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by vcbpg
15 Jun 2007, 17:41
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Flights
Replies: 1
Views: 3554

I am pretty sure you can go to Spain on an open ticket. I also took the course in Spain and a few of the girls from the US came on an open ticket.
by vcbpg
14 Jun 2007, 20:58
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Travelling to Vietnam in school holiday?
Replies: 1
Views: 4509

Can you write to me? My email is eyewillinc@yahoo.com

I recently founded an NGO and I'm working in Hue. You sound like a good person to talk to. I am often in Hanoi because I have to go to PACCOM.

Gabby
by vcbpg
05 Jan 2007, 10:42
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: to all blind tefl teachers
Replies: 2
Views: 5009

Est ce que vous avez eu beaucoup de problemes aussi pendant le cours? Pour moi, la premiere semaine etait tres dificil. J ai travaille pour 5 moins et maintenant je suis en train d ouvrir une ecole en Vietnam. Si vous avez besoin de quelque chose, vous pouvez m ecrire. Mon email est vcbpg@libero.it
by vcbpg
01 Dec 2006, 07:23
Forum: Special Needs
Topic: Christmas games for visually impaired Elementary school?
Replies: 1
Views: 13670

Hi, you could do a scavenger hunt with christmas objects or chocolate. If you have some bells, you could teach the children Jingle Bells. If they dont learn the words, have them identify the words Jinle bells and shake the bells. Blind children are usually very fond of music. If you are allowed to p...
by vcbpg
17 Sep 2006, 19:25
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: TEFL visa for Europe - need help....
Replies: 3
Views: 5806

I believe there Windsor has a school in Rome. There is definitely a school in Florence. It s not hard to get a visa her :P e either. Italy is extremely corrupt.... If you have any questions, need help, etc, write to me! vcbpg@libero.it
by vcbpg
17 Sep 2006, 19:15
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Need advice!
Replies: 4
Views: 8787

Hiya!

Take the course and then go knocking on doors! Only a small percentage of tefl jobs are advertised.
by vcbpg
17 Sep 2006, 19:06
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: some advice please.
Replies: 4
Views: 9169

I would say that the article is geared at intermediate, upper intermediate students. There are many difficult words in there. However, I would pre teach the word gang and things relating to it. I would also pre teach °putting back into the community.° Put back might confuse them.
by vcbpg
17 Sep 2006, 18:58
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: some advice please.
Replies: 4
Views: 9169

hi again,

for teacher student relationship,

be calm, patient and attentive. Try to avoid talking to much, let the students talk as much as possible.

For questioning,
you can always ask each student a question, or ask a question and have them discuss it among themselves.
by vcbpg
17 Sep 2006, 18:45
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Stuck on TEFL task need more than advice !!
Replies: 1
Views: 5424

Hi, For example, why do you think people might have a hard time learning a new language? An example could be that the person is in shock due to a new culture, country, etc. This can prevent them from learning a language. Some people are forced to leave their country and might not want to let go of t...
by vcbpg
17 Sep 2006, 18:34
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Help to teach in Italy
Replies: 10
Views: 13085

Hi, There are TEFL schools in Florence and Rome. you might not need the certificate though. Many high schools look for native speakers for the hour of English conversation. There are also a number of smaller private schools that might be willing to let you teach without the TEFL certificate. If you ...
by vcbpg
17 Sep 2006, 18:16
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Windsor schools
Replies: 1
Views: 5191

Hi, I did the course through Windsor in Barcelona. it s a GREAT course. Its also very intensive! During the course, you will be assigned a student and you will have to do a °learner profile.° In my opinion, this was the most time consuming and difficult part of the course, however the outcome was ve...
by vcbpg
17 Sep 2006, 18:00
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: to all blind tefl teachers
Replies: 2
Views: 5009

to all blind tefl teachers

Yes, it IS possible to teach without seeing! I did the four week course (and put up with a lot of skepticism) and I m now teaching. If there are any other future teachers in a similar situation, please write to me. I d be glad to help.
by vcbpg
17 Sep 2006, 17:51
Forum: Special Needs
Topic: Help needed for activities for blind esl student
Replies: 9
Views: 38927

teaching blind students

Dear Becca,

I am a blind ESL teacher. If you need any help or tips, feel free to send me an email. My address is vcbpg@libero.it