The benefits of teaching ESL in Japan

Teaching ESL by Flickr CC Rex Pe

There are many benefits of teaching ESL to Japanese children and adults. The most obvious is of course the sheer satisfaction that comes from this type of work. The students are always very welcoming and excited to have a native speaker in their classrooms and teachers can expect to learn a lot about their students, [...]

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Should you complete your TESL online?

Teaching English Abroad by Flickr CC Frontierofficial

If you are like most people, you must work a full-time job while completing your TEFL or TESL certificate. You just can’t pay for food, lodging, the course and any airline fees associated with obtaining this certificate. However, you still dream of travelling overseas and teaching foreign students. So, what is there to do? Online [...]

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Dealing With Culture Shock Overseas

Language Teaching by Flickr CC Jirka Matousek

Moving overseas is a big step for anyone; especially teachers. Culture shock affects everyone when making an overseas move; however, there are things you can do that will help such as obtaining several travel guides. Travel guides can give you helpful information on religion, food, the country’s history and the landscape of the country. Travel [...]

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Why you should consider teaching in Saudi Arabia

Teach Abroad by Flickr CC University of Exeter

Teaching English abroad offers opportunities for adventure, discovery, and new ways of experiencing the world. Depending on the location, it may also provide excellent opportunities to save money, gain international teaching experience, learn about distant cultures, and gain knowledge of other languages. While many ESL positions are based in countries throughout the orient, most seeking [...]

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How to Find a Teaching Job Overseas?

Teaching Abroad by Flickr CC

To teach abroad you are required to get certified by completing and passing the (TESOL) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages course. There are two choices to enroll into this course, which is on-line or sitting in a class with others. If you decide to attend the on-line course, they typically will cost [...]

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Earning your TEFL or CELTA

Teaching by Flickr CC US Army Africa

The main purpose of taking a TEFL course is to help individuals acquire the ability and authority to teach English, especially overseas. Schools and learning centers in other countries usually require teachers to have a bachelor’s degree and a TEFL certificate in order to teach English to their students. If you plan to become an [...]

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How to get a job teaching English overseas

Teach and Learn by Flickr CC Carrie Kellenberger

Teaching English abroad is a great way to travel and see the world after college but where to begin? The following are steps you can take to reaching your goal of moving abroad and teaching English. First, you will need a Bachelor’s degree and to receive a certification. Typically the certification is Teaching English to [...]

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4 Reasons Why You Should Teach English in South Korea

South Korea School by Flickr CC USAG- Humphreys

Teaching English is South Korea might not seem like something you would think would be in high demand, but the fact is that over 25,000 people each year are helping locals to learn the English language. Here are four reasons you should consider teaching English in South Korea. The South Korean Culture When you pack [...]

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