Teacher Feature #5

Teacher in Progress

Name: Emilie-May Hubbard Nationality: British and French  How long have you been teaching?  I’ve been transmitting the love I have for English language and British culture for 19 years now. I started teaching children when I was a young student. Our sessions were mainly based on having fun, discovering genuinely English traditions and cultural features. I […]

May 17, 2013

Teacher Feature #2

Teacher in Progress

Name: Stephanie Thomas Nationality: French-American How long have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching in France since 1996, though not always to the same public. What are you teaching? EFL/ESL I’m teaching EFL to middle school students. Having done both, I have to say I’ve always been a bit dubious about the EFL/ESL distinction.  English […]

February 21, 2013

Get Qualified for TEFL!

Teacher in Progress

Languages & Lifelong Learning Learning is Life Life is Learning Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate Program in conjunction with Graduate School-Newark, Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey  USA Tuesdays, January 8 – June 4, 2013 The TEFL Certificate is a course for those of you looking into a portable career worldwide as a […]

September 13, 2012

Red Tape part 2

Teacher in Business

Well 9 days, 5 hours combing the internet, and 10 phone calls later I’ve come to the conclusion that there is very little incentive in France to get out there and create your own business.  My goodness you have to be a lot more than Superwoman or Einstein. I imagine you have to be that […]

March 9, 2012

Red Tape

Teacher in Business

Starting a small business in France is no simple task.  I’ve taught these past few years with a statute called “auto-entrepreneur”.  This means that I can work as a self-employed teacher.  I’m expected to bill my clients with no VAT and declare my total earnings every three months, whether I earn something or not.  After […]

February 27, 2012