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?
The Best Websites to Land Your First TEFL Job
Landing a TEFL job, whether It’s abroad or online can be a stressful experience. To help you navigate through the TEFL employment minefield, I’ve put together a list of the best job sites to help you filter out the nonsense and find the best position for you
TEFL Visa Guide: China (Updated 2023)
The most important document you need to teach English in China legally is a valid Z Visa. To get this visa you must be a native English speaker from the USA, UK, Australia, South Africa, Canada, Ireland or New Zealand. You must also be aged between 18 - 60 years old, have no criminal record, … Continue reading TEFL Visa Guide: China (Updated 2023)
Teach English in Asia 2022!
A year ago I wrote a post about teaching English after the pandemic. Little did I know that 'after the pandemic' was a lot further into the future than I had initially imagined. Alas! Slowly but surely & with many thanks to the amazing vaccines, that time is getting closer and closer (sort of). The … Continue reading Teach English in Asia 2022!
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 #7 – Sticker Charts
Stickers charts can be a useful and effective tool when teaching ESL. Find out why! #TEFL
TEFL TIP – 5 Ways to Increase Bookings (Online ESL)
5 Ways to increase bookings in the world of online ESL.
Teaching on the Road
It's been several years since I made the transition from teaching English in classrooms around the world to teaching English online from Airbnb's around the world
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