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B1 English News

Learn English through the news! In this continually updating series of classes, you can support students developing their reading and discussion skill while learning about the latest news topics. Each lesson is designed for a 30 minute one-on-one or 45 minute group class. Lessons typically start with a short vocabulary section (around 3-5 new words), …

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B2 Science Boost

This series of classes, aimed at B2 language learners or native speakers, focuses on core topics from the middle school science curriculum. Note that it is designed to complement formal English classes, and does not contain specific language instruction – instead, learners can develop their English skills through practicing in a subject-specific context. Each class …

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Reaching the Chinese ESL market

Are you an independent online tutor looking to teach Chinese students? This online course will teach you: How to understand the Chinese market and parents’ expectations How to promote yourself within China using tools such as WeChat and Douyin How to use online teaching platforms such as ClassIn, as well as free Zoom alternatives accessible …

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A1 Phonics 1: Alphabet

This 16-lesson course, aimed at complete beginners, teaches: The letters of the alphabet and their core sounds Two core words and three bonus words per letter Writing uppercase and lowercase letters Blending CVC words (e.g. c – a – t = cat) Each lesson uses an interactive slide format incorporating fun activities and games – …

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B2 Non-fiction writing

This series of seven lessons guides more advanced English language learners through the basics of non-fiction texts. Each lesson should take around 45 minutes (one-on-one) to an hour (group), depending on the level of your students. Students will learn key features of non-fiction text, useful grammar/ writing skills, and how to structure / present different …

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Get Hired: PalFish

This “get hired” guide, part of our Online Tutoring Bootcamp series, guides you through the whole PalFish application process – from creating your profile through to passing your demo class and attracting long term students on the platform! Why work for PalFish? Are you looking for a flexible, fun and no-prep online English tutoring opportunity …

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Assessment and feedback

This short course covers assessment for learning (formative assessment) and assessment of learning (summative assessment). Taken from our internationally accredited 120 hour TEFL course, this mini module provides you with an insight into the course as well as directly applicable techniques you can use in your own teaching – whether that is online or in-person.

Teaching on Zoom

In this mini course, you will learn the basics of teaching online with Zoom – as well as more advanced Zoom tools and tips to take your online teaching to the next level! We will cover: Scheduling classes on Zoom and inviting students Screen sharing techniques and annotation tools Popular activities and games for online …

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120 Hour TEFL Course

Teach English and travel the world with this internationally recognised and accredited teaching qualification! This 120 hour course opens up job opportunities in international schools, private education centres, online tutoring companies and more. Considered the benchmark for international English teachers, this is the perfect course for new TEFL teachers to launch your international teaching career. …

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Active Learning

Active learning is more student-led and engaging than traditional teaching methodologies, and involves students being actively involved in the learning process. This approach has been proven to improve student motivation and learning outcomes, as well as develop broader skills such as metacognition. This course will focus on the topic of active learning, including useful advice …

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150 Hour TEFL Course with Teaching Practicum

Note for current learners: we are in the process of making some changes to the structure of this course, which should introduce a more logical order and provide additional learning material. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.