An Englishman in Turkey

An Englishman in Turkey

What am I doing here? Surrounded by TV lights, an enthusiastic crowd of shoppers and TV cameras, I am face to face with a friendly African presenter who is introducing the next episode of ‘Yabanci Akşam’ (Foreigner’s evening). I am a newly qualified English teacher,...
From Korea to TEFL Barcelona

From Korea to TEFL Barcelona

From Korea to TEFL Barcelona  When I first enrolled at TEFL Barcelona, I’d already finished one year of teaching English in South Korea, in Suwon. I was twenty-three, and I really thought I knew a lot about teaching. My main reason for going was simply to see Spain....
Teaching in Hangzhou, China.

Teaching in Hangzhou, China.

I did my TEFL course here in Barcelona in 2015 but only started teaching English in China in 2017. I had previously worked in English summer schools and had given lots of private classes in Barcelona. I really wanted to move to China because I had already done an...