The Oxford TEFL Blog

Spanish visa work

Meet Maya: Developing Teacher with Spanish graduate

  Maya Dileep Kumar is originally from India and came to Barcelona in November 2017. She completed her TEFL course in June 2018 and the Developing Teacher with Spanish course between July 2018 and July 2019. With the help of our visa … Continue reading

Body Language Teaching

7 Tips for Helping Students Develop their Body language in the ELT Classroom

Body language has long been seen by communications specialists as a key component of the way we interact with others, with researchers claiming that anything between 50 and 80% of all communication happens through non verbal communication. Glenn Wilson – … Continue reading

Teaching young learners

Essential Skills for Teaching Young Learners

A knowledge of English is now considered a basic life skill in many contexts, and as a result it is increasingly being offered to more and younger learners. If you have just finished your initial teacher training and are about … Continue reading

Carbon footprint ELT

How can we reduce our climate/carbon/plastic footprints across the ELT profession?

  Mariam Oganesian is a TEFL-qualified English teacher, linguist, owner and CEO of a language school called “M-GROUP” in the Ukraine. She also has a master’s degree in ELT and Pedagogics and is a graduate of our Leadership in ELT … Continue reading

Teaching business English

Top tips for overcoming common challenges when teaching Business English

Are you worried about starting to teach Business English (“BE”) because you have mainly taught Young Learners so far in your career? Or are you feeling a little jaded and need some inspiration to keep your in-company classes fresh? This … Continue reading