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If you’re thinking about getting TEFL certified, there are a bewildering number of TEFL course providers out there, all trying to get their hands on your hard-earned cash. To help you make sure your TEFL certificate is worth the paper it’s printed on, here’s what your course provider should be:
Teaching English as a Foreign Language after graduation can improve your job prospects and give you loads of transferable skills that are in demand in the domestic jobs market. So, even if you’re not thinking of teaching as a long-term career, spending time teaching abroad can be really beneficial to your future career.
It happens to the best of us, the dreaded ‘getting-stuck-in-a-rut-itis’. Symptoms: being trapped in a job you don’t like; longing for something more interesting; imagining the day you can hand in your notice; and most importantly – being powerless to do anything about it! Often, when you’re stuck in a rut, you just need a little nudge in the right direction. So, here’s why you should jack it all in and jet off on a TEFL adventure
Whether you require inspiration, lesson plans, resources, pictures or advice on how to teach a grammar point - have no fear…there are plenty of resources available for free on the internet!! It’s important to remember to adapt the things you get from the net to suit your classes needs – remember no two classes are the same! Here are my top 5 websites that I have found useful:
You may have heard a little rumour that, as a fluent English speaker, you can magically get paid to teach English in amazing places all over the world. It sounds a bit too good to be true, but in fact, it’s not! Teaching English abroad is as simple as 1, 2, 3…
Stray onto any travel-related forum online and you’ll find all kinds of crazy opinions about teaching abroad – which course to do, how to find work, how to teach your students… even how to tie your shoelaces while in xxxx! So, let’s clear up a little bit of confusion:
A country that sure knows how to party, Brazil is a heady mix of energetic cities, lush jungles and stunning beaches. Little wonder that so many TEFL teachers want to head there!
Are you teaching English in Brazil – or maybe you’re thinking of heading out there? Tell us all about it here!
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“Brazil” was created by i-to-i on November 26, 2009