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  • Do you dream of traveling the world and meeting new and interesting people? Are you exciting by the thought of exploring faraway destinations and fascinating cultures? Would you like to help children or adults achieve their own dreams while living and working abroad? If you have answered YES to the above questions, what are you waiting for? In reality, many people put off their dreams or dismiss them altogether due to a variety of understandable reasons. Luckily, most things that hold people back can be easily overcome. Here are some of the top reasons that hold potential teachers back and so...

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  • The following eight couples have traveled the world together and either started out as ESL teachers or supported their travels teaching English in different parts of the world. Some of them are still teaching, others have started their own businesses. Either way, these 8 traveling power couples are an absolute inspiration for ESL teachers and you should follow them right now! Listen to this blog post: Katie and Jake from Untold Wanderlust Katie and Jake are two budget world wanderers and ESL teachers. They both share a passion for exploring new and exciting destinations across the world. Fo...

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  • Teaching English abroad is one of the most interesting career paths one might take up. You get to move to a new country and even get paid for it! However, too many people are unsure whether teaching EFL is right for them. This article highlights 6 things you will miss out on if you don’t teach English abroad. Trying new things When routine becomes a ball and chain, you know it’s time for something new. Moving to a new country to teach English is the perfect opportunity to discover a whole new world. Whether it’s cherry blossom season in Japan, Chinese New Year festivities in Taiwan, Chris...

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  • Hi and welcome to another live session from ITTT. My name is Linda and I'm here today to talk about teaching English in South Korea. Let me just show you today's topic so that everybody who's joining knows what's happening today. Today we're talking about teaching English in South Korea and I'm so excited about this topic and it's actually been a super requested topic every time I do a live session. I've been living in Korea for almost six years and I have been teaching a few different classes. I have done summer camps and winter camps and teaching kids and teaching adults, teaching business ...

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  • TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF! What is your nationality? Hungarian What city and state are you from? Budapest, Hungary How old are you? 37 What is your education level and background? Bachelor’s Degree in International Communication with a Specialty in East-Asian International Management; Master’s Degree in Social Sciences with a Thesis on Human Values in Contemporary Education; Diploma in TESOL by ITTT. Have you traveled abroad in the past? If so, where have you been? I have been living in Japan for almost twelve years. Other than Japan, Korea, and the U.S. (Arizona), I have been mainly ...

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  • Between 2017 and 2018 after I had graduated with a bachelor’s degree in German and English, I moved to Vienna, Austria to become an English teaching assistant through the Fulbright group. I was placed at two schools in Lower Austria and taught around 14-15 classes each week for 50 minute periods. Going into the situation, I honestly felt underprepared and confused as to what I was supposed to teach and how. The program attempted to orientate the teaching assistants, but in reality, there was much I did not know. After completing my TEFL certification course, I can now see many techniques tha...

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  • Teaching English in 2021. A few people have told me about their teaching journey already, so keep letting me know what your plans are in terms of teaching English abroad or teaching English online. Somebody said they're interested in teaching online, so that's really cool. Someone new has just joined us from Laos, hi there. We have Margaret who is also teaching online, very cool. I’m going to talk a little bit about teaching English online in this presentation. Juliana says hi, I think you've watched before as I recognize your picture, thanks for tuning in again. It's really good to see new f...

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  • If you are considering teaching English abroad, you will no doubt be aware that there are many things to think about when planning your adventure. You might also be a little overwhelmed by the whole prospect of packing your life into a suitcase and heading off overseas. Whatever stage in the process you are at, do not panic as tens of thousands of people have been just where you are now and have gone on to have a successful and enjoyable time teaching English as a foreign language. The following top 6 tips should help you focus on the most important things to consider and set you on the road t...

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  • Known throughout the world for its literary giants, such as Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Chekhov, and its musical geniuses that include Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and Shostakovich, Russia’s unrivaled history of the arts is just one reason why it is increasingly popular with visitors from all over the globe. From the vast and rugged beauty of its eastern regions to the bustling cosmopolitan cities in the west, the Russian Federation offers a seemingly endless array of unique attractions to explore. Russia’s emergence as a major tourist destination is mirrored by its growing attraction among TEFL q...

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  • “What we can’t see can’t hurt us” - Really? Not many businesses will do well out of this current CoronaVirus / COVID-19 pandemic gripping the planet with fear at the moment, (unless we are toilet paper manufacturers) as we stand, waiting like a deer in the headlights for something we can’t see to hit us. I don’t know what COVID-19 means, however, I was looking for a positive way to think about it and I came up with: “Communication Of Virtual Instruction Design” For those unfamiliar with the terminology of “instruction design” it’s what we do as teachers. The technical terminology...

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  • As easy as ABC non-educators assume the job is, do not rule out the fact that pedagogy in its real sense is technical, scientific, and artistic. My fear as an assistant teacher has not left me in a jiffy. It was highly challenging having the pupils adhere to my instructions. I would take a deep breath before carrying out a simple task such as handling worksheets to the pupils, putting pupils in line for outdoor learning, and supporting low ability pupils. I would require the input of the class teacher to get the pupils to cooperate. In light of my experiences with disruptive pupils, I would sa...

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  • There are many reasons why some people decide to teach English abroad. Some want to explore a new culture or learn a new language. Others want to gain teaching experience or be able to save a lot of money to pay off student debt or simply make some money for the future. For a lot of people, it is exactly this financial aspect that leads them to live and work abroad as an English teacher. But do you know where you can earn the highest salaries when teaching English abroad? This article highlights the regions with the highest salaries on the EFL market. Teaching English in Asia Asia has long ...

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  • There are many benefits for teachers who choose to teach English online instead of in a traditional classroom setting. English is an international commodity, and there are a billion people right now who are learning English. By teaching English online, enables the teacher to make a real difference in student's lives, whether they are studying for a specific test to get into a U.S. university, need to interview school or a job, need to communicate with others within their company in English or even if their family is emigrating to an English-speaking country. This post was written by our TEFL ...

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  • If you have completed your TEFL certification course and are getting ready to head overseas to teach, you are certain to have plenty of things to organize. One area that often causes unnecessary stress is ensuring you have all the documents you will need to make the move. Luckily, this process is not as difficult as you might imagine. Although the exact requirements will vary from country to country and job to job, if you follow our straightforward breakdown you should find you have everything you need when you need it. The Essential Documents A Passport Valid for at Least Two Years It migh...

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  • A TEFL course generally provides a framework for teaching English as a foreign language. It provides core knowledge on the different teaching methodologies, techniques and tools required for teaching English. A TEFL course also acts as a pathway to teaching English and creates new opportunities for an individual to build a career in teaching. The course expands and exposes individuals to an advanced level of English language and also helps individuals to understand the qualities, criteria and traits needed to become a successful English teacher. This post was written by our TEFL certification...

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  • Personal qualities are one’s identity and the characteristic of an individual. They all define to you who you are and which kind of relationship you have. Therefore, personal abilities are one of the core parts of human life to have effective communication in both daily life and business life. The basic point is that there are a lot of personal attributes such as; patience, sincere, open-minded, reliable, kind, ethical, responsible, enthusiastic, and so forth. Examining the working circumstances and which is the more suitable for defining the workplace because every work has its conditions to...

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  • According to the website “Master in special education degree program guide,” the most common learning disorder is Dyslexia. The condition affects 10% of the global population, which translates to roughly 2 to 3 children in every class. Many types of dyslexia can interfere with different basic learning skills, such as reading, memorizing, learning a foreign language and some may also have trouble understanding jokes or expressions. Depending on the person, the impact on skills will be different. The psychological explanations for Dyslexia involve the cognitive understanding of short- and long...

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  • Teaching English abroad is a thrilling and self-fulfilling job, not to mention the benefits it has upon your students. However, leaving the comforts of your hometown can be quite a difficult thing to do but luckily teaching as a couple helps iron-out those small worries before leaving. Here I have put together an article of my experience of teaching abroad as part of a couple. Life Before Becoming a TEFL Teacher It was never my aspiration to become an ESL teacher. Back in England, I was well on my way to becoming a police officer. My better half, Katie, who has experience working with childr...

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  • Teaching English abroad is one of the most sought-after career paths for many people these days. Who wouldn’t love to travel and move to a new country, while making good money and changing the lives of countless people wanting to improve their English? There are many ways to make it abroad and start your dream job and one of them is by going through a teaching program. However, these programs often involve high fees in exchange for services that we believe can easily be done yourself! Here are 4 reasons why you don't need a program to teach English abroad. Huge Worldwide Demand for TEFL Cert...

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  • ESL is English which is usually taught to students in an English speaking country. EFL is English which is taught to students in a foreign, non-English speaking country. As it is true of many European countries, where is common to learn to speak more than one foreign language. For these reasons ESL is typically the term used in the United States, an English-speaking nation, whereas EFL is more often the term of choice in countries where English is not the native language. This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Sumeyra Y. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily ...

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