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by graemecr
04 Apr 2016, 08:26
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: DELTA, focus on PRONUNCIATION
Replies: 3
Views: 5225

Re: DELTA, focus on PRONUNCIATION

you could also focus on the vowel sounds - many learners have problems with much , saying it mach. you could also look at linking e.g. a lot_of. the main thing for your grammar area tho, as already said, is sentence stress. this lesson is a good starting point maybe, http://soundsenglish.com/stress-...
by graemecr
04 Apr 2016, 08:24
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Looking for a good TEFL course
Replies: 9
Views: 10907

Re: Looking for a good TEFL course

As others have said only CELTA or Trinity TESOL are any good as courses - the online ones will not get you in to most language schools.
by graemecr
04 Apr 2016, 08:20
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Any websites with nouns, verbs, adjectives that go together?
Replies: 3
Views: 2868

Re: Any websites with nouns, verbs, adjectives that go together?

i found this one on make and do

http://soundsenglish.com/make-and-do-co ... ermediate/
by graemecr
04 Apr 2016, 08:18
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Finding work as a private tutor/teacher
Replies: 2
Views: 10139

Re: Finding work as a private tutor/teacher

Hi Heidi, I work as a private tutor in one of the largest destinations for students in the uk - here is what i do gumtree ad - really works - pics are important - so are testimonials. local facebook groups for foreign students -eg someting like "espanioles en Oxford" probably exists in your town. Wo...
by graemecr
04 Apr 2016, 08:09
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: CELTA+ No Degree
Replies: 4
Views: 2859

Re: CELTA+ No Degree

Ziggy I went into EFL with no degree, just a CELTA I won't pretend that some doors remained closed - it can be a very haughty business (in the UK) and of course many schools do have a degree as a requirement. However, through hard work and basically being good at teaching i went from the lowest of t...
by graemecr
04 Apr 2016, 08:04
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: experience is needed for TEFL test
Replies: 5
Views: 3970

Re: experience is needed for TEFL test

AKCrystal i'm so sorry to tell you thins, the course you are doing is not worth it. your certificate will not be valid or recognised by any serious professional school. you need a CELTA or Trinity Tesol. - these are the ONLY two worth their fee. i'm not saying you wont get some work with the online ...
by graemecr
04 Apr 2016, 08:00
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Online English Learning System Recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 4308

Re: Online English Learning System Recommendations

I agree about memrise, a great site and useful for learning anything.

I also like soundsenglish.com it is subscription but they have free lessons too

another useful one is elllo.com for listening