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The TEFL Org blog is updated weekly to bring you helpful tips and information about finding work abroad, stories from course graduates, and so much more.

What is TEFL: FAQs

Are you new to TEFL and wondering what it’s all about? Perhaps you’re not sure if it’s right for you or what path it could take you on? We’ve put together some of the most commonly asked questions about TEFL to help you get to grips with the basics! Do you have any more questions? […]

5 tips for improving English grammar

Can you confidently explain infinitives? Do you know what passive voice is? And do you know your present perfect continuous from present perfect simple? English grammar can be intimidating for native and non-native English speakers alike. Whether you’re learning English or aiming to teach it as a foreign language, getting to grips with grammar is […]

TEFL and Volunteering

Volunteering is just one of the many options open to you after gaining your TEFL qualification. Once TEFL certified you can pursue work teaching English online or abroad, working with a wide range of learners, but there are lots of reasons why volunteering is worth considering. If you’ve just gained your TEFL qualification you might […]

Our Guide to Teaching English Online

You can now download our FREE Guide to Teaching English Online! In this guide you’ll find everything you need to know to help you get started as an online teacher in 2021, as well as our top tips for success. Learn about how to get qualified to teach English online, where to find jobs, and how to […]

Teaching English in Spain: Ed’s Story

In early 2020, 45-year-old Ed decided it was time for a change. At the start of the year he was stressed out working for a large multi-national corporate organisation, but by the end of it he was in sunny Spain teaching English at a language academy in Granada! The coronavirus pandemic has been very disruptive […]

What types of English teaching jobs are there?

If you don’t know a lot about the TEFL industry you could be forgiven for having quite a narrow idea of the opportunities available to EFL teachers. Maybe you think that most people who TEFL are young university graduates who go abroad to teach children in schools, but this is far from the whole picture! […]