A Phd student at the University of Essex is currently collecting a corpus of Masters dissertations in any area of Linguistics/Applied Linguistics/TEFL from students who have English as their first language and have received all their education in English, as part of their research. If you are a student (or past student) who fits this … Continue reading Call for MA Dissertations
Angie has given us a sneak peek of her experience by video, available below. Enjoy! Don't forget that you can leave any questions for Angie below this post and she'll answer them!
"enjoy the facilities and opportunities that King’s provide...use the different resources online and at its fantastic libraries, absorb as much as you can from the extremely knowledgeable tutors of each modules, watch as many training videos as you can...and above all enjoy London!" This is Sahar Alshobaki, a former student at King’s College London. I … Continue reading Alumni Fest 2018: Meet Sahar!
"I like the idea of the procedural plan - you have an overall framework for what you want to get out of the course, orientated by your aspirations and goals but leaving lots of space for new ideas and directions." Hi all its Chris deputy director of MA Applied Ling and ELT here. As an … Continue reading Alumni Fest 2018: Meet Chris!
About me: A year after graduating, I was back at King’s to do a PhD. I took a year out in between to do some pre-sessional teaching while I applied for PhD funding - long enough to know I didn’t want to stay working in the UK ELT industry. I did a lot of part-time … Continue reading Alumni Fest 2018: Meet Fiona!
I’m teaching AS year English with a focus on TOEFL & IELTS preparation. I enjoy my current job very much because I have the freedom to design and use my own materials, students are cooperative and respectful, the management team and the whole working environment have been supportive and very professional. In fact, the principal … Continue reading Alumni Fest 2018: Meet Sophia!
I graduated from the MA Applied Linguistics & ELT programme at King's College London (2017-2018).Previous to studying at King's I had a few years of experience working as a language teacher and I found the course immensely helpful in my own self-development as a teacher. This is on the one hand due to the excellent … Continue reading Alumni Fest 2018: Meet Michael!
We know it can be difficult to find opportunities to get teaching experience in the UK, so we want to share a few places you can find support and opportunities for volunteer experience. These are mainly (but not only) positions in schools, where you would be supporting literacy development in children. I've pasted the links … Continue reading Opportunities for Classroom Experience
As academics, we put a lot of thought into how and what we teach and we like to encourage discussion among our students. Our students’ feedback always highlights that being part of a community and getting career support is important to them. With the demands of our programmes, there isn’t always time to do this … Continue reading Let’s Chat about ELT