Advice & General Information

Starting out in TEFL can be a daunting experience, but it doesn’t have to be! We’ve compiled a range of teaching tips and resources recommended by our TEFL Org tutors so you can be confident going into your next English language lesson.

TEFL for career changers

Have you ever interacted with a customer or sat at your desk and thought “What am I doing?”? It’s happened to all of us at some point. You’ve got the feeling that, perhaps, you’ve backed the wrong horse. You’ve stayed in a job too long, or you’ve picked a career path that, at one point, […]

Teaching English in the USA

A prevalent misconception within the TEFL world is that English-speaking countries and regions, like the United Kingdom, the USA and Australia, are out of bounds for TEFL teachers. The prevailing thought is that, well, these are English-speaking places – so why on earth would they need teachers who are skilled in giving English lessons? While […]

The 5 best music festivals abroad

Can you feel the mud under your wellies? The sounds of revelry and anticipation across fields of eager music fans, the smell of myriad food stands and beer (hopefully nothing else)… yes, it’s the summer, and that can only mean one thing: music festivals. Festivals are, after all, a great way of seeing the world. […]

TEFL in the Balkans

So often, we talk of “underrated” TEFL destinations. For one, Latin America still feels like it isn’t highly rated enough for new, inexperienced teachers who want to absorb different cultures. West Asia, particularly countries like Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, are massively under-tapped areas of potential for TEFL educators. The Caribbean, despite its many attractions, still […]