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InnovateELT 2019

Could you be our next InnovateELT Conference Organiser?

Position: Conference Organiser Conference location: Barcelona Start: October 2019 End: June 2020 Part-time: Time commitment to be discussed About us: During the last five years, we have been successfully co-organising the popular InnovateELT conference alongside ELTJam. InnovateELT conferences bring those … Continue reading

Nik Peachey

10 Tools for Developing Students’ Listening Skills

For many students listening is the hardest of the four skills to master. Unlike reading, listening happens in real time and it can be hard to control the speed of the information coming at them. They may also have to … Continue reading

Podcast ELT

Podcasts: a multiskill tool

In which ways have you been experimenting with listening to content in class? One popular mode of listening to content in recent years has been the increasing choice of podcasts. Whether you subscribe through iTunes, Podomatic, Stitcher or any number … Continue reading

CELTA course Barcelona

Graduate Story: James Kalmanson

  James is a photographer from Florida, United States and he completed our Cambridge CELTA course in Barcelona in August 2019. He now hopes to start working with teaching children and gaining his Spanish citizenship to stay in Barcelona. In … Continue reading

Surprising things about Europe

Finding a TEFL Teaching Salary That Works For You

As an English teacher living abroad, I am a member of countless expat, ESL teaching, and digital nomad Facebook groups. Like many of my fellow teachers, I find they often come in handy for a quick piece of advice, restaurant … Continue reading