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How to become an English Language Teacher UK

How To Become An English Language Teacher (UK)

Posted 02/07/2018
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Becoming an English Language Teacher is one of the most rewarding things you can do. But it’s also quite challenging. There’s a lot of misinformation and confusion about the best jobs and qualifications to pursue. We’ve created this short guide to go over the 3 most common routes to an exciting career that can take

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why you should never do a weekend TEFL course

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Do A Weekend TEFL Course

Posted 18/05/2018
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If you’re thinking about doing a weekend TEFL course, you may want to reconsider.  There are countless numbers of ‘TEFL-certified language teachers’ unable to get employment because their ‘qualifcation’ isn’t enough.  Or in some cases, it’s not even real at all. Here’s the thing, we will be very upfront with you. We are one of

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Is a CELTA course worth it?

Posted 23/04/2018
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Ok, so maybe you’ve decided you want to travel the world as an English Language Teacher, checked out all the courses and are left with one question: is a CELTA course worth it? You see the CELTA course is the ultimate TEFL qualification. (See another post: CELTA vs TEFL.) It’s the most globally recognised qualification, it’s

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10 reasons why Belfast is the best place to study English

10 Reasons Why Belfast Is The Best Place To Study English

Posted 05/04/2018
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Studying languages is one of the most exciting and worthwhile ways to travel the world, but have you ever thought of why Belfast is the best place to study English? When thinking of studying abroad, many people automatically think of clique destinations like Barcelona or New York… but if you’re curious about exploring somewhere unique while

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CELTA VS TEFL: Which Is Better + What’s The Difference?

Posted 15/03/2018
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If you’ve done any research into becoming an English language teacher and travelling the world it’s likely you have come across the CELTA vs TEFL debate. With so many different courses out there and so many options to choose from it can be hard to figure out what is right for you. That’s why we’ve

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Introducing The Paperless CELTA

Posted 20/12/2017
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Every academic course usually takes up a large amount of paper… especially when you add it all up! That’s why we’ve introduced our paperless CELTA: to look after the environment while training up ESL teachers. At International House Belfast we are aware of the importance of being sustainable. With this in mind we’re always implementing

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The Gallery of Sustainable Attitudes, inexhaustible resources for the Responsible Entrepreneur

Posted 15/12/2017
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This article is not an advertorial. It is not made to achieve any commercial objective. It is, above all, a message for young people who undertake and think about doing things differently, seeking that the realization of their dreams and ideas are sustainable, that these dreams are connecting with the environment and embedded in fair

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IH Belfast – Winners at the 2017 ESL Travel Awards

Posted 11/12/2017
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Beautiful Barcelona was the setting for the exciting 2017 edition of the ESL Language Travel Awards! The glamorous gala night took place on November 30th with all of the most important players in the language travel industry in attendance. The awards are given based on a ranking of scores which combines feedback from ESL students

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An International Education Adventure

Posted 24/10/2017
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CSR at ESL Education, An International Education Adventure International Education is about bringing people together across borders to share knowledge and valuable life experiences. But what’s more valuable than making a connection in a respectful and understanding setting? How do we create an environment where we care for each other, our communities and our environment?

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A catch up with Eco app developer Martha.

Posted 18/10/2017
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IH Belfast & ESL app creator Martha discusses her stay in Belfast, her progress so far and her vision for Eco App. Martha also reveals that we can expect the app soon and that she has found examples of sustainable development across Northern Ireland. What were your first impressions of Belfast? When I arrived in Belfast, I felt

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