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25th April 2016

About Athena Teacher Training

At Athena Teacher Training we provide the Trinity CertTESOL course, which will qualify you to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL). The Trinity CertTEOSL is a leading industry qualification, which you can use to teach in British Council accredited schools around the world.

Living in Brazil

Everton is a teacher at ETC International College. He took the CertTESOL at Athena Teacher Training in November 2014. This year he has joined the Athena Teacher Training team, as the Unknown Foreign Language teacher, teaching firstly his native Brazilian Portuguese, and more recently Swahili

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Teaching in Naples

Jon Wilton took his CertTESOL course in May 2013.  He worked at ETC International College for a few years, before heading off to Italy.
He tells us of his experiences here:

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What is the Phonemic Chart?

When you’ve checked something on Wikipedia, you’ve probably noticed those strange symbols after an entry, and perhaps you’ve wondered what on earth they are. Or you may have been in an EFL classroom, and noticed a chart like this hanging on the wall. Why, you may ask yourself, are teachers wasting time on these hieroglyphics?

In […]

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What is CPD?

There is much talk in the TEFL world of CPD. At any job interview, this may well be a topic that comes up: either because the interviewer will ask you about your experience of it, or you may want to ask your prospective employers what they offer. But what does CPD mean?

CPD stands for Continuing […]

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Interview with Mariam

This week we’ve got a Blog from Mariam, who worked as a trainer with us in 2016, but had also been a teacher at ETC before that. She then went off to Nepal with her husband, to start a new adventure.

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What are the advantages of an on-site course rather than taking it online?

If you have tried to find out more about TEFL certification, you must have come across two types of courses that are offered. It’s possible to get qualified by taking an online course as well as by attending a course in a classroom.

Undoubtedly the price and flexibility of an online course is much more appealing […]

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Benefits of teaching English abroad

If you are considering a career as an English teacher and are wondering how beneficial it could be for you, here are some tips and ideas that you may find helpful.The TEFL qualification enables you to travel and teach in any country. You can teach in as many countries as you wish. In your free […]

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Biggest fears of English teachers and how to overcome them

There are many things that come to your mind when it comes to teaching English abroad or in your country. One of them is the fear and self-doubt that you may not be a good teacher. Although nothing can change your personality and make you a good teacher, here are the most frequent fears that […]

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