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10 Real Reasons to do a TEFL Course in Spain

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Jul 2017

10 Real Reasons to do a TEFL Course in Spain

TEFL Course in Spain – The time is now! July and August are the best months to decide to make the step into sunshine by signing yourself up to a TEFL course in September here in Spain. It’s the perfect time to start something new. If you are a native English speaker or bilingual and you have an upbeat, positive attitude towards life then it’s time…

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Jul 2017

7 Tips on Giving Feedback to ESL Teachers

Giving feedback to ESL teachers can be tricky, particularly when you have something critical to say. But yet it is also important, as without it, how can people learn? Sure, they can rely on their own self-evaluation of how they are doing, but if you have ever watched any TV talent show, you will see that a lot of people just aren’t very good at assessing their own performance. The same applies to teaching - whether its giving feedback to ESL teachers…

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masterclass in esl

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May 2017

Masterclass in ESL at Oxbridge to share and learn about expertise areas

The Oxbridge English Teaching System (OETS) is made out of a wide and wide community of teachers from different countries and backgrounds. Offering a masterclass in ESL for different areas of expertise was necessary and easy at the same time, having in mind the richness of profiles of our community members. This is why we are currently devoting our Friday meetings to masterclasses presented by our teachers. Each teacher…

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Oxbridge teaching system

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May 2017

Move to Spain – Have my life! It´s easy

Move to Spain – Have my life! It´s easy! Last Sunday, this is how we spent our Sunday afternoon, chillin’ up the Mountain at Montserrat! Just another mountaintop Benedictine monastery you know! Hello, Hola! Buenos días! So, hello to you from us lot, just a few of the Oxinity team of English teachers here in Barcelona. We’re all lucky enough to live here and this…

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Apr 2017

Preparing for class, classroom experience!

Oxinity Friday Meeting – Barcelona Team game – Preparing for class, classroom experience.   Friday greetings Esl teachers! The objective of our Friday meeting this week was to bring some attention to the way we prepare for class and to share experiences that we have had in the classroom. The good, the bad and the ugly! We all have our own ideas and experiences so this is…

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Apr 2017

How to adapt articles – Oxbridge activites

      Oxinity Friday Meeting – Barcelona   How to adapt articles Today at our team meeting here in Barcelona we worked together to practice how best to adapt articles to match the different levels of our students when we are creating and teaching Oxbridge Topic Activities. We´re always looking to each other for tips and hints on how to create better, more relevant and…

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Personal branding of ESL teachers. What is your brand?

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Apr 2017

Personal branding of ESL teachers. What is your brand?

    Oxinity Friday Meeting – Barcelona Is personal branding important for an English teacher? Do we, teachers, take care of our personal branding and do we consider it part of our professional duties? Today at our Oxinity Friday meeting here in Barcelona our team activity was on PERSONAL BRANDING and here is what we spoke about… Try this yourself and start defining and creating your…

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Mar 2017

I stand corrected: Self-correction in fluency activities

Self-correction is key during any activity. In a previous post we looked at the different ways of developing self-correction in order to improve accuracy. Today, however, we will turn to promoting self-awareness during activities. The main difference between accuracy and fluency activities in terms of self-correction, is that with the latter, it is all about the flow of the discussion. For this reason it is best (in most…

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Jul 2016

Some tips for your English students during summer break

Have you already made plans for this summer? Going to the beach, the mountains or visiting family? What about your EFL or ESL students? Will they keep on studying English if they’re not going abroad? It might be a good idea to give them something to do, right? Therefore I’ve listed here some activities to keep them busy in a easy way without you having to check…

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