Author Archives: Rhys Bonney

About Rhys Bonney

Rhys joined OxfordTEFL in 2014 as Webmaster. He has been teaching since 2010 when he completed his PGCE in the UK, going on to teach a range of subjects including Film, Animation and English.

How much does it cost to live in Cádiz?

Are you thinking about moving to Cádiz to take your Trinity CertTESOL course but you are not sure how much money to save or what your costs are likely to be? We have compiled a list of likely costs for five weeks in Cádiz … Continue reading

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Meet our Trinity DipTESOL scholarship winners

In December we launched a competition to win a full or half scholarship for the Trinity DipTESOL course. We are now excited to share with you the finalists videos and written tasks as well as introduce our two winners! Congratulations … Continue reading

ELT Forum conference in Bratislava: A coaching approach to teacher development

At the ELT Forum conference in Bratislava recently my plenary talk was titled A Coaching Approach to Teacher Development. In this post I discuss what I mean by that and how I think it could benefit teachers and schools in many different contexts. Continue reading

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IATEFL 2017 from a Pronunciation Perspective

Nicola Meldrum is Course Director on our Trinity DipTESOL course and Teaching Pronunciation course and Mark McKinnon is one of our tutors. In April, they both attended the annual IATEFL conference in Glasgow and presented a talk and the closing … Continue reading

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How Brazil got its first SIG for women by Claire Venables

I decided that when I got back to Brazil I would try to start a group of ELT women who would work to examine and overcome the kinds of mindsets that hold us back as well as pooling our resources to help each other develop professionally. Continue reading