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posted to ELT Bakery on Fri 31st May 13
After obtaining degrees in English Literature and English Secondary Education, Sean Lords packed up his bags and left to Seoul, South Korea where he lived for three years (TEFL Certification). Sean has since returned to the States and is currently at work on ...
posted to ELT Bakery on Sun 5th May 13
The third Braz-Tesol Pernambuco event was held at SBS Bookshop in Recife on May 4th, 2013. There were about 60 English teachers present from language institutions, secondary schools, public schools and universities. The British Council, four publishers (Macmillan, ...
posted to ELT Bakery on Fri 3rd May 13
If you’ve been teaching English for over 2 or 3 years, then you get the idea of how demanding the profession is and how tough it can get sometimes. Making the choice of becoming a teacher was the first step, but developing as a professional and keeping ...
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posted to ELT Bakery on Fri 1st Mar 13
Every two years, students from public schools in Brazil take a national exam, the results of which are used as a ranking to determine the best schools in the country. For the third year in a row, the Colgio de Aplicao (CAp), from Recife, is ranked 1st. What ...
posted to ELT Bakery on Wed 1st Aug 12
The first ELT conference I ever attended was the FELT Conference (Forum on English Language Teaching) in 2006 in my hometown, Recife. My friend, Tatiana Severo, convinced me to give a talk with her entitled Dealing with Taboo Language and Slang in Songs. I ...
posted to ELT Bakery on Wed 25th Jul 12
My [un]workshop at the ABCI. July is a busy month for English teachers in Brazil. Conferences, seminars and one-day events take place in major cities promoted by publishers, institutions and teachers’ associations. The two biggest events this year ...
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posted to ELT SquaredELT Squared | Exponential Professional ELT teaching Growth on Fri 1st Mar 13
We’re already through the second month of the year 2013 and there have been a lot of blog posts in that time. It can be hard to keep up with all of them, especially when you are busy at work, so I’d like to thank everyone who shares posts with me ...
posted to A Journey in TEFL on Sun 25th Nov 12
A little bit Paris before the conferenceIm experiencing another post conference blues. I just came home from one of my favourite conferences. I started TESOL France from day 2. I met friends whom I had met before and missed a lot and I met friends who had been ...
posted to Teaching English in a Foreign Land on Thu 2nd Aug 12
Here are the most useful TEFL blogs I've read this week.How can you not get the blues after coming home from there!Holiday blues It happens to all of us. How do you feel when you get back to your home country after a long trip or season TEFLing? Normally pretty ...