TEFL & ESL Blog
Teaching words that behave differently depending on context is difficult – here are a few tips to improve your lessons when it comes to teaching can, may, and must.
What a wonderful teacher music can be! We’ve put together 40+ free ESL songs with activities designed to make any lesson better!
Not all teacher planners are created equal – here are 11 of the best guaranteed to help any teacher organize their schedule and classes.
Considering applying to Magic Ears? Carly shares how their application process works, what it’s like to teach for them, and how you can take on other roles to earn more money!
Teaching verbs can be hard, especially if your students are non-native speakers. Here is an overview of how to approach your lessons, including which tenses to focus on + activities to help bring it all together!
Teaching spelling is never easy, especially with young learners. We’ve put together 7 strategies to help you better plan your lessons and help your students.
A quality laminator is essential for most schools and classrooms – here are 7 of the best based on price and features so teachers can pick the best one for their needs!
Thinking about applying to Huijing? Check out this in-depth look from two current teachers on their hiring process, requirements, and how much they pay.
Need ideas on how to show your teacher appreciation? Check out this list of 15 gift cards for teachers – we’ve included options for those who like food, pets, and even a night out!
Need help with a lesson? Try these ESL flashcards – we’ve listed 25 sets in categories like animals, food, vocabulary, as well as flashcards just for kids and adults!
Looking for the perfect gift for your teacher or professor? We’ve got you covered – here are 51 of our favorites that are sure to make a lasting impression!
Looking for some fun ways to teach vocabulary? Here are 3 to help make your lessons more engaging and ensure your students have a fun time learning!
Thinking about working for EF? Here’s a short interview on what one teacher liked and didn’t like about teaching for the company in China.
Being on your feet all day can take it out of you, especially if you have the wrong shoes. We wanted to know what the best shoes for teachers are and these 21 pairs are what we came up with, your feet will thank you!
Using an ESL recruiter can be invaluable for new teachers – here’s a guide to what they actually do and how they can help you land your dream teaching job.
Getting into English teaching and not sure which terms apply to you? Start here for a rundown of the most popular ones and how they are used in the industry.
Online teaching provides a lot of freedom – see how Cynthia & Niko use their remote teaching positions to fund their world travels.
Training centers are everywhere in China and are hiring teachers by the boatload – here’s what you need to know about their schedule and pay before taking a job at one.
A great interview with Georgia from Teacher’s Friend Vietnam – she discusses how to to get a quality job, things to look out for, and what to expect on your first day.
Thinking about teaching in Beijing? Here’s what one former teacher had to say about the city, salary, and preparing for arrival.