Teaching In Asia

TEFL Game: Tower Race

Tower Race

For this game, you’ll need a whiteboard, and two teams.

The first thing you need to do is draw a tiered tower on the whiteboard, with boxes for each tier. Something like the one shown in the image above.

In each box, write a prompt, such as “A...

Why TEFL In Taiwan?

Tefl In Taiwan

One of the hardest things for a lot of would-be TEFL teachers is deciding which country to head to. You might have to choose between a list of several, and from afar, it can be tricky to identify the differences.

Today's article is the first in a...

Do I Really Need A Lesson Plan?

Tefl Lesson Plan

When you are a brand new teacher, a lesson plan can be your map through the minefield of a TEFL classroom. As you get more comfortable, you may start to feel that you don't need one, and even stop bothering to write them.

While it's true that not...

Student Reward Systems For ESL Classes

Reward System

There are many benefits to using a reward system in a TEFL class, and you really ought to be using even a basic one in every lesson. This article will cover the different types, their pros and cons, and give you some new ideas to try in your own...

Different TEFL Seating Arrangements

Tefl Seating Arrangement

Seating arrangements are often something that are at the bottom of a teacher's list of concerns. There are so many other things to consider after all.

The thing is though, seating arrangements can have a big effect on the dynamic of a class, and...