Free online English teaching course developed by Cambridge Assessment English

We are all currently facing times of uncertainty. We all continue to look ahead with optimism, while knowing the need for flexibility if things should change. We also realize that the desire for many to keep improving, even during difficult periods, is a constant.

How about gaining new teaching skills or improving your existing online English teaching? READ MORE

Teacher training in London, Laura’s story

Laura Zanella from Trento, Italy, approached our language education group with a need to improve her English language teaching skills and to earn a teaching certification. Laura’s testimonial may be helpful if you are thinking of furthering your ESOL teaching career:

“I was born in Canada and am currently living in an Italian town called Trento, where I’m working as a teacher of English. I met representatives from the Verbalists Language Network at a business meeting this year, organised by the Maltese IELS School, and I must admit, they won me over straight away with their approach to language learning. Following their advice and recommendation, I enrolled in READ MORE

ELTA in Serbia, English language learning through social media and entertainment

English Language Teachers’ Association in Serbia features the network Verbalists in the IT for ET

In recent years social media has become a predominant factor in our daily communication, especially among young people, who ‘hang out’ on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter via their laptops or mobile devices almost around the clock. We update our status on (un)usual events in our lives, write on our friends’ walls or just tweet an interesting link from any imaginable sphere of life. Such is the power of social media that the rumor has it that if news/information is not on Tweeter, Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn, it literally did not happen.

So, why not use this trend of massification of online communication also as a means to attracting (young) people to learn languages in a funny, informal and laid-back way? READ MORE