William-Harper

I have been traveling and teaching ESL abroad ever since I graduated university. This life choice has taken me around the world and allowed me to experience cultures and meet people that I did not know existed.

How to Find a TEFL Job When You Graduate

Want to know how to find your dream TEFL role once you have your qualification? Then read on! Your TEFL qualification opens doors to fabulous teaching opportunities online and around the world. But how do you find that all important first job after you graduate? Well, we’ve got your back! TEFL teacher Audrey, from the USA,  joined i-to-i’s TEFL jobs guru Jordan live on Facebook to share her expert...[Read More]

Congrats to Osama to completing our TEFL course

Osama has just successfully completed our TEFL course. Way to go! Here is what he has to say about get TEFL: “In the beginning, I thought this course was going to be really hard but after I started the course, I really enjoyed it. During this course, I studied more and learnt more about English. It’s really helpful. I’ve learned new ways to become a better teacher and new ways to plan ...[Read More]

How to Teach Abroad Without A Degree

Want to know how to teach abroad without a degree? Then you’ve come to the right place! Here you are! You are FINALLY ready to make the jump, buy the plane ticket, and start a new life overseas… But there is one thing stopping you, A DEGREE. In this day and age we are meant to think that you can’t get a good job without a degree. Well, I’m here to tell you, that’s just not true anymore! I have bee...[Read More]

5 English Novels For Intermediate Learners

The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything is 42. Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Reading is a not-so-secret educational weapon. Reading stimulates a number of different areas of the brain, engaging the mind and improving focus and concentration. Reading broadens your horizons by exposing you to different opinions and ways of life. This promotes em...[Read More]

Benefits of online learning

The world rushed online during COVID-19, accelerating the existing drift towards our lives becoming increasingly virtual. It is now entirely normal to go shopping, do our banking, play games, and even socialise online.  The same is true for learning online, with hundreds of thousands of options now available, ranging from free to expensive and one-minute videos to entire university degrees.   The ...[Read More]

Teaching English in a Remote Thai Town

  TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF MICHAEL! WE’D LOVE TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR BACKGROUND, WHAT DREW YOU TO TEACHING ABROAD, AND MORE. My name is Michael, I’m 26 years old and I am happy I decided to teach English abroad. I was born in Manchester and moved to Ireland when I was 11 years old. I’ve lived in Dublin for most of my life and soon came to realize that moving to a new country can help with your personal ...[Read More]

Should I be a TEFL teacher?

Have you heard that saying: “Those who can’t do, teach”? Well, that’s totally bonkers! And whoever came up with that phrase had obviously never met a teacher! Far from being “those who can’t”, teachers are some of the most capable people in the world, with a vast array of skills and knowledge at their disposal, and a lot of responsibility on their shoulders. Think about it – if we didn’t have teac...[Read More]

How To Get a Teaching Job With No Experience

Teaching English as a Foreign Language can be a very forgiving industry. While some countries and companies may have strict requirements to work for them, there are so many options out there. Most options don’t require that you be perfect, especially at first. Don’t have a degree? No problem. English is not your first language? Whatever. You don’t have much experience? Welcome aboard! If you’re wo...[Read More]

How to Make Your TEFL Universal

Let’s start from the beginning. What do we actually mean by ‘how to make your TEFL universal’? Well, we’re referring to your TEFL qualification and your TEFL skills, and how you make these respected and admired by TEFL employers and students around the world. Something that is definitely necessary if you want to land your perfect TEFL role and live your TEFL dreams! So, where do you start? We’ve n...[Read More]

When Is The Best Time To Apply For TEFL Jobs?

If you’re thinking of doing a Teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) course (as you should!), you have probably realised what a big commitment this could be. After all, you might be thinking of packing your life up and setting off on an adventure across the globe! To take such a big step requires careful thought and consideration. After all, many people give up their jobs in order to become TE...[Read More]

The Top 10 Qualities of a Great TEFL Teacher

We always hear about that “amazing teacher”. The one that inspired you to become a brain surgeon or to save the planet or to write a novel or, just maybe, to try your hand at teaching yourself. Think Mr. Keating from Dead Poet’s Society; Dumbledore from Harry Potter; Miss Honey from Matilda. But what are those fundamental qualities that make these teachers so great? Drawing on our three decades of...[Read More]

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