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Episode 102: What's Wrong With the CELTA? With Shannon Felt of TEFL Horizons EVERYTHING EFL

Remember those intense, panic-filled, overwhelming days of your ESL teaching qualification? Those bloody assignments (I don't have time for this!), that nerve-wracking first teaching practice (I'm so nervous!) and spending 7 hours creating a one-hour lesson (where are my scissors?). In this meaty episode, I reminisce briefly about those days with Shannon Felt of TEFL Horizons. Then, we get to the good stuff: what should be included on the 21st Century CELTA course and maybe what needs to be chucked in the bin? Times change, people. So should the CELTA . Teaching has changed so much in the 20 years I've been doing it: the CELTA hasn't……much. Good or bad? You decide. Do me a solid and fill out my survey – it only takes 2 minutes, I promise!:  https://forms.gle/jVPAjcUsfZCT6SGY9 Like, share, DM me and follow me: http://www.instagram.com/everythingeflteacher Subscribe to Youtube @Everything EFL for teaching tip videos and full podcast episodes with Closed Captions. Email me at showandtelleverythingefl@gmail.com. Connect with me on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-o-byrne-90b58a55/ Subscribe to the podcast on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple…. and don’t forget to tell your colleagues.  Share the love. Theme music by @sean.cass (Instagram) — Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/everything-efl/message
  1. Episode 102: What's Wrong With the CELTA? With Shannon Felt of TEFL Horizons
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  5. Episode 98: Break the Burnout Cycle
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Hi, I’m Shane and I’m Erin. We are EVERYTHING EFL. We are two EFL teachers based in the beautiful city of Dublin, Ireland. We felt the need to expound our vast knowledge of this subject with you, the listener. We aim to cover such topics as: critical thinking, the corpus, the dreaded PARSNIP and more. With a few stories of our own, we also aim to entertain and have a laugh along the way.
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