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Why Should You Teach English in South Korea? - TEFL Blog


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 Jon ITTT Destinations Why Should You Teach English in South Korea? Two thirds of South Koreans aged 25 to 34 have a college degree and take mandatory English classes. Koreans are obsessed with education to enable the best future for their children and South Korea provides top salary to their teachers and has the highest average reading literacy of the OECD. This makes South Korea the ideal destination for qualified English teachers looking to make a good living while teaching abroad. Table of Contents Salaries for foreign English language teachers How much does it cost to live in Korea? Where to Teach in Korea? Korea as a tourist destination Pamper your palate Listen to this blog post Get ready to teach English in South Korea today! Related Articles: Salaries for...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Why Teach In Korea - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Why teach in Korea   Why teach in Korea? First the Facts 2/3 of South Koreans aged 25-34 have college degree and take mandatory English classes. Koreans are obsessed with education to enable the best future for their children South Korea provides top salary to their teachers and has the highest average reading literacy of the OECD Salary for foreign English language teachers English teachers in Korea can expect to make between $1,300 and $3,000 per month. Depending on the type of educational institution, the salary varies enormously: Public Schools: 1.5-3 million won, or $1,265 - $2,500 USD, per month. Private Language Institutes: 1.9-2.3 million won, or 1,600 - $1,940 USD, per month. Universities: 2.3 - 3.5 million won, or $1,950 - $2,950 USD, per month. International...  [Read more]

A Day in the Life of an EPIK Teacher in South Korea - TEFL Blog


Tue, 18 Aug 2020 Brittany Varano Destinations Alumni Experiences A Day in the Life of an EPIK Teacher in South Korea For those thinking of teaching English in South Korea, the EPIK program offers one of the best job opportunities in Asia. An acronym that stands for "English Program in Korea," EPIK hires native English teachers to co-teach or lead English lessons in public elementary, middle, and high schools around the country. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: So, who can teach English with EPIK? A Day in the Life of An EPIK Elementary Teacher: A Normal Teaching Schedule 7:00 - 7:30 am Wake Up + Get Ready 8:00 am Walk to School 8:30 am School Starts 9:00 am - 12:20 pm First - Fourth Periods 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm Lunch 1:10pm - 2:40pm Fifth + Sixth Periods 2:40 pm Students Go...  [Read more]

Live TEFL Q&A: We Answer All Your TEFL/TESOL Questions - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Live TEFL Q&A: We Answer All Your TEFL/TESOL Questions   Hi, I am back for another live session this week. My name is Linda from ITTT. I took a break last week, I was traveling a little bit in Korea, not too far but I got to enjoy the cherry blossoms. That's why there was no live session from me last week. But I'm back this week and I'm super excited. Today we're going to have a Q&A session, so you guys can ask me questions about TEFL and TESOL, teaching abroad, teaching online, whatever you want to know about. So something a bit more casual, let's have a chat. I would like to get to know you guys better and you can get to know me, ITTT and TEFL. If you can see me and hear me please drop a hi or something into the comment box so that I know that everything is working well. ...  [Read more]

Live TEFL Q&A: We Answer All Your TEFL/TESOL Questions - TEFL Blog


Wed, 05 May 2021 Federico Riva TEFL Information Live TEFL Q&A: We Answer All Your TEFL/TESOL Questions Hi, I am back for another live session this week. My name is Linda from ITTT. I took a break last week, I was traveling a little bit in Korea, not too far but I got to enjoy the cherry blossoms. That's why there was no live session from me last week. But I'm back this week and I'm super excited. Today we're going to have a Q&A session, so you guys can ask me questions about TEFL and TESOL, teaching abroad, teaching online, whatever you want to know about. So something a bit more casual, let's have a chat. I would like to get to know you guys better and you can get to know me, ITTT and TEFL. If you can see me and hear me please drop a hi or something into the comment box so...  [Read more]

Live TEFL Q&A: Ask Us Anything! - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Live TEFL Q&A: Ask Us Anything! 03/31/2021 hello hi i am back for another live session this week my name is linda from itt over here and um yeah hi i took a break last week i was um traveling actually a little bit of traveling in korea not too far um but yeah i enjoyed the cherry blossoms so that's why there was no life for me last week but um yeah i'm back this week i'm super excited to be back and um yeah today we're just gonna have a um you know q and a session so you guys can ask me questions about tefl and tesol and everything uh teaching abroad teaching online whatever you want to know about tefl and tesol and all that good stuff um so yeah that's what i'm here for today so something a bit more casual um let's have a chat i like to you know uh get to know you guys better you...  [Read more]

Teaching English in South Korea - What you need to know! - TEFL Blog


Fri, 19 Mar 2021 Federico Riva Destinations TEFL Information Teaching English in South Korea - What you need to know! 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. Table of Contents Watch the live session here Mandy has asked if I teach in a public or private school or is it all private? I can see a lot of questions already coming in, that's awesome. Great question from Amy. Should anyone even bother looking into teaching abroad while there are COVID lockdowns in place? Mandy says, I'm interested in teaching abroad but South Korea is my ultimate place to teach. I just got done with the TEFL course and I have to finish my practicum to get my certificate. Amy asks, does he still celebrate his...  [Read more]

Which TEFL company pays the most? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Which TEFL company pays the most? When evaluating which TEFL companies offer the most lucrative salaries, it is important to consider more than just the base pay. Top-paying TEFL organizations often provide competitive salaries that are complemented by additional benefits such as housing allowances, health insurance, and flight reimbursement, which can significantly affect overall earnings. To truly assess which TEFL company pays the most, prospective teachers should weigh the total compensation package against the cost of living in the respective teaching location. This comprehensive approach ensures a realistic understanding of potential savings and financial gains. Table of Contents How much does the average English teacher make? Is there a geographic region with the best TEFL...  [Read more]

Are there any age restrictions when teaching English in Asia? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Are there any age restrictions when teaching English in Asia? When it comes to teaching English in Asia, age can sometimes play a role. Typically, there are no strict age limits, with most countries only requiring teachers to be over 21. However, while many positions are open to younger individuals, seasoned educators can also find opportunities, leveraging their vast experience. It is essential to note that specific age preferences can vary by country, and while some regions may have age-related hiring biases, others value the maturity and wisdom that comes with age. Table of Contents How does the local retirement age affect English teachers in Asia? Are employers reluctant to hire more mature teachers in Asia? Is it true that Asian cultures have huge respect for older generations? Does...  [Read more]

Teaching English in South Korea - What you need to know! - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Teaching English in South Korea - What you need to know! 02/03/2021 hi and welcome to another live session by itt my name is linda and i'm here today um to talk about teaching english in south korea so welcome welcome um i'm just gonna wait for um people to join please do let me know if you can hear me if you can see me or if you're not if you can't hear me if there's a problem if anything's wrong uh because that would be um bad obviously so yeah drop a comment um just leave a high and uh where you're tuning in from that would be really helpful let me know where you guys are watching from and um yeah i can see a few people have joined already hi thanks so much for joining awesome okay i got a yes i can hear you from mika awesome or micah sorry if i pronounce that wrong but yeah uh yeah...  [Read more]

Teaching English In South Korea What You Need To Know! - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Teaching English in South Korea - What you need to know!   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 English, teaching conversation, teaching full-time at a kindergarten and elementary school with afternoon programs and stuff like that....  [Read more]

Why You Should Take A TEFL Course Right Now Even If You Aren't Leaving Yet - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Why You Should Take a TEFL Course Right Now - Even If You Aren't Leaving Yet   Hi everybody, thanks so much for tuning in. It’s Linda here from ITTT with my morning coffee, because if you've watched me before in one of our live sessions you will know that I am in South Korea and it's currently 10:00 a.m. on Friday morning. So I'm having my morning coffee and I'm going to have a chat with you guys. If you can see me and hear me, please drop a hi or something into the comment box, I would really appreciate it. As you may or may not know, at ITTT we go live twice every week, me on Fridays or maybe Thursdays depending on where you're watching from, and my colleague Liza she goes live every Tuesday. Actually Liza went live on Tuesday and also on Saturday last week because she had a...  [Read more]

Are there any age restrictions when teaching English in Asia? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Are there any age restrictions when teaching English in Asia? Although TEFL qualified teachers are able to find work in a wide range of countries throughout Asia, there are some restrictions that you need to be aware of before you decide on a destination. In some countries a 4-year university degree is necessary and some will only allow native English speakers to teach in their schools. Another issue that is worth considering is your age as it can be a factor in some situations in Asia. How does the local retirement age affect English teachers in Asia? In some Asian countries there is a strict retirement age for local teachers that also applies to foreign EFL teachers working there. In popular teaching destinations such as China, Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea, schools are unable to...  [Read more]

How Teaching English Abroad Enhances Your Career Prospects - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


How Teaching English Abroad Enhances Your Career Prospects 05/27/2021 hello everyone hello tefl friends how are you doing linda here from itt back again with another live session super excited to be here today to talk about this this exciting topic um teaching english abroad and how it enhances your career prospects so i'm just gonna wait uh for a couple of people to join you know how it usually works and um yeah once we're our a good sized group of people we can start diving into this topic and if you can hear me if you can see me please just leave a comment we are live on facebook and on youtube at the same time so wherever you're watching from just leave a quick hi or hello into the comment section and also let me know where you are watching from i am in south korea about an hour and...  [Read more]

10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Teaching Abroad Job Offer - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Teaching Abroad Job Offer 09/22/2022 Hi, welcome to another live session. My name is Linda and I'm here for ITTT. Today we are going to talk about 10 questions you should ask before accepting a teaching job abroad. You should ask these questions to your potential employer before you finalize things, before you sign the contract, to make sure everything is in order, to make sure you know what you're getting into and that everything is all good and okay. Basically, that's what we're going to talk about today. We've talked a lot about how to find a job, how to find a job in different regions, how to find a job in Europe, how to find a teaching job in Asia, different teaching programs, all of that kind of stuff. We also talked about how, or no, we...  [Read more]

10 Pieces of Advice Every New EFL Teacher Needs to Know - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


10 Pieces of Advice Every New EFL Teacher Needs to Know 06/23/2022 hello hi everyone linda here from itt back with another live session this week how is everybody doing hope you're doing fine thank you so much for tuning in and spending um taking some time out of your day to spend it with me today as always uh we go live and our live sessions take about 45 minutes sometimes even an hour depends on how many questions you guys have at the end we always have a q a part so this is a time where you can ask me your questions about teaching abroad about tefl about tesol about our courses about anything teaching related that's on your mind that you want to know and today's topic is dedicated to new teachers so i'm going to be sharing 10 pieces of advice that you need to know as a new tefl or efl...  [Read more]

TEFL TALK: Open Q&A Session about all things TEFL & Teaching - TEFL Blog


Wed, 10 Mar 2021 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas TEFL TALK: Open Q&A Session about all things TEFL & Teaching Hello everybody and welcome. We're actually also going live on Instagram today, so I'm going to check that out as well as the usual Facebook and YouTube. Hopefully everything will work fine. I hope everybody can hear me well and can see me. This is the first time that we're actually live on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube at the same time, so I have a lot of screens here in front of me. Table of Contents Watch the live session here I see there's quite a lot of questions coming in on Instagram, I need to check that out. One of the questions was: is your institution recognized internationally? Another question on Instagram. Is the...  [Read more]

How Teaching English Abroad Enhances Your Career Prospects - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


How Teaching English Abroad Enhances Your Career Prospects   Hello everyone, how are you doing? Linda from ITTT, back again with another live session. I’m super excited to be here today to talk about this exciting topic, teaching English abroad and how it enhances your career prospects. I'm just going to wait for a couple more people to join, you know how it usually works. Once we are a good sized group of people we can start diving into this topic. If you can hear me and if you can see me please leave a comment. We are live on Facebook and on YouTube at the same time, so wherever you're watching from just leave a quick hi or hello in the comment section and also let me know where you are watching from. I am in South Korea about an hour and a half south of Seoul in a city called...  [Read more]

What does a TEFL course teach you? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What does a TEFL course teach you? Although it is theoretically possible to teach the English language without any form of training or qualifications, something that was quite common in years gone by, it is now almost universally accepted that the ability to speak a language has little bearing on an individual’s ability to teach it effectively to others. This change of attitude among school directors and education departments has led to the development of TEFL certification courses that are designed to give native and non-native English speakers the skills and knowledge they require to provide effective language instruction to their future students. So what does a TEFL course actually teach you? English grammar and how to teach it The mere mention of English grammar is often enough to...  [Read more]

How much money can you make teaching English in East Asia? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How much money can you make teaching English in East Asia? If you are looking for a region that has a huge job market for TEFL qualified teachers and you want to earn a good salary that allows you to save a considerable sum of money, look no further than East Asia. Jobs are abundant and the potential earnings are very high in countries such as Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and China. Table of Contents How much can I earn teaching English in Japan? Who are the main employers of English language teachers in Japan? Who else employs English language teachers in Japan? What is the cost of living for English teachers in Japan? How much can I earn teaching English in Taiwan? Who are the main employers of English language teachers in Taiwan? Who else employs English language teachers in...  [Read more]

Why You Should Take a TEFL Course Right Now - Even If You Aren't Leaving Yet - TEFL Blog


Fri, 14 May 2021 Federico Riva TEFL Information Why You Should Take a TEFL Course Right Now - Even If You Aren't Leaving Yet Hi everybody, thanks so much for tuning in. It's Linda here from ITTT with my morning coffee, because if you've watched me before in one of our live sessions you will know that I am in South Korea and it's currently 10:00 a.m. on Friday morning. So I'm having my morning coffee and I'm going to have a chat with you guys. If you can see me and hear me, please drop a hi or something into the comment box, I would really appreciate it. Table of Contents Watch the live session here We have a question from Rebecca. Do these certifications ever expire? Anyway, why should you take a TEFL course right now, even if you are not leaving yet? Okay, why you should take a...  [Read more]

How much do TEFL teachers get paid? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How much do TEFL teachers get paid? The salary for teaching English abroad or online is determined by a number of factors, including your qualifications, previous experience, and the country you desire to teach in. Let's take a look at how much TEFL teachers can earn when teaching English abroad and online. How much does it pay to teach English abroad? The salary for teaching English in a foreign country varies, but you should expect to make a respectable living. Teachers in high-paying countries might earn anything from $2,000 to over $5,000 USD per month. Your TEFL salary is determined by many things, such as the type of employer, your qualifications, your previous teaching experience, and the location of your school. Does teaching English abroad pay well? Teaching English abroad can be...  [Read more]

How much money can you REALLY earn when teaching English? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


How much money can you REALLY earn when teaching English? 05/06/2021 hi guys hi another live session this week my name is linda from itt nice to see you again if you can see me if you can hear me just say hi into the comment section it would be really really nice um yeah back this week with another exciting topic as you can see teaching english how much money can you really make okay very interesting topic we all need to know how much money we can make obviously if we want to go and teach english abroad or i'm also going to cover how much money you can make when you teach online so very very important topics um that we are covering today and yeah thanks so much for watching if you are listening to this as a podcast episode thank you so much for the download as you might know we always...  [Read more]

Teaching Abroad: Saving Money & Paying off Loans - Here's how! - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Teaching Abroad: Saving Money & Paying off Loans - Here's how! 07/29/2021 hi guys hello welcome to another live session my name is linda from itt and today we're going to talk about a very very exciting topic i'm sure a lot of you are going to find it useful it's all going to be about how to save money and also pay off loans and debt when teaching english abroad um yeah so thank you so much for joining if you can see me if you can hear me as always please just leave a hi in the comment section i'd really appreciate it so that i know that you can see me and hear me because you know sometimes there are technical difficulties um and i might be aware of it so just kindly let me know in the comment section um and yeah thank you so much for being here again today uh last week's live...  [Read more]

How Much Money Can You REALLY Earn When Teaching English? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


How Much Money Can You REALLY Earn When Teaching English?   Hi guys, my name is Linda from ITTT, nice to see you again. If you can see me and hear me just say hi in the comment section, it would be really nice. Yeah, back this week with another exciting topic, how much money can you really make teaching English? Very interesting topic as we all need to know how much money we can make if we want to go and teach English abroad. I'm also going to cover how much money you can make when you teach online, so very important topics that we are covering today. If you are listening to this as a podcast episode, thank you so much for the download. As you might know we always turn our live sessions into podcast episodes that you can find on Spotify, Google Podcasts, iTunes, all of your most...  [Read more]

Which countries pay the best TEFL salaries? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Which countries pay the best TEFL salaries? The highest TEFL salaries are offered in countries aiming to attract the most qualified teachers. While 'the best' can vary by country, high-paying TEFL jobs typically require advanced qualifications, such as a degree in education and a TEFL certification, as well as considerable teaching experience. Countries known for offering competitive TEFL salaries include the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Japan, South Korea, and China. These nations often also provide additional benefits like housing, flights, and health insurance, which contribute to the overall financial package for English teachers. Table of Contents Top ten paying countries for EFL teachers Top ten paying countries for EFL teachers Figures taken from a range of teaching...  [Read more]

What does a TEFL course teach you? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What does a TEFL course teach you? A TEFL course equips individuals with the essential skills to effectively teach the English language, regardless of whether they are native speakers. While simply knowing the language was once deemed sufficient, it is now widely recognized that successful teaching requires a structured approach. A TEFL course covers methodologies to teach English language skills, lesson planning for diverse learners, refreshing English grammar concepts, and techniques to enhance classroom engagement. Simply put, it is designed to transform a native or non-native English speaker into a proficient English language instructor. Table of Contents English grammar and how to teach it Lesson planning and the ESA method Classroom management Evaluation and testing English...  [Read more]

TEFL TALK: Open Q&A Session About All Things TEFL & Teaching - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


TEFL TALK: Open Q&A Session about all things TEFL & Teaching   Hello everybody and welcome. We're actually also going live on Instagram today, so I'm going to check that out as well as the usual Facebook and YouTube. Hopefully everything will work fine. I hope everybody can hear me well and can see me. This is the first time that we're actually live on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube at the same time, so I have a lot of screens here in front of me. Hello there, I see somebody tuned in on Instagram and we have a few people here on Facebook and YouTube already. I hope everything is going well today. Unfortunately, if you're watching on Instagram you won't be able to see the screen and maybe some of the questions that I'm popping in there but that's all good, you can still...  [Read more]

How Teaching English Abroad Enhances Your Career Prospects - TEFL Blog


Mon, 14 Jun 2021 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences How Teaching English Abroad Enhances Your Career Prospects Hello everyone, how are you doing? Linda from ITTT, back again with another live session. I'm super excited to be here today to talk about this exciting topic, teaching English abroad and how it enhances your career prospects. Table of Contents Watch the live session here Self Introduction Will teaching English abroad hurt my career? Benefit #1: You will gain international work experience. Benefit #2: Teaching English abroad will make you stand out. Benefit #3: You will learn how to adapt to new situations and to live and work with people from different cultural backgrounds. Benefit #4: You will develop organizational and communication skills as well as the...  [Read more]

How Much Money Can You REALLY Earn When Teaching English? - TEFL Blog


Tue, 25 May 2021 Federico Riva Destinations TEFL Information Alumni Experiences How Much Money Can You REALLY Earn When Teaching English? Hi guys, my name is Linda from ITTT, nice to see you again. If you can see me and hear me just say hi in the comment section, it would be really nice. Yeah, back this week with another exciting topic, how much money can you really make teaching English? Very interesting topic as we all need to know how much money we can make if we want to go and teach English abroad. I'm also going to cover how much money you can make when you teach online, so very important topics that we are covering today. Table of Contents Watch the live session here Hi Brad, welcome back. I have a question from Clint, he asks how is dating there? Allain says, I follow you and...  [Read more]

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