Fares Mokrani, November 2010. In Algeria there are many opportunities for native speakers. There are 3 big schools in the capital Algiers: In-tuition, Berlitz and Language Solution. All their contact details are available on internet. Just google the name of … Continue reading

Bulgaria – Graduate Comment and Information

Sofia, Bulgaria – Kate Tingley (September 2010) Why Sofia? Without a doubt, Sofia is an up and coming place to be; full of fun back streets, underground bars, hot springs and gypsy markets as well as boasting hundreds of theatres, … Continue reading

Russia Information and Graduate Comment

St.Petersburg – Diana Bruk, August 2010 As a native speaking teacher, finding work in Russia is pretty much a mathematical certainty, as the demand is high and the number of applicants in pretty low. Nonetheless, I found applying online to … Continue reading