Welcome to the world of teaching English as a second language.
Teaching English is a unique skill. It is an opportunity that is growing and growing for native English speakers. In today's globalised world, English is in high demand.
If you have a passion for teaching, a good understanding of grammar, and a strong sense of adventure - teaching English can take you to places you never expected!
Find out more about unique ways you can teach English.
Teaching English Abroad
Perhaps you've read about these English teachers who travel the world. Perhaps you've seen some Instagram photos of friends who live in exotic places.
Perhaps you're wondering what the deal is with these people who travel with a computer and claim to teach English anywhere.
Well, it is time to explore a few of these wonderings.
How to Become an English Teacher
The world of teaching English is more accessible than many people realise. There are a few important elements that you'll need to become an English teacher.
Beyond your bubbly personality, outgoing character, and willingness to conquer the world, there are some more formal things to become an English teacher.
Here are some important details to keep in mind for teaching English:
You will most likely need a Bachelors degree (in any subject)
A TEFL or TESOL or CELTA certificate is very useful and often required
Depending on the country you want to work, you will need a visa
Make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months and has blank pages for visa stamps
You will probably need a police clearance check
Interested? Check out the links below to get your TEFL certificate today!
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Teaching English Online
Yes, you read that right! It isn't as crazy as it sounds!
Teaching English online is a real industry that is expanding. As the demand for learning English has grown around the world, so has the demand for convenience. And what is more convenient than online English lessons?!
Since August 2018, I've been part of the world of teaching English online - and LOVING it! I find it a fun, engaging, and unique way to teach.
Click each image below for some fun FAQs.
Other Fun Facts About ESL Teaching
Go into the world of teaching ESL prepared! Here are some other handy side notes to keep in mind.