Ask Task: A Tefl Teacher-A2

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We asked Crissy about her job as a TEFL teacher. She gives her opinion about the importance of English. She talks about accents around the world  &  she explains Distance Learning.

Play the interview and try to listen for the following expressions:

  • a million dollar question : a pertinent question
  • lingua franca : language adopted by speakers who have different native languages
  • what’s your take on…? : what’s your opinion…?
  • up until : conjunction similar to until/pending
  • frowned upon : disapproved
  • very cool : good
  • one-to-one tuition : individual lesson
  • stuff like that : things of this kind
  • at a time : simultaneously, at once

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Listening Quiz:

1. Does she think English is the language for business alone?

2. Where was she born?

3. How many learners does she teach at a time?

View the transcript: The Tefl Teacher

Fluency Practice: summarize what you’ve heard to your teacher or classmates

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