What is TEFL?

TEFL or Teaching English as a Foreign Language is one of the fastest growing education sectors in the world. TEFL, also known as TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), ESL (English as a Second Language) and ELT (English Language Teaching) began in the latter half of the 19th century by the Qing … Continue reading What is TEFL?


Teaching in Japan: Part 1

My first week in Japanby Rachael Hornsby After months of saving for flights, researching jobs, and attempting pretty unsuccessfully to learn some basic greetings in Japanese, I was eager to get over to Japan and find out for myself what it was like. I packed up all 25kg of my life in my snazzy new … Continue reading Teaching in Japan: Part 1

The Korean Hogwan

Before embarking on a career as an ESL teacher in South Korea, you will have to make one decision: EPIK or Hogwan? A Hogwan is the name of a private academy in South Korea. Thousands of Hogwans are located throughout the country and offer all types of learning! From piano lessons to English conversation classes, … Continue reading The Korean Hogwan

TEFL TIPS #4 – Verb of the Day

Verbs are the skeleton of any language. Most ESL learners know the basics:. 'eat,' 'go', 'play' etc., but expanding this list is vital to those working towards achieving a higher level of both spoken and written English. In my classroom, I introduced a method I call 'verb of the day'. It's pretty simple but effective. … Continue reading TEFL TIPS #4 – Verb of the Day

26 Reasons to Teach English in South Korea

Teaching English in South Korea can be one of the best decisions you'll ever make! Here are 26 reasons why - 1 - Experience Living Abroad Living abroad has limitless benefits on both your personal life and your CV. 2 - Teaching Experience Whether you want to become a teacher in the future, or whether … Continue reading 26 Reasons to Teach English in South Korea

Online Teaching Headsets

A headset is to an online teachers greatest asset. A good headset is vital to ensuring high quality lessons. Here are some of the top headsets for online ESL on Amazon. Simply click on the picture and it will direct you to the right place & price! All of the following headsets are more than … Continue reading Online Teaching Headsets

Covid-19 & Teaching English Abroad

The coronavirus is crippling industries around the world.  One may argue that no other industry has been hit harder than the travel industry.  Numerous countries have closed their borders and many flight paths have been cancelled globally. As this is a teaching and travelling website, Iโ€™m going to quickly address how this modern day nightmare is … Continue reading Covid-19 & Teaching English Abroad