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.

Living in a Host Home

4 November 2014 With some teaching jobs, particularly voluntary positions, you will have the opportunity to live with a host family. This isn’t for everyone, but it can provide you with a unique way of really getting to know the culture and also enhance your language skills. Learn more about the culture One of the…

LGBT TEFL

Top 5 LGBT-Friendly Cities for TEFL

31 October 2014 As a member of the LGBT community, it can sometimes be difficult to navigate the different cultures of other countries. We, just like everyone else, want to be able to see the sights, experience the culture and immerse ourselves fully in the day-to-day life of a different country with as little hassle…

Learn a Language While You TEFL

Updated 24/09/2018 While speaking the language of your destination is not a requirement for teaching English (in fact we recommend sticking to English in the classroom), living and working abroad presents you with a great opportunity to learn a new language, and will really enhance your time away. Here are some tips for doing so.…

Adjusting to life teaching English abroad

If you decide that the idea of teaching English and living abroad appeals to you then you’ve obviously made a decision that you want to leave your old routine behind.  When you first land in your new destination, however, everything will probably seem a little strange and unusual and even for an experienced traveller there…

Teaching English in Bosnia

Teach English in Bosnia for a unique European experience. This south-eastern European country offers an exciting new market for English teachers. Lonely Planet describes it as a “beat-up country in the process of healing”, and it’s true to say that this war-torn country is now picking up the pieces and moving forward to display itself…