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Is a TEFL Certificate Necessary for Online Teaching? - TEFL Blog


Mon, 04 Sep 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Is a TEFL Certificate Necessary for Online Teaching? There is one question that often arises: is acquiring a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate necessary for online teaching. In this text, I argue that while a TEFL certificate is not mandatory for all online teachers, it is highly recommended for inexperienced teachers and amateurs who wish to embark on an online teaching career. The certificate provides essential pedagogical knowledge and boosts credibility, making it particularly beneficial for those lacking prior teaching experience or a pedagogical background. Now let’s go through the most important aspects of acquiring a TEFL certificate and decide whether each...  [Read more]

Reasons to Obtain a TEFL Certificate Even if You Have Teaching Experience - TEFL Blog


Tue, 24 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Reasons to Obtain a TEFL Certificate Even if You Have Teaching Experience I am an experienced teacher, so why should I complete a TEFL course? A personal reflection on my experience, and how it has benefited and informed my teaching practice. Table of Contents Career Importance Surprising Discovery First Teaching Experience Teaching Abroad Obvious Benefits ESA Methodology Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Melanie W. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Career Importance I didn’t sign up for this course by choice. I was forced to do it by my employer. After many years...  [Read more]

Do TEFL certificates expire? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Do TEFL certificates expire? No, TEFL certificates do not expire, they are valid for life. Once you have completed your course, either online or by attending a training center, you will be able to start work straight away or set off on your travels and use it later when your funds starts to get low. A TEFL certificate really is a great qualification to have in your backpack or briefcase as you can use it to earn a good income at any time, in any part of the world. Should I complete additional TEFL qualifications? Although your certification will never expire, we do recommend that you continue to develop your skills and knowledge as you progress in your teaching career. Additional courses such as an advanced TEFL Diploma or a specialized certificate in teaching business English or...  [Read more]

Can I get a teaching job with an online TEFL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Can I get a teaching job with an online TEFL certificate? You can certainly get a teaching job with an online TEFL certificate. In fact, you can probably get a teaching job without any kind of qualifications or experience whatsoever. The real question is, can you get a quality teaching job with good pay and comfortable working conditions with an online certificate? The answer is still YES, if you make sure you sign up for the best quality online course you can find. The main problem for online trainees is the obvious lack of any practical teaching experience. If you can afford a month-long in-class training course that includes multiple hours of teaching practice in a real classroom, you will be able to apply for a wider range of jobs in most parts of the world. If you choose the cheaper...  [Read more]

Can I get a teaching job with an online TEFL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Can I get a teaching job with an online TEFL certificate? You can certainly get a teaching job with an online TEFL certificate. In fact, you can probably get a teaching job without any kind of qualifications or experience whatsoever. The real question is, can you get a quality teaching job with good pay and comfortable working conditions with an online certificate? The answer is still YES, if you make sure you sign up for the best quality online course you can find. The main problem for online trainees is the obvious lack of any practical teaching experience. If you can afford a month-long in-class training course that includes multiple hours of teaching practice in a real classroom, you will be able to apply for a wider range of jobs in most parts of the world. If you choose the cheaper...  [Read more]

Do you need a TEFL If you are a qualified teacher? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Do you need a TEFL If you are a qualified teacher? Many fully certified teachers choose to teach abroad rather than stay in their home country. Some newly qualified teachers may find it difficult to find suitable employment, so they travel abroad to obtain useful classroom experience, while others may simply be looking for something different. Whatever your motivation, teaching is one of the few professions that allows you to develop your skills and knowledge, gain experience, and increase your employability while traveling the world and seeking out new countries and cultures. If you believe this is the right path for you, the next step is to consider how you will differentiate your CV/resume when applying for the best opportunities in the most exciting locations. Is a TEFL certificate...  [Read more]

Easily Add Your TEFL/TESOL Certificate to Your LinkedIn Profile - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Easily Add Your TEFL/TESOL Certificate to Your LinkedIn Profile Do you want to teach English abroad or online and are looking for new opportunities? Add your certifications to your LinkedIn profile and get noticed by employers! As of their most recent reports in 2021, LinkedIn has almost 740 million members with over 55 million registered companies worldwide. This platform is incredibly important for those wanting to launch an international career. LinkedIn currently has over 14 million open jobs and 87% of recruiters regularly use the platform to recruit. Start your international teaching career by adding your ITTT TEFL and TESOL certification to your LinkedIn profile today. Simply press the button below while being logged into LinkedIn. You will then see a credential pop-up on your...  [Read more]

What can I do with a 120-hour TEFL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What can I do with a 120-hour TEFL? A 120-hour TEFL certificate is a foundational qualification for aspiring English teachers planning to work abroad. This certification not only equips you with essential teaching skills but also significantly enhances your resume. In the competitive landscape of English teaching positions globally, holding a 120-hour TEFL certificate often distinguishes candidates. While some positions might not mandate it, having this certification invariably gives you an edge, making you a preferred choice for employers in many countries. Table of Contents Can I teach English abroad with a 120-hour TEFL certificate? Which countries recognize a 120-hour TEFL certification? Can I teach English in Europe with a 120-hour TEFL certificate? Can I teach English in Asia with a...  [Read more]

What other jobs can I get with a TEFL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What other jobs can I get with a TEFL certificate? Although many with a TEFL certificate begin by teaching English in classrooms or online, the certification opens doors to diverse career opportunities. Options range from starting your own English tutoring business, consulting for educational programs, to roles in educational content creation. Whether you have extensive teaching experience or are a newcomer to the field, a TEFL certificate enhances your prospects in various education-related avenues. Table of Contents The many job options available to TEFL qualified teachers include: Other jobs once you have gained some experience The many job options available to TEFL qualified teachers include: Teaching English in your own country: Your TEFL certificate is valid worldwide, so you can...  [Read more]

How To Benefit From Your TEFL Certification As A Non Native Teacher - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


How to Benefit from Your TEFL certification as a Non-Native Teacher   Hello everybody, thanks for joining me. I'm just about to start so please let me know that you can see me clearly and hear me clearly, for this you can use the comments box. Okay, there are some good mornings, hello and nice to see you guys, thanks for joining. My name is Liza and I'm a TEFL expert and also an online English teacher. I'm glad to welcome you to today's session that is devoted to some ways to benefit from your TEFL certification, especially if you're a non-native English teacher. Right now I'm going to make my video a little bit smaller so that you can see the presentation. Okay guys thanks for sharing that everything works smooth, that's really important for me because I need to make sure everything...  [Read more]

170-hr course in Teaching English as a foreign language with online specialization with tutor support (for teaching abroad & online) - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Course Online: 170-hr course in Teaching English as a foreign language with online specialization with tutor support (for teaching abroad & online)     170-hr TEFL Certificate with tutor (Specialization in Teaching Online) Our 170-hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language with Online Specialization has been designed for those who would like to gain a qualification to enter the TEFL/TESOL employment market and wish to maximize their options. Through this course we will give you the knowledge and skills needed to teach English in both classroom and online settings. The course is taken in two parts: First, our 120-hour certification is completed. This is followed by a further 50-hours of study looking at the particular skills needed to teach English online. One added benefit...  [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]

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Elizaveta Pachina Liza is a translator, freelancer and ESL teacher from Russia. She had been teaching in a Chinese bilingual school for more than two years and recently moved to Thiland to run her blog about teaching and freelance job. Read my articles ESL Classroom Observation of Teaching Techniques | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on observation of a TEFL classroom. 6 Reasons Why I am Happy to Obtain My TEFL Certificate | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on obtaining their TEFL certificate. Teaching Skills From the Swedish Curriculum and TEFL Syllabus Perspective | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina ...  [Read more]

Last posts written by Federico from: 12


Federico Riva Read my articles A Journey in English Teaching: From Language School to Personalized Success | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Explore a seasoned English teacher's transformative journey, from battling traditional teaching methods to crafting a personalized approach, in this engaging tale of educational innovation. What is ESP in Relation to ESL Teaching? | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In order to explain this we will look at a series of questions about this topic, ranging from what ESP is for and how it differs from general English teaching. We will also look at some of the attributes of ESP students. 5 Reasons Why Grammar Is Vital in Language Learning | ITTT...  [Read more]

Article archive: 2023, 09 - from: 1


Archives for September 2023 The Teaching Dilemma: Group vs. One-to-One Lessons Federico Riva Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Explore the pros and cons of group vs. one-to-one language lessons in this insightful blog. Discover which teaching approach suits you best as a teacher and which offers students a more personalized learning experience. Classroom Management in the Digital Age: Tips and Tactics Federico Riva Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Revamp your teaching with modern classroom management strategies. Create engaging, respectful, and productive learning environments today! Can I teach English with just a TEFL or TESOL certificate? Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences EFL teachers come from a variety of backgrounds and it is often surprising...  [Read more]

What does TEFL stand for? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What does TEFL stand for? TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. In other words, it is a teaching qualification for teaching English to anyone whose first language isn’t English. TEFL certificates are academic qualifications that are provided upon successful completion of a TEFL course. TEFL certificates can be used anywhere in the world, although the TEFL acronym is most commonly used when referring to teachers in the UK and Europe. Almost all schools expect their ESL teachers to be fluent in the English language, with sound communication skills and an ESL teaching qualification (TEFL/TESOL/CELTA). CELTA shares some similarities with TEFL and TESOL courses. It is overseen by the Cambridge university and is predominantly a qualification for teaching English to adult...  [Read more]

Last posts written by Federico from: 36


Federico Riva Read my articles You have a TEFL/TESOL certificate… now what? | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas After completing your TEFL/TESOL certification you will probably try to gain as much experience as possible. This is important if you wish to advance your career. A large part of the experience can be obtained through “Continuing Professional Development” (CPD). Here we will look at some of the ways to enhance your CPD. Transforming Lives: Unveiling the Profound Impact of a Teacher's Role | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Discover how a teacher's evolving role and nurturing relationships impact students' learning journey and future success. Effective Teaching in Crowded Classrooms:...  [Read more]

What is TEFL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is TEFL? If you are bored with the everyday grind and want a new life that is full of travel and adventure, TEFL could be the perfect option for you. First you need to choose the right TEFL course to suit your situation and then work your way through the training. Once you have completed the course and you have your TEFL certificate in hand you will be ready to head overseas to start work as an English language teacher in the country of your choice. Table of Contents What does TEFL and TESOL stand for? What are the technical differences between TEFL and TESOL? What qualifications do I need to teach EFL? How do TEFL courses differ? Which TEFL course provides the most comprehensive training? Is an online TEFL course sufficient for teaching English abroad? Do I really need a...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - What Can You Do With A Tefl Certificate - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


what can you do with a TEFL certificate   Choose from thousands of teaching jobs around the world. Earning a TEFL or TESOL certificate enables you to work as an English teacher in almost any country around the world. Whether you are thinking of teaching English as a way to fund your world travels, as a new career, or as a means to supplement retirement income, getting TEFL qualified gives you the skills needed to make your dream come true. Earn money while travelling the globe. Making money while teaching English is a great way to conserve your hard-earned savings and extend your globetrotting almost indefinitely. Why limit yourself to just a month or two backpacking when a TEFL certificate will allow you to spend quality time in each country you visit. Volunteer in some of the...  [Read more]

How Taking a TEFL Certification Course Has Improved My Online English Teaching - TEFL Blog


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences How Taking a TEFL Certification Course Has Improved My Online English Teaching When I was young, I dreamt about thousands of different jobs, but being an online English teacher was never one of them. However, I’ve had the opportunity to work with Chinese students ranging from 5 to 13 years old and it has been one of the best experiences of my life so far. How am I going to communicate with them? Am I ready to be a teacher? How will I transmit what I want to teach? These are some of the questions that went through my mind before accepting the job, but when I finally decided to take it and started to be an ESL teacher I knew I was doing what I love the most, transmitting knowledge. Table of Contents Starting at the bottom and...  [Read more]

Review From Tefl Student Vika - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Review from TEFL Student Vika   Vika is from the Ukraine but currently working as an EFL teacher in Turkey. She recently completed our TEFL/TESOL course and is proud to hold her certificate in hand. She recommends the course to anyone interested in teaching English abroad and feels a lot more confident in planning interactive lessons for her students in Turkey. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

Tefl Review For Online Tefl Course 25 - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


TEFL Review For Online TEFL Course   Amy is from South Africa and recently completed the 120-hour online TEFL/TESOL certification course with ITTT. On top of that she also took the certificate for teaching English to young learners. Both courses were beneficial and very well put together. She enjoyed working with her tutor and greatly benefited from her assistance. She thought the course was well put together and all units were linked and easy to comprehend. She is going to be teaching overseas in South Korea and is excited to live abroad. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

Rachel White Trainee - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Home / Location / Barcelona / Gallery Barcelona / Gallery Rachel White Trainee TEFL Gallery - Rachel White Trainee Follow Rachel and join our TEFL in-class course in Barcelona this year. She had the greatest time and is ready to start teaching abroad. With her internationally recognized certificate the world is her oyster. Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Certtesol - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


CertTESOL   CertTESOL: Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts This unit offers a clear review of past tenses. As for the present tenses, the way past tenses are explained is very schematic and helped me better understand how they are formed, all the grammar rules involved and when to use them. It made clear...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Celta - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


CELTA   CELTA: Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts In this unit,I learnt a lot on the importance of lesson planning. The examples given in the unit material is very useful to beginners in teaching. Having a basic understanding on how to plan lessons and information which should be included in the lesson...  [Read more]

What is TEFL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is TEFL? If you are bored with the everyday grind and want a new life that is full of travel and adventure, TEFL could be the perfect option for you. First you need to choose the right TEFL course to suit your situation and then work your way through the training. Once you have completed the course and you have your TEFL certificate in hand you will be ready to head overseas to start work as an English language teacher in the country of your choice. What does TEFL and TESOL stand for? These acronyms are used when referring to training courses that English language teachers undertake, as well as the certification they receive upon completion. TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language and TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. As these terms...  [Read more]

What TEFL qualification do I need? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What TEFL qualification do I need? TEFL and TESOL courses can be taken online, in-class or as a combined course (mixed online and in-class training). An internationally recognised TEFL qualification should contain at least 120 hours of externally validated study. Depending on the visa rules of the country that you would like to work in, a degree may also be necessary. More information about BA and MA TESOL programs can be seen on our Upgrade your Qualifications page. Online or onsite TEFL courses? There are some clear advantages to taking an in-class TEFL course. The main benefit comes from the observed teaching practice sessions and the confidence that is instilled in new teachers. Face-to-face instruction also gives the TEFL trainer more opportunity to impart their knowledge and guide...  [Read more]

Review From Tefl Student Roby Efl - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Review from TEFL Student Roby   Roby is from the United States and she just recently completed the 120-hour TEFL/TESOL course and is also enrolled in the certificate in teaching Business English. She enjoyed both courses a lot and it took her around two hours a night. She thinks the course units are very well organized and linked to each other. Moreover, she enjoys the post-course support she received from ITTT including job search, resume writing and interview preparation. She wants to live abroad in Japan and teach English there. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

Etiquette Africa ▷ Infographic - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Etiquette Africa Teaching English in Africa is a great way to put your newly acquired TEFL certificate to use and whichever country you may find yourself living and working in you can expect a truly rewarding experience. An important part of any preparations you make before travelling to a new country that you plan to make your home is finding out about the social customs that govern a particular society. Not only will this give you a better insight into the reason behind the many differences between your adopted country and home, it will also enable you to make better connections with your colleagues and new friends. In Egypt showing the soles of your feet is considered rude and you should avoid sitting with your legs crossed. When visiting a person's home it is polite to accept any...  [Read more]

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