If you are interested in the opportunity to teach English abroad but do not have experience teaching EFL (English as a Foreign Language), you will need to get a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages) or TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification to make yourself marketable. There are two basic options:
Wouldn't it seem like a dream come true to be paid to teach English while living in an exotic culture half way around the globe? You've probably heard that this is a great way to see the world using a skill you already possess, speaking the English language. But is it that simple or do you need to get a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate?
If you've ever considered moving to another country, a popular choice to make money while your there is to become an English teacher. I've been teaching English in China for around 6 months now, and I can tell you there are definitely a lot of good things about living and working in China and also a lot of bad.
Getting your TEFL certificate opens a huge pool of opportunities in terms of TEFL destinations around the globe. Becoming a TEFL teacher is very fascinating, but you may find things a bit tricky when selecting the destination where you'd like to teach English overseas. To help you make the right decision, we've pulled together a few questions that will help you give you perspective on your options.
eaching these days is becoming a very lucrative job. Especially if it's a teaching job abroad, it will be a great opportunity for you to discover a lot of new things and to earn more money than when you teach locally. For one thing, you could get to explore a different country. Second of all, ...
Playwright William Shakespeare conquered the English language in every way - except his own name. In fact, he spelled his name in nearly every conceivable way, using nearly many combinations of word patters. "Shaykespere," "Skspre," and Sheykspere are only a few examples. Imagine the possibilities of all the word patterns we use every day, which vary so widely from the word to meaning.
When teaching TEFL it is always beneficial to have some ESL games handy to reward the students when they behave well and work hard. In this article I will describe my three favourite ESL games.
Did you know that your ability to speak English could enable you to live abroad making money teaching English? A simple TEFL/TESOL course could be all you need to access a new life living and earning overseas. So whether you dream of waking up in sunny Spain or tantalizing Thailand, TEFL training could turn your dream into a reality. But before you embark on your new adventure, I'll help to answer the top 4 questions you're likely to have if you're tempted by TEFL and a move overseas.
For fresh TEFL teachers keeping discipline in a classroom full of teenagers can be daunting. With these simple rules and tips you will find controlling your groups so much easier.
So, you’ve found your ideal international teaching job and you are ready to make the leap...good for you! Now it’s time to get everything in order and properly prepared for your big move. Here are five important documents that you will need to obtain before you leave.