Travel Advice

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.

6 Books for TEFL teachers this summer

Passport? Check. Wallet? Check. An engaging, wonderfully written, piece of prose that will transport me to another world, that will take me on a journey of emotions and ideas and, ultimately, leave me feeling both satisfied and exhilarated? Umm… Oh dear… It’s a good job we’re here to help you pack one of the essentials […]

Travel apps for TEFL teachers

Useful travel apps for TEFL teachers

A great app is able to solve a problem or make your life easier. Useful travel apps can make your life teaching English abroad an absolute breeze; you’ll wonder how people ever survived before the Smartphone! Here are our favourites: DuoLingo  Problem: You can’t speak a foreign language. Solution: Designed like a game, this app […]


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. […]

Finding a Place to Live Abroad

3 February 2014 This is a major concern for many TEFL teachers setting of on their journey to teach English abroad. With more than 250,000 TEFL teachers living and working abroad every year, it really is a revolving door of TEFL teachers that are coming and going, and all of them find places to live, […]