The TEFL Life: A TEFL blog

a story about bad grammar and non-existent punctuation and my TEFL adventures

Free resources

Yep, you heard right – free! resources. Free stuff always manages to brighten up my day so I thought I’d share the love. The British Council has just released a … Continue reading

November 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

New post on British Council Teaching English blog

As I’ve mentioned before (here and here), when I have a few spare moments – which, with a 3-month old, are few and far between right now – I blog … Continue reading

June 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Linguistlist review

Now, I’m not one to say no to a free book, so doing book reviews for Linguistlist is one of my guilty pleasures. My latest review is up now – … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writing for ELT magazines

Originally posted on ELT planning:
I’ve been published in a few industry magazines over the past year. Some of you might like to do the same. If so, here are…

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Professional development: It’s a love/hate thing

So, in my spare time (hahahahahah) I write blog posts for the British Council Teaching English website. Every two months we are given a set of topics and can basically … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

Motivating Myself

So a couple of months ago I became one of the bloggers for the British Council Teaching English website. Every month one or more topics are posted and bloggers are … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · 1 Comment


Fridays have never been good days for me to blog – too preoccupied with the weekend, I suppose. So today, as per my usual Fridayness, I’m taking it easy and … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

throwback thursday

It’s amazing what you can find out about yourself when you google yourself. Quite by accident I stumbled on this old article that was published in Voices magazine Issue 218: … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment