Every year more than 1.5 billion students take some sort of English class. Most of you will find that unsurprising given the abundance of traditional ESL jobs, but what you might not know is that the ability to work from home, or telecommute, has risen nearly 80% since 2005. Where these two figures meet has created a new and fast-growing industry — teaching English online. Continue reading
When it comes to any job, we all know it pays to be properly trained. That’s why those who want to teach English abroad — whether they want to do it simply to support their travels or for a career change — like to take a TEFL certification course where they’ll learn how to teach English as a foreign language by discussing grammar points, lesson planning, how to deal with cultural sensitivities and more, as well as gain hands on teaching practice before they ever step foot in the foreign classroom. If you read our “Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best TEFL Course for you” and decided on the Online TEFL course option, here are seven ways to get the most out of it. Continue reading
We know choosing the best TEFL certification course for you can be almost as overwhelming (or more!) as choosing a country where you want to teach English abroad. While the onsite courses certainly have their appeal, we think the Online TEFL course advantages might be what you’re looking for if you haven’t yet decided on that country, you’re still working or in school, or you simply want a high quality course with maximum flexibility. Continue reading
One of the most important questions you will ask yourself when deciding to teach English abroad is WHERE you actually want to teach.
Are you interested in a TEFL job in the Middle East? Or maybe you want to learn Spanish in South America? Or maybe you finally want to move to Europe? Or perhaps you want to live on a beach in Thailand. (And teach too!) Continue reading
For the last few years teaching English abroad has become a popular option for recent college graduates. Seemingly, you can get the best of both worlds: you get to travel and you get paid.
But what if you could teach “abroad” all from the comfort of your computer? This way you can still teach and earn an income while living in your home country, or better yet, while you are traveling. Continue reading