All posts by Joanna York

Joanna is an English teacher and writer who has worked in classrooms all over the world. She is now based in Paris, France.

Make the Most Out of Your TEFL Certification Course: The Practicum

The most nerve-wracking part of any TEFL certification has to be standing up in front of a class to teach, otherwise known as the practicum. For many aspiring teachers this will be their first taste...

/ November 25, 2019
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Everything You Need to Know About TEFL Internships

A lot of people looking to get into teaching ESL assume the route is straightforward: get certified and then find a job overseas. So, where do TEFL internships fit into this pathway? It doesn’t help...

/ November 21, 2019

Four Ways to Get Better at Teaching Teenagers

Every teacher has felt challenged by teaching teenagers at some point, mostly because of one key factor: motivation. Or in teen learners’ case, lack of motivation. While adult learners normally come to class keen to...

/ November 18, 2019