In this post we look at the top 5 benefits to moving overseas and teaching English. Let’s jump straight in! Travel Opportunities TEFL is an excellent way to travel the world and explore different parts of the globe. You’ll get to learn about different cultures, meet new people from all walks of life, and see … Continue reading Why Teach English Abroad?
TEFL Certificates: Where to Begin?
Although not always required, obtaining some type of teaching English as a foreign language certificate, be it through an online course or attending a series of in-person classes is the first step you can take to kickstart your career teaching English overseas. In addition to increasing your chances of securing a job, completing a TEFL … Continue reading TEFL Certificates: Where to Begin?
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?
TEFL Visa Guide: South Korea (Updated 2023)
If you’re looking to teach English in South Korea, you’ll need to obtain an E2 visa
10 Ways to Get Around Bangkok
Getting around Bangkok can sometimes be extremely frustrating, as you can often find yourself slowly inching forward in what seems like a never ending traffic jam. However, there are several ways you can travel around the wonderful city, sometimes without having to see a single car. Getting around Bangkok can sometimes be extremely frustrating, as … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Around Bangkok
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
#TRAVEL – Taiwan: Taipei 101
If you're thinking of visiting Taipei 101, Taiwan, check this out!
TEFL TIPS #7 – Sticker Charts
Stickers charts can be a useful and effective tool when teaching ESL. Find out why! #TEFL
#TRAVEL – Cambodia: Angkor What?
The majority of people who travel to Cambodia take the time to visit the worlds largest religious monument: Angkor Wat.