What is TEFL?
Why do people TEFL?
What’s the deal? For people who ask What is TEFL? – it means Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Tens of thousands of people teach English as a foreign language around the world. The great majority of teachers are in China, Korea, Thailand and Japan. Great destinations! Exotic cultures, beautiful stunning places that are greater than your imagination!
Can YOU really see and experience the world with TEFL? You bet! All you really need is the ability to speak English fluently. There are lots of jobs for people without degrees in Thailand and Latin America. People with a bachelor’s degree can teach pretty much everywhere. Even non-native speakers of English have good options available to them.
Teaching English around the world is a great way to:
** Make new friends
** Change your life
** Experience different peoples and cultures
** See and know and understand the world
** Learn all those things they never taught you in school.
** Save some real money when teaching in countries like China, Japan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Korea and more. That’s money for travel or to pay student loans or to save or all three!
How do you get started? Get your TEFL training here. The most important part is to learn HOW to teach English. There is a specific method for teaching English as a foreign language and while it is not rocket science, you should learn the proper way. TEFL Educator has an excellent program that is recognized around the world and has helped many people get their start overseas.
Do you need to be a genius or English expert to do this job? No! We will teach you the basics. You already know English well and you know pretty much what is correct and what is not, but often new teachers don’t know how to explain why or why not. Our courses will help you do that. And to know good TEFL methodology so you will know that you are really helping the students in your classes.
Do you need to know the language in the country where you teach? No. The school is hiring you to teach and speak English. You students will usually already have some good basic English skills. 99% of schools will want you to teach ONLY in English.
How to learn how to do this? Get a free copy of our How to Teach English Overseas ebook. Among the free ebooks we have are also ebooks on How to Conduct an Effective Job Search and How to Survive and Thrive Overseas. Here on our website we have free jobs information and we have even set up a few recruiters to help you find your first job. We have TEFL Country Guides that will give you an overview of specific countries or regions with good jobs.
If you decide to take one of our online TEFL training courses, we offer free tutoring with the courses via Skype, chat or email and the courses include ten podcasts and 15 videos that help you learn what teaching is all about. We also offer teaching practice to help you get a real feel for TEFL. And, best of all, we offer a TEFL Job Guarantee. If you don’t land a job, you get your money back. Yeah, TEFL is that easy!
What is TEFL? Now you know!
What is TEFL?