How Can I Teach English Overseas

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Tefl reviews - English Grammar Future Perfect Continuous Teaching Ideas Teach English Overseas - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT The future perfect continuous is not used a lot in everyday English usage. However, it does come up in when your EFL students get more advanced and if you plan to teach English overseas it is important to have an understanding of the less frequently used tenses. As the future perfect continuous is not often used it can be a struggle to think up teaching ideas for it. The trainer in this video shows us one idea that can be used for the tense. For this activity the students conduct a survey to find out how long someone will have been doing something by a certain point in the future. For example: Student A: How long will you have been learning English by the end of next month? Student B: I will have been learning English for three years. To find a...  [Read more]

Can I teach English abroad if I have an unrelated degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Yes, you can definitely teach English abroad even if you have an unrelated degree. Many countries and language schools only require that you have a bachelor's degree in any field to be eligible for teaching positions. While having a degree in English, Linguistics, or Education can be beneficial, it is not always a strict requirement. Having a degree in a different field can even be seen as an advantage in some cases as it shows diversity and a well-rounded skill set. Employers often look for qualities such as fluency in English, cultural sensitivity, adaptability, and teaching experience rather than a specific degree. When applying for English teaching positions abroad with an unrelated degree, it's essential to highlight any relevant experience you have, such as tutoring, teaching...  [Read more]

TESOL Certification - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

The first steps on the journey towards a career in teaching English abroad is by training for and receiving TESOL certification. Employers all over the world will require you to have this, or a similar qualification that must be internationally recognized. The qualification must usually include either an online course of 100-hours or more, which covers all areas of teaching including what to expect and plan for in a classroom; a combined course with 120 hours of training, including 6-hours of teaching practice; or a 120-hour in-class course which includes 6 hours of teaching practice. We have ensured that all of our TESOL certification courses follow and attempt to exceed the criteria generally set out by employers and TESOL organizations all over the world. The following criteria should...  [Read more]

Where is it easiest to teach English? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Due to the ever-increasing popularity of English as a second language, there are dozens of great options when it comes to picking a destination for teaching abroad. There are popular destinations on every continent (maybe not Antartica), where jobs are widespread and the quality of life you can expect as a teacher is above the local average. However, there are some places that are easier to get set up in than others. We have looked at a wide range of criteria such as job availability, the visa process, average income compared to average outgoings, how welcome you will feel on arrival, and even the local cuisine, to come up with the following list of great destinations for teaching English abroad. To provide a range of options we have limited it to one country per region. There are...  [Read more]

Do I need a passport to teach English abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

If you want to teach English in any country outside of your own, you are certain to need a valid passport. In most cases, you will need at least six months left on your passport to gain entry to a foreign country so it is essential that you check it before you plan to leave. To make sure you have no hassles while overseas, we highly recommend that you have a passport with at least two years validity. If you have any doubts regarding entry regulations you should contact the relevant embassy or visit the immigrartion website of your host country. From within the U.S. you can apply via the State Department's web page. From outside the country, you should contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. British citizens should visit the U.K. Government's Services website for full details...  [Read more]

What qualities does an educator need to teach ESL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Across the world there are millions of people working as teachers in a wide variety of environments, all of which require certain knowledge, skills, and personal qualities to be successful. This is certainly the case when it comes to teaching English to non-native speakers. Many teachers fail to provide the high level of instruction that their students deserve for a wide range of different reasons, such as not listening to feedback, being overly strict, or simply not having the enthusiasm required. But what are the qualities that are most important for an ESL teacher if we want to produce the best results for all our students? Communication is certainly key in any teaching environment, but when teaching a foreign language it is even more crucial as the teacher often doesn’t speak...  [Read more]

TESOL: How long? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

As TESOL courses come in a range of different shapes and sizes, the answer to this common question will vary depending on the one you choose. In order to meet the needs of all our trainees, ITTT has developed a set of unique courses that should cover every situation. As you will see below, each individual TESOL course has its own contents of study and its own overall timescale. If you are looking for the quickest turnaround when it comes to your TESOL certification, a short-format, introductory online course might be the way to go. At ITTT we have a 60-hour TESOL course that provides our fastest and most convenient route towards TESOL certification, although this option does come with caveats. Around the world many employers will expect their job applicants to have completed a...  [Read more]

ITTT's Top TESOL Course Awards

  After working hard for many years to ensure that our products and services are at the very top of the TESOL tree, it is always extremely gratifying to receive official recognition from respected organizations within the ESL world. Over the years we have been lucky enough to receive many different awards from various independent bodies and some of the most recent have been particularly special to us. In 2018 we were honored to be awarded Top TEFL Certification Organization by GoAbroad, who are one of the largest and most respected providers of overseas experiences online. The very next year we also received their award for Top Rated TEFL Organization 2019. Go Overseas is another large name in the online world of travel and adventure providers, so it was with great pride that we...  [Read more]

What can I do after teaching English abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Although some people grow to love the lifestyle of an ESL teacher so much that they never return to work in their home country, the majority will head home at some stage. In many cases this can be an unsettling experience as you are no longer the same person that left home in the first place. So many things can feel strange, from the everyday language and time zone, to the climate and cuisine. One way to tackle this reverse culture shock is to find a job that allows you to use the new skills and knowledge that teaching English abroad has given you. The obvious answer might be to simply carry on working as an ESL teacher. Most cities will have language schools and community colleges that provide English lessons to a range of clients, whether it is foreign students, immigrants, or...  [Read more]

Do qualified teachers need a TESOL certification? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

There are many reasons why fully certified teachers decide to leave their home country to teach overseas. It can often be difficult for newly qualified teachers to find a suitable job and teaching abroad is a great way to gain valuable classroom experience. More experienced teachers often feel like they need a new challenge and teaching in a new country can certainly provide that. Whatever the reason, the teaching profession is unique as it offers you the chance to develop your skills and knowledge and increase your experience and employability, while travelling and exploring the world. If you start searching online for English teaching jobs around the world you will quickly see that many employers expect their job applicants to possess a TESOL certificate. This applies to all...  [Read more]

Why is TESOL important? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. It is also the name of the course and subsequent qualification that teachers need in order to apply for ESL teaching jobs around the world. With a TESOL certificate in your back pocket you will be eligible for a wide range of different jobs that will allow you to live and work wherever you choose. It will also give you the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in this unique teaching environment. There are many reasons why TESOL is important to both the teacher and their students and here we look at just a few. A TESOL certificate is widely regarded as the entry point for ESL teaching jobs all over the world, which is the main reason why it is important for potential teachers. In years gone by it was often possible to...  [Read more]

Can couples or friends teach English abroad together? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

It is not uncommon to find friends or couples enjoying the shared experience of living and working abroad as ESL teachers. Despite this, there are still a few things that you will both need to consider before you jump on the next plane. The most important thing to consider if you plan to head overseas to teach with a friend or partner, is that you need to choose a destination where you both have a realistic chance of securing a suitable job. Many people dream of relaxing in a hammock under the palm trees between lessons, but the limited number of jobs in these locations might make it difficult for both of you to earn a good income. In contrast, big cities in most parts of the world generally have a high demand for ESL teachers, which means that finding good jobs should be relatively...  [Read more]

What should I pack for teaching English abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

While preparing for your overseas TESOL adventure you will probably have plenty of things to think about and organize including travel arrangements, visas, vaccinations, and a leaving party or two. Even if the only thing you have to do is pack your bags, you still need to decide what to take with you and what to leave behind. Despite the fact that most people now own a mobile phone with a built-in camera, you might still want to consider investing in a separate, high-quality camera. Mobile phones are reliant on their battery life which can often be quite short if you are away from a powerpoint and taking a lot of pictures. It is worth remembering that during your time away you are likely to do plenty of exploring, often in areas that are short on mobile charging stations. One...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - English Grammar Future Continuous Teaching Ideas Teaching English Overseas - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT ITTT's online TEFL/TESOL courses are designed to help anyone thinking of teaching English overseas. On them you will learn teaching methodologies, important parts of English grammar and ideas of how to teach this grammar to your students. This video looks at one idea for the future continuous tense. For this activity students are each given a planner filled with different activities on different dates. The planners are rigged so that there is only one day when the students are both free. They have to interview each other to find out which day they are both free. To find out more about how you can become qualified and suitably prepared for teaching English overseas click the link above. Are you ready to live and teach abroad? Click here and get...  [Read more]

Should I take my TESOL course before I head overseas to teach? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Many people decide that an in-class TESOL certification course is the best way to prepare for life in a foreign classroom, however, is it best to take it within your home country or once you arrive at your ultimate teaching destination? Either choice has its pros and cons, but on this page we focus on the reasons why taking a TESOL course before you leave home might be the best option for you. If you are planning to head to one of the most popular teaching destinations there is a good chance that you can secure a job before you get on the plane. In areas where demand for teachers is particularly high, employers routinely advertise vacant positions online via job boards and recruitment companies. If your application is successful you will typically have an interview over a webcam...  [Read more]

Does TESOL get you a job? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Do you want to teach English, but are not sure if a TESOL certificate will be enough to get you where you want to go? The good news is, most countries do not require a teaching license to teach English, a TESOL certificate is usually enough. In some cases, a bachelor's degree might also be a requirement, but there are many places where this is not an issue. With a quality TESOL certificate from ITTT, you will be able to get ESL teaching jobs in most places around the world. While year-long training and a teaching license is typically required to become a standard teacher in most countries, it is incredibly easy to become a teacher for English as a foreign language in many countries around the world. With a TESOL certificate you can start a career in teaching English in many places,...  [Read more]

How will I make friends while teaching English abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

Most people who choose to teach English abroad will feel a certain amount of anxiety about the prospect of moving somewhere where they have no friends or family. However, the reality is that the vast majority of teachers soon get over their initial concerns once they are settled into their new environment. It is unlikely that you will be the only foreign teacher in your school or wider neighborhood and you are almost certain to meet a range of local people in the community who are keen to welcome you and make you feel at home. Your new workplace is one area where you are sure to meet like minded people. Most schools employ more than one foreign teacher so the chances are there will be other people at your new school who are in the same boat as you. Also, any teachers who have been at...  [Read more]

Can I teach in the USA with a TESOL certificate? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

The USA has long been a destination of choice for immigrants, migrant workers, business professionals, and international students from every imaginable corner of the world. While all these different groups have their own reasons for choosing the U.S., one thing is generally the same among them all, i.e, the need to improve their English. Whether it is just a short-term visit or something more permanent, the countless numbers of new arrivals means there are always plenty of opportunities for TESOL qualified teachers in cities and towns across the country. One thing it is important to know is that a university degree is typically required if you want to teach English in the USA. If you want to teach within the public school system, you will most likely also require a state teaching...  [Read more]

EFL, ESL, TESOL Jobs - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TESOL Job Prospects for Teaching English Abroad

Because of the ever-increasing demand throughout the world for knowledge of, and ability to use the English language, TESOL jobs overseas and prospects generally for graduates of our courses are excellent. Teaching opportunities are available in locations all over the world for those with an internationally recognized TESOL certificate. A wide variety of TESOL jobs overseas include placements in such areas as language schools, public schools, kindergartens, colleges, universities, businesses and companies, hospitals, tourism as well as private tutoring and voluntary work. International TEFL and TESOL Training will guide and help you throughout the process of obtaining a suitable TESOL Job overseas. Our service extends, but is not limited, to the following: Details relating to terms and...  [Read more]

Can I teach ESL at an international school? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL

When it comes to teaching English overseas many people imagine it always involves teaching in rundown inner city schools or backwater villages with few resources. However, while there are plenty of jobs like that out there, there are other options that are far from this scenario. International schools aimed at wealthy locals and expat children are one such option. Here you will find teaching jobs located in a modern environment where resources and facilities are typically top class. If you have not yet looked into teaching in an international school environment, take a look at the following reasons why you really should. Unlike most ESL teaching jobs that are aimed at local students and involve teaching English at typically low levels, international schools actually teach most of...  [Read more]

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