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View on the slums of Manila from the water
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English for EduCharity: Giving Teacher Training in the Philippines

When Richard took a shot at teaching English 10 years back, little did he know where it would lead him one day. Here, he relates his experience of delivering a two-week teacher training course in Manila, what he learned and why he thinks that letting students take over in class can be effective teaching. Adventure… Keep Reading

Peaceful Irish landscape with cliffs and sea
Posted on in Professional Development

Career Tips and Friendly Words for Freelance Teachers: Paul Says Hello from Ireland

Long-time Eltabber Paul recently moved from busy Berlin to quaint rural Ireland. There, he took a little time to sit back and ponder over freelance English teachers’ major challenges and possible solutions. He’s happy to share his thoughts and experiences with you. The perennial problem for English teachers is that there is simply not enough… Keep Reading

Intercultural competence in the classroom - celebrating with homemade cookies
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Promoting Cross-Cultural Understanding: ‘Bringing the Intercultural into the Classroom’ with Mandy Welfare

In her educational March workshop “A hitchhikerʼs guide to bringing the ‘interculturalʼ into the classroom“ at the Berlin School of English, Mandy discussed the topic of cross-cultural communication and intercultural competence in ELT. For those who missed out, don’t worry – here is your summary of the main points and activities. What role does cultural… Keep Reading

Woman teaching a class
Posted on in Berlin/Teaching

Thinking about Teaching English in Berlin? Here Are 5 Things to Know

Living and teaching in Berlin is a dream for many English-language teachers. Located in the center of Europe, the German capital is a vibrant city with amazing art, music, and nightlife, but relatively inexpensive compared to cities like London, Paris, or New York. Berlin is indeed wunderbar–which makes it a competitive place to try to… Keep Reading

Woman sitting at a table reading a book
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Getting into Teaching Business English Together: Preparing for the FTBE with ELTABB

Prep Time: Annie hitting the books till the cows come home.    Photo: Darren Foster In this article, Annie shares her story about preparing for the FTBE certificate alongside other daring ELTABB members, the challenges that came with it and the benefits she reaped. FTBE, FTBE, FTBE. It took me almost a year to get these… Keep Reading

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