TEFL Changed my life – Spencer Ross

Teaching English as a foreign language is a great way of exploring the world, meeting new people and improving your language skills. Read about how TEFL changed Spencer’s life! Name: Spencer Ross Nationality: American Studies: Marketing/Advertising Years in Madrid: 2 TtMadrid Course: August 2016 I worked in sales in the USA and, after having studied abroad a couple of […]

TEFL Changed my life – Nicky Vonk

Are you the adventurous type? Sitting on a desk for 8h every day is definitely not for everyone. Read about how the  TEFL course helped Nicky achieve the quality of life she always wanted! Name: Nicky Nationality: Dutch Studies: Degree in Hotel – and Event management Years in Madrid: 2 years TtMadrid Course: January 2016 […]

TEFL Changed my life- Dianne

The TEFL course is changing the lives of people from all around the globe! Now, we have Dianne who experienced a total life change after deciding to come over to Madrid to do  the TEFL. Name: Dianne Nationality: Connecticut, but grew up in Maryland, USA Studies: BA in English and a BS in Sociology/Criminal Justice, […]

TEFL Changed my life- Rory

Have you always dreamed of learning another language? Rory tells us how TEFL helped him fulfill his dreams of becoming fluent in another language. The TEFL course apart from qualifying you to teach it will help you fulfil all your dreams! Name: Rory Nationality: British Studies: Sociology and Psychology Years in Madrid: 4 TtMadrid Course: […]

TEFL Changed my life – Alinas Story

Name: Alina Nationality: Romanian Studies: Degree in Philology, English and Arabic and Master’s Degree in Intercultural Communication Years in Madrid: 3  TtMadrid Course: September 2015 I was already teaching back home in Romania and I really wanted to take things to the next level, travel and explore other cultures and languages. I knew some Spanish […]

What it’s like to learn a foreign language from scratch

It’s sometimes difficult to put ourselves in the place of our ESL students and understand what it’s like to learn a foreign language just using the L2. When teaching English in Spain, need you to be able to see it from the perspective of your student, which is no easy feat. Our trainer, Rory, looks […]

10 tips to survive your TEFL course

Signing up for a TEFL course can be a daunting decision which requires months of research and planning. Choosing which city to do it in, researching the course contents and finding out about employment options where you want to live are just some of the considerations that may come into play. For many, the thought […]

All You Need is… Organization

Let’s take a survey: Do you find yourself digging into your backpack and realizing that some parts of your class are missing? Are your papers so scrambled that giving them out would be an insult to your students? If you’ve answered ‘yes’ then this is the blog post for you. When I first started teaching, I […]

Teach English as a non-native speaker

If you’re a non-native speaker of English looking for a career change or would like to travel and work anywhere in the world, a TEFL Certificate could be the answer. With a rise in the learning of English as a foreign language, the number of non-natives becoming qualified in TEFL has also risen. TtMadrid has […]

A grad’s review

When you think about Spain, teaching English is definitely not the first thing that comes to mind. For me, these two things were always inseparable so naturally my path led me to Madrid a couple of months ago and now I’m a TtMadrid grad.  As a non-native speaker coming from a small country called Croatia, […]