Should I find a job before going abroad? If you are adventurous and have a good TEFL certificate, you can jet off hoping that you would be able to find a job when you land. If you don’t like taking risks, you should find a job before you leave. Generally speaking, arranging a job before […]
A large number of abbreviations and acronyms are used to describe English language teaching. This can confuse students as well as aspiring teachers. Note that many of these terms mean nearly the same thing. In this article you can find a brief explanation of popular ESL/TESL terminology. ESL ESL stands for English as a Second […]
Have you got the right skills and traits to be an ESL teacher?
Do you know enough grammar? If you are a native English speaker, you will have no difficulty speaking English fluently. You should also be able to write reasonably well. But it is still possible that you don’t know anything about English grammar. Speaking English is one thing. Teaching it is an altogether different thing. If […]
Things to consider before becoming an ESL/EFL teacher
Teaching English to non-native speakers of the language can be both fun and challenging. But before you decide to become an EFL teacher, here are a few questions you need to ask. Do you like people? If you don’t like interacting with people or aren’t patient enough to answer their questions, you can’t be a […]