28 August 2014 This video by Colin, is a 28-minute long journey through some aspects of college life for many Chinese students ….. Colin and the students were tasked with putting a video together, and armed with various mobile phones they put a few little stories into the video. Please excuse the sound quality in […]
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- In The TEFL Org Guide to the World you'll learn about more than 70 of the top TEFL destinations worldwide. This guide is packed full of information about teaching in countries across Asia, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and more. Discover how much you could earn in each country, where to find jobs, what to expect from life as a TEFL teacher, as well as lots of helpful tips and insights. Download it now for FREE!
- There are a lot of different TEFL courses and providers out there and it can all quickly get a bit confusing. What do the different hours mean? Are there levels of TEFL qualifications? Will some courses increase your earning potential? The most important thing to research when choosing a TEFL course is accreditation, which we’ve covered in a previous blog post. Once you’ve decided on the provider to study with you need to choose the course that’s right for you and in this article we’re going to break down the facts and help you do just that! TEFL levels explained…
- Can non-native English speakers TEFL? Does English have to be your first language in order to teach it? The answer is simple: if you’re fluent in English then you have the potential to teach it! Many non-native English speakers have trained with us and have gone on to find work teaching English all over the world and online. That’s not to say there aren’t some challenges, unfortunately. While more and more is being done to combat native-speaker bias in the TEFL market, discrimination and barriers do exist. Preparing our students for the world of TEFL is important to us; we…
- If you don’t have a degree don’t let that stop you from teaching English abroad! While many countries do require teachers to have a degree there’s no need to despair if you don’t have one - there are still plenty of countries where you can find work. We’re not going to lie to you: not having a degree does put you at a disadvantage. Many of the most popular destinations for teaching English abroad require teachers to have a degree due to visa requirements. But don’t let that discourage you because there are still options out there - you just…
I completed my TEFL course at the beginning of February this year, 2014. To begin with it took me a very long time to not only get motivated but also to understand what the course required. I found it very difficult, as I had only got CSE English when I left school in 1987. The […]
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 […]
3 July 2014 Making the decision to pack your bags and jet off on a new adventure is never going to be easy. Everyone goes through the same worries in their mind; will I be able to afford it? Will I make any friends? Where will I live? Will I get by not knowing any […]
“Do I have what it takes to become a TEFL teacher?” – a common question we hear from prospective TEFL Org students. There are many different traits among TEFL teachers but you will keep seeing these ten crop up again and again.
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 […]
25 February 2014 So 2014 is upon us already and so I thought it a good time to update anyone who is following my story. It was only this time last year that I had just about finished my 120 hour TEFL, my flights hadn’t even been booked. It seems like only yesterday let me […]
11 February 2014 This lesser-known Southeast Asian country has more to offer than meets the eye; for those looking for a blend of history, culture and adventure and plenty of “chill” vibes this is the place to come! Laos is one of the most laid-back places to teach English abroad and is a great destination […]
7 February 2014 Peru has many cultural and natural treasures that have fascinated people for years and continue to do so today. There are thousands of reasons to visit and TEFL in this fantastic destination, but here are our top five: 1. Experience ancient ruins and culture When you visit Peru the strong sense of […]
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, […]