After spending the past two years in London and focusing on teaching online, now that Europe seems to be opening up and that I am moving to Berlin, I’ve decided to look for a teaching job face-to-face. I guess I’ve missed the classroom at least a little bit. My first impressions – yet to beContinue reading “Job search in Berlin”
Author Archives: Mel Guarino
CELTA: is it worth it?
Is taking the Cambridge CELTA course worth it? Read on for my take on it.
Lessons from Delta Module 2
The Cambridge Delta is a modular diploma which can be taken in or out of sequence, at any time, at any place. Here are 5 lessons I’ve learned from Module 2.
Why is it that speaking remains as one of the most elusive skills to attain? Read on for a discussion on how to help learners improve speaking.
Giving [good] feedback
– not yet another formula – There is much discussion around how to deliver feedback. Some talk about the sandwich approach, others believe in going straight to the point, and a few dress cruelty up as honesty and have lots of fun making mean comments on other people’s work or performance. When somebody is receivingContinue reading “Giving [good] feedback”
My journey to distinction
The title might sound a bit conceited; however, I promise the content you are about to read is not. I have recently received my Delta Module One (M1) test results and thought the journey that led me to it might be worth sharing.
Teaching in Canada when English is your L2
Teaching ESL as a speaker of other languages may be a daunting but rewarding experience. Read on for a take on teaching in Canada.
Teaching in Canada: what to expect
There is constant demand for qualified teachers in countries such as Canada. Read on to find out what it is like to teach ESL in Canada.
Teaching Abroad: Requirements
If you’ve ever considered teaching ESL in Canada, you should read this. Here you’ll find what you need to have in order to land a teaching job there.
Ever thought of teaching abroad? Well, first of all, where exactly? Have you ever thought about it? Read on for some ideas.