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10 Language Learning Tips for Students and Teachers

Posted 09/11/2020
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Learning a new language is one of the most rewarding things you can do. However, it’s also a big challenge. The role of a language teacher is to help their students along their journey. To help, we’ve compiled a list of language learning tips for students and teachers alike. When learning any new skill, one

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Why Northern Ireland is the Perfect Place to Improve your English Communication Skills

Posted 02/11/2020
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If you want to find new opportunities for yourself, one of the best things you can do is improve your English. The best way to do this is to immerse yourself in an English-speaking country. But where should you do this? Of course, there are major cities like London or New York. These are glamorous

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Is it Better to Study TEFL Online or In-Person?

Posted 26/10/2020
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In 2020, a lot has changed in the way we think about learning new skills. Studying TEFL online has been possible for a long time, but COVID has changed the way many people think about it. For years, many people have been suspicious of online teaching qualifications. These days, online teaching is basically a necessity.

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Life in Belfast as an International Student: Tips for Settling in

Posted 19/10/2020
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Moving to a new city is always exciting, but it brings many challenges. This is especially true when you move to a new city to study. No matter your age or background, life in Belfast has something for everyone. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of top tips for new international students to

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Getting a TEFL Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Posted 12/10/2020
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Teaching English abroad is more popular than ever. Demand for teachers abroad is rising too. Whether it’s to earn money while travelling, or to start a whole new life in a different country, there’s never been a better time to become an English teacher. If you’re considering teaching English, you’ll inevitably encounter a simple question.

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COVID-19

Posted 09/03/2020
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In light of the ongoing situation regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we have written the following statement.  This is an evolving situation and we will adapt our procedures as the needs arise: International House Belfast is following advice from the World Health Organization (WHO), The UK Ministry of Health (MOH), the National Health Service (NHS) and the Northern

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Useful expressions – I beg to differ

Posted 05/03/2020
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Useful Expressions – Cat Got Your Tongue?

Posted 21/02/2020
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Student reviews

Posted 24/05/2019
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Our B2 class recently worked on some reviews of their favourite places around Northern Ireland!  Here are their top tips…   CATHEDRAL QUARTER: THE HEART OF BELFAST by Marta G. Never before have you seen such an amazing part of a city as you will see in the Cathedral Quarter in Belfast. It’s not only

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International House Belfast First International Teachers’ Conference

Posted 03/04/2019
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On Saturday 30 March we hosted our first Teachers’ Conference. Our guest speakers Roger Hunt, Luke Meddings, Jonathan Dykes, Mary Grennan and our very own Sophie Cocault produced a series of motivating and inspiring talks on the theme of “Experiencing Learning” – how do we get people to realise just how much they’re learning in

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