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TEFL China - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Esl Teachers Needed In China August Start ann. 2


ESL Teachers Needed in China - August Start Date posted:2022-06-18 | Writer: MDL English | Email: [email protected] We seek educators who are passionate about working with children, highly collaborative, are solution-oriented team players, and want to learn and grow with us!Salary and benefitsOverview of package benefits: *competitive salary based on experience, education and qualifications. *one academic year contract (renewable)* medical insurance* on-campus, private furnished housing* reimbursed annual flights home* contract completion and renewal bonuses* meal plan* assistance with work visas and residence permits* comprehensive* professional development* program for all teaching staffRequirementsEssential requirements:* Degree/Qualifications: Minimum BA/BS* English as...  [Read more]

What is the difference between TEFL, TESOL and CELTA? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is the difference between TEFL, TESOL and CELTA? In the field of English language teaching, acronyms like TEFL, TESOL, and CELTA frequently surface, often leading to confusion for both newcomers and seasoned educators. While course providers, job boards, and teaching resources brim with these acronyms, understanding their distinctions is crucial. So, what sets TEFL, TESOL, and CELTA apart? Table of Contents What does TEFL mean? What does TESOL mean? What does CELTA mean? Which type of course should I choose? What if a course doesn't meet this criteria? Does the quality of a training course vary by location? What does TEFL mean? TEFL stands for 'Teaching English as a Foreign Language.' A prevalent term in the world of teaching English overseas, TEFL isn't tied to a specific...  [Read more]

Should I take my TEFL course before I head overseas to teach? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Should I take my TEFL course before I head overseas to teach? Undoubtedly, taking a TEFL certification course before heading overseas to teach offers distinct advantages. Completing your TEFL training in your home country ensures you are well-equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge before diving into a foreign teaching environment. By doing so, you not only increase your employability but also approach potential teaching roles with confidence. When overseas schools interview, they often seek candidates familiar with TEFL methodologies, and having your certification in hand can provide a competitive edge. Table of Contents Can I get an EFL teaching job before I leave home? Should I keep my options open if I'm not sure where I want to teach? Is it cheaper to take a TEFL course in...  [Read more]

How to Legally Teach English in Italy with a Student Visa - TEFL Blog


Wed, 11 Apr 2018 Mark Crocker Visa and Legal How to Legally Teach English in Italy with a Student Visa The famous Italian culture, stunning landscapes and delicious cuisine are just a few of the reasons why Italy continues to be one of the most popular destinations in Europe for teaching English abroad. Unfortunately, obtaining a work visa to legally teach English in Italy can be a challenge for non-EU citizens. However, if you have your heart set on it, all is not lost as there are alternatives to explore. One popular option that suits many people is to apply for a student visa which allows you to study a course of your choice and work up to 20 hours per week as an ESL teacher in a local language school. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Application process for a student...  [Read more]

How to Legally Teach English in Italy with a Student Visa - TEFL Blog


Wed, 11 Apr 2018 Mark Crocker Visa and Legal How to Legally Teach English in Italy with a Student Visa The famous Italian culture, stunning landscapes and delicious cuisine are just a few of the reasons why Italy continues to be one of the most popular destinations in Europe for teaching English abroad. Unfortunately, obtaining a work visa to legally teach English in Italy can be a challenge for non-EU citizens. However, if you have your heart set on it, all is not lost as there are alternatives to explore. One popular option that suits many people is to apply for a student visa which allows you to study a course of your choice and work up to 20 hours per week as an ESL teacher in a local language school. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Application process for a student...  [Read more]

The Essence of Educational Games - TEFL Blog


Tue, 15 Oct 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Essence of Educational Games Educational games are methodical tools for achieving a learning goal. A successful learning game should combine motivating player's life and interesting learning content. Games should not just be practical gaps fillers in the learning process but also serve to impart certain knowledge and to consolidate skills through exercises. Table of Contents Benefits of Games Games Goals How to Use Games Effectively When can we use educational games to take benefit from them in English classes? Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Toufik Z. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or...  [Read more]

What Measures Should be Taken if Students Misbehave? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 18 Jun 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What Measures Should be Taken if Students Misbehave? Punishment is used in the classroom as a means from the teacher to gain control. It can work but the teacher has a huge responsibility in the way she executes punishment. Reinforcing good behavior should be the primary strategy in a classroom but if punishment is necessary, then the teacher needs to consider a few crucial elements to punishment. It is important to teach students alternative behavior instead of what the student is doing at the moment. The teacher should be clear about what she expects from the student or the student won't change his behavior and will also be confused about the appropriate behavior. It is also common practice for a teacher to threaten to punish the...  [Read more]

How much can I earn teaching English in Colombia? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How much can I earn teaching English in Colombia? TEFL-qualified teachers in Colombia can expect to earn between $700 and $1,000 monthly, reflecting the rising demand for language skills in a country experiencing a tourism renaissance. The past image of Colombia overshadowed by historical conflicts has given way to a new era of peace and burgeoning economic opportunities. With the tourism sector's growth, there Is an urgent need for English language proficiency, creating numerous teaching opportunities. The salary can vary based on the type of institution, location, and the teacher's experience. Additionally, private language tutors can command hourly rates ranging from $12 to $25. Table of Contents What are TEFL salaries in Colombia? Who are the main employers of English language...  [Read more]

How do I get a job teaching English in Chile? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How do I get a job teaching English in Chile? To secure a teaching position in Chile, candidates typically need to: Beyond the prerequisites, Chile offers teachers a vibrant experience, boasting an advanced economy, a rising demand for English proficiency due to its growing international presence, and diverse landscapes ranging from its extensive coastline to the magnificent Andes Mountains and the unique Atacama Desert. Table of Contents What are the requirements for teaching English in Chile? Who are the main employers of English teachers in Chile? What are the visa requirements for teaching English in Chile? What is the best way to apply for English teaching jobs in Chile? What are the requirements for teaching English in Chile? Chile stands out in this region as it has more...  [Read more]

What are the best countries to teach English in Asia? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What are the best countries to teach English in Asia? Embark on an overseas teaching adventure, whether for a gap year or a fresh start in a new career, and Asia emerges as an undeniable contender. With its vast expanse, Asia attracts countless people seeking English teaching opportunities abroad, thanks to a plethora of job prospects and a rich tapestry of cultures to explore. While the requirements for teaching in Asia vary, a strong command of English and a TEFL certification from a reputable provider like ITTT are essential. Among the nearly 50 countries in Asia, we highlight the following as prime options for teaching English right now: South Korea With an exceptionally high demand for TEFL qualified teachers nationwide, South Korea has gained popularity as one of the world's top...  [Read more]

What are the best countries to teach English in Asia? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What are the best countries to teach English in Asia? For those aspiring to teach English abroad, Asia stands out as a premier destination with countries like Japan, South Korea, and Thailand leading the way. To be considered for teaching positions across the continent, it is imperative to possess proficient English skills and a recognized TEFL certification. While Asia comprises a vast expanse of diverse nations, we highlight the following as prime options for teaching English right now: Table of Contents South Korea Japan Taiwan Thailand Vietnam South Korea With an exceptionally high demand for TEFL qualified teachers nationwide, South Korea has gained popularity as one of the world's top destinations. Not only do teachers enjoy attractive salaries, but they can also lead a comfortable...  [Read more]

Do you need a degree for TEFL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Do you need a degree for TEFL? No, while having a degree can provide more opportunities, it is not an absolute requirement. Many language schools are open to hiring individuals solely based on their passion and capability to teach. With a proper TEFL certification, even those without a formal degree can successfully teach English abroad and fulfill their aspirations in the field. Table of Contents Why do certain TEFL positions require a degree? How can I find a TEFL job without a degree? Where can I teach English without a degree? Europe Asia South and Central America North Africa and the Middle East Why do certain TEFL positions require a degree? While possessing inherent teaching qualities such as passion, commitment, and rapport with students are invaluable, certain TEFL positions do...  [Read more]

How much is TEFL certification in the UK? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How much is TEFL certification in the UK? The UK, being an English-speaking nation, produces a considerable number of TEFL certified teachers who find employment in various countries worldwide. However, due to the high cost of living, many opt for online TEFL training or pursue it in a foreign center, where operational costs are lower and there is a high demand for qualified instructors. Interestingly, most first-time UK teachers usually venture overseas for initial job opportunities as experienced teachers returning from abroad typically secure the available positions within the UK. How much does an in-class TEFL course cost in the UK? Economic circumstances have led to a reduction in the availability of in-person TEFL courses in the UK compared to a few years ago. Nonetheless, there is...  [Read more]

TEFL Options - Alternatives to Working in a State School or Language Center - TEFL Blog


Sun, 14 Apr 2019 Mark Crocker TEFL Information Alumni Experiences TEFL Options - Alternatives to Working in a State School or Language Center In this day and age, we have access to the world from the tips of our fingers. Through the integration of the internet, humanity has been connected like it's never seen before. As globalization continues and English dominates as the business standard for the world's commerce, this has made learning the English language a very lucrative skill to acquire. So who needs a TEFL certificate and could it be just what you are looking for? Table of Contents What a TEFL Certificate Provides Volunteer Teaching Teaching Online From Home Teaching Online on the Road Listen to this blog post Are you ready to teach English Abroad? Related Articles: This post...  [Read more]

How much is TEFL certification in the UK? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How much is TEFL certification in the UK? The UK, being an English-speaking nation, produces a considerable number of TEFL certified teachers who find employment in various countries worldwide. However, due to the high cost of living, many opt for online TEFL training or pursue it in a foreign center, where operational costs are lower and there is a high demand for qualified instructors. Interestingly, most first-time UK teachers usually venture overseas for initial job opportunities as experienced teachers returning from abroad typically secure the available positions within the UK. Table of Contents How much does an in-class TEFL course cost in the UK? Should I look overseas for my TEFL course? What about taking a TEFL course online? Does ITTT offer in-class TEFL courses in the UK? How...  [Read more]

Drilling: Is it an Effective Teaching Method in ESL? - TEFL Blog


Mon, 02 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Drilling: Is it an Effective Teaching Method in ESL? For many years, drilling has been used in foreign language classrooms. This approach to language teaching places an emphasis on repeating structural patterns through oral practice. Table of Contents What is Drilling for? Learning Process Special Activities Is it Necessary? Alternative Ways Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Jazmin W. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. What is Drilling for? When using the technique of drilling, if used appropriately, it can be a very productive and proactive way for students to memorize and...  [Read more]

3 Great Alternatives to Punishment - TEFL Blog


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas 3 Great Alternatives to Punishment Isn't this a great question? No matter who you are or what your background is, everyone who reads this question automatically has an opinion on it or might have answered it in their head before they've even truly thought about it. The psychology and intricacy behind this question are what drew me to it, so here is what I have found… Table of Contents 1. Working With Young Children 2. Working With Teenagers 3. Working With Adults Do you want to learn new teaching methods? Take a TEFL course today! Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: I have been a teacher for many years, in many different capacities and have had to try and come up with various alternatives to 'punishing' misbehaving and...  [Read more]

How do I get a job teaching English in Japan? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How do I get a job teaching English in Japan? Japan has been a popular destination amongst English language teachers for many years due to its widespread job opportunities, good salaries and fascinating culture. Whilst there are other countries in the region where the cost of living may be lower and the wages a little higher, nowhere provides such an incredible mix of modern development and ancient traditions as you will find in this extraordinary country. If you are looking for excitement and adventure, look no further than Japan. What are the requirements for teaching English in Japan? In order to work legally you will need to be eligible for a work visa. The good news is the criteria is not as tough as many other countries as you simply need to possess a degree in any subject. The...  [Read more]

How long does it take to get TEFL certified? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How long does it take to get TEFL certified? The first major factor that has an impact on how long it will take to get TEFL certified is which type of course you choose to take. There are three main TEFL course types to be aware of: In-person TEFL course The most common form of in-person TEFL course is the four-week, 120-hour TEFL certificate. Trainees on this course usually travel from their home country to one of many locations around the world to take the course. Courses should involve a theory component, covering language awareness and teaching skills, and a practical teaching component where trainees teach classes of real English language learners and receive feedback. These courses usually take four weeks to complete and therefore some form of accommodation is required for the...  [Read more]

10 Alternative TEFL Destinations for an Off-the-Beaten-Path Teaching Experience - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


10 Alternative TEFL Destinations for an Off-the-Beaten-Path Teaching Experience 11/30/2022 Hello, everyone. Linda here from ITTT. Welcome to another live session this week. Thank you for joining and taking time out of your day to spend it with me. I'm very happy about that. Today, we have a very exciting topic. We are going to talk about teaching off the beaten path. 10 alternative TEFL destinations. I'm very excited always when I do live sessions about destinations. It's like a little bit of a virtual tour around the world. I really enjoy these types of live sessions. I thought we haven't had one of those in a while, so why not bring that on today. We are live on Facebook and YouTube. If you're watching this for the first time, very welcome. Welcome to join us. Maybe get a beverage, get...  [Read more]

How long does it take to get TEFL certified? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How long does it take to get TEFL certified? The first major factor that has an impact on how long it will take to get TEFL certified is which type of course you choose to take. There are three main TEFL course types to be aware of: Table of Contents In-person TEFL course Online TEFL course Combined TEFL course Course levels Entry level = 120-hour Entry level = 120-hour Diploma Specialized Courses In-person TEFL course The most common form of in-person TEFL course is the four-week, 120-hour TEFL certificate. Trainees on this course usually travel from their home country to one of many locations around the world to take the course. Courses should involve a theory component, covering language awareness and teaching skills, and a practical teaching component where trainees teach classes of...  [Read more]

Do you need a degree for TEFL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Do you need a degree for TEFL? Teaching English without a degree is, fortunately, possible. Regardless of your educational history, there are plenty of language schools that will be happy to employ you. True, having a degree opens up more doors and opportunities, but if you don't have one, there is no reason to let that stop you from pursuing your dream of teaching English abroad. Why do certain TEFL positions require a degree? The question of whether you need a degree to find a teaching position is arbitrary, as it is with many other occupations. There is no reason why an English teacher with a university degree would be more effective than one without. Certain traits (passion, commitment, and the ability to create rapport with your students, for example) are more important than a...  [Read more]

Alumni Thoughts: Should Parents Take Part in their Child’s Learning Path? - TEFL Blog


Tue, 03 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Alumni Thoughts: Should Parents Take Part in their Child’s Learning Path? Parental support and back for learning exercises at domestic combined with the parental association in tutoring are basic to children's instruction. Parents have proven to be the first and lifelong educators of their children. Parental engagement is always necessary to ensure that the development of a child is adequate and enough. In broad consideration, parental engagement comprises of organizations between families, schools, and communities, raising parental alertness of the gains of engaging their children's instruction, and providing them with the aptitudes to do so. Table of Contents Benefits General Influence Comparing to Teachers Do you want to...  [Read more]

Why Is the role of the Parents Most Significant to a Child’s Achievement? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 19 Mar 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Why Is the role of the Parents Most Significant to a Child’s Achievement? Education is a core part of our life through the socialization process from birth to death. It affects a person's capacity and thinking about defining what is right and what is wrong and also provides us to criticize the information which is taught by the community, family, school and so on. Moreover, there are many alternative paths to get an education at every age. We will examine the child's age and the effects of the parent's role in developing themselves. Table of Contents Learning style Apart from school Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate ARCA B. Please...  [Read more]

Classroom Disaster: How to Save Your Face - TEFL Blog


Thu, 12 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Classroom Disaster: How to Save Your Face Losing one's temper in front of students is one of the most problematic scenes in classrooms. I remember being a new teacher in a class filled with twenty-six first graders, nothing ever prepared me for that moment, when they all needed to use the washroom or help to open their lunch boxes. The frustration I faced daily, along with little to no coping strategies were ultimately the key elements that helped me decide to never work with very young learners. There are many reasons why teachers lose their temper in classroom settings, but the good news is there are many ways we can regain control and recreate positive learning environments, as we will discuss in this essay. Table of Contents...  [Read more]

3 Key Strategies for Teaching Young Learners - TEFL Blog


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences 3 Key Strategies for Teaching Young Learners As the world becomes increasingly globalized, EFL programs are nearing ubiquity. A substantial portion of EFL participants are young learners. Although there is a lot of crossover between techniques used for young learners and those used older children or adults, there are certainly strategies that can be employed to get the most out of a classroom of young learners. Table of Contents Use the first lesson to get to know your students! Use your students' names wisely! Never put a student on the spot! Are you ready to take a TEFL course? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Kara C. Use the first lesson to get to know your...  [Read more]

Why is Grammar Essential and How to Improve it Successfully? - TEFL Blog


Wed, 15 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Why is Grammar Essential and How to Improve it Successfully? Some people think that correct English grammar matters only to teachers and is of no real importance in daily life. This is certainly not true. Grammar, regardless of the country or the language, is the foundation for communication. When a message is relayed with the correct grammar, it is easier to understand the purpose and meaning of that message. To communicate, a learner should know the grammar of the language. It is important to be able to express yourself, but this should be done in a way that people find easy to understand. Table of Contents Reasons to Learn Grammar Rules Modern Technologies Different ways to improve your grammar 1. Read more in English 2. Listen...  [Read more]

How Parents Influence The Student Language Learning Process - TEFL Blog


Thu, 09 Apr 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences How Parents Influence The Student Language Learning Process You know we can't deny the role of parents in education for children. Parental encouragement and support for learning activities at home combined with parental involvement in schooling are critical to children's education. A growing body of research shows that building effective partnerships between parents, families, and schools to support children's learning leads to improved learning outcomes. Parents are the first and continuing educators of their children. Research also shows that teacher quality, including standards and training in parental engagement, is important for facilitating effective parental engagement. Table of Contents Parental Engagement Structure...  [Read more]

Pros and Cons of Online TEFL Courses - TEFL Blog


Sat, 25 May 2019 Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Pros and Cons of Online TEFL Courses There are many options for teacher training. Online TEFL courses are very popular, but we need to examine very carefully the pros and cons when we decide between online and onsite TEFL training. Table of Contents Benefits of Taking an Online TEFL Course Disadvantages of an Online TEFL Course Are you ready to take your TEFL course? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Alejandro M. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Benefits of Taking an Online TEFL Course One of the main pluses of online TEFL courses is flexibility. You can continue with your normal life,...  [Read more]

What I’ve Learned from Teaching at a Montessori Kindergarten - TEFL Blog


Mon, 10 Aug 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences What I’ve Learned from Teaching at a Montessori Kindergarten Choosing a course was an important task for me given my background in a business career and corporate environment. Teaching was a very new experience and I wanted to ensure I had adequate training to provide a solid foundation with which to grow in a teaching capacity. I made sure to commence an in-class TESOL course which offered the opportunity to practice what I had learned in a real classroom environment. The course I chose was perfect for this as it was taught in a real school and allowed me to use my newly learned skills in the classroom. Table of Contents Lesson Planning Peculiarities Montessori Teaching Approach Creativity in Teaching Benefits of This Work Do...  [Read more]

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