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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]

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]

Level 5 TEFL Course Versus a 120 hour TEFL Certification

Starting out in the TEFL world can be overwhelming. This is simply because of the amount of variables and questions there are before you even start. Will I even enjoy teaching? Which country should I teach in? Or should I teach online? Should I teach at a primary or a high school? Which TEFL provider should I choose? Also, don’t forget should I enroll in a 120 hour course or a level 5 TEFL course?...[Read More]

Can I be a TEFL Teacher if English isn’t my First Language?

This Can I be a TEFL teacher if English is not my first language? If I had a penny for each time I heard this question… I could fly you out myself because the answer is yes! You absolutely can teach English abroad despite English not being your first language.  Of course, there is a short answer and a long answer, as there is with any other question. We’re already off to a good start with a ‘yes’ ...[Read More]

What the best TEFL providers will have

If you are on the hunt for the best TEFL provider, you need to search for these key factors. There are countless options available on the market now but choosing the best provider for you should be a key goal in achieving success. Nowadays, the internet is riddled with scams and dangerous websites, making it increasingly difficult to find an authentic and reliable TEFL provider. It seems that TEFL...[Read More]

Interview with a TEFL Teacher in Africa

Tell us about yourself, Daveon! We’d love to know about your background, what drew you to teaching abroad, and more. My name is Daveon Angel Davenport, born and raised in Stockton, California, and I am currently 21 years old. I graduated from Concordia University Portland with two Bachelors; Bachelor of Art in English Language and Literature, and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and ...[Read More]

How to Earn $100 per hour as a Freelance ESL Teacher

Whether you are already a freelance ESL teacher with years of experience on your back, or you are just peering your head inside the Pandora’s Box that is TEFL, this article is written for you. We know that the past two or three years have been tough on everyone – losing jobs and struggling with mental health. Many people turned to finding jobs online, which they could mould around their schedule a...[Read More]

Where Can TEFL Take Me?

Recently, we hosted a webinar to discuss the topic and question we get asked almost daily: “Where can TEFL take me?”. Our outstanding managing director, Rosie, teamed up with a couple of our diligent Academic Assessors, Jacob, Rachel and Luke, to discuss the question. Throughout this webinar, the gang answer some questions from the live viewers and discuss various topics from the differences betwe...[Read More]

International TEFL Travel Updates

The Past Two Years Travels for the past two years were very limited, which has been devastating for the TEFL and travel community. Many of us had to resort to solely teaching online, which limited the true experience of teaching. Working from home was a challenge, but now that restrictions are beginning to ease, we are excited to get back out exploring and meeting new people once again. Many plans...[Read More]

Internships in Shanghai, China with Giraffe Inspire

After an extensive two years, China has finally announced the reopening of its borders to foreign workers. At long last, TEFL teachers can apply to teach in places, such as Shanghai, again. In this blog and YouTube video, we will introduce you to a TEFL teacher who now works for an English teaching company that is based in Taiwan and China. Check out the video below where our Managing Director, Ro...[Read More]

Improve Your Chances in TEFL as a Non-Native English Speaker

While TEFL sounds like it caters to a niche demographic, you’ll meet teachers of many walks of life. Teachers who left their home jobs to seek a temporary adventure. Those who not only want to travel abroad but to live abroad. People who had always planned to become teachers. In the TEFL industry, you’ll meet people from many occupational and academic fields. And while you obviously have to be abl...[Read More]

Interview of our TEFL teacher in Hong Kong

In this interview:   If you are interested in teaching English in Hong Kong, or just curious to know how life is there, you are going to love this article. You might have a lot of things in your head when you think about this city, and today we are going to show you what it is like to be a TEFL teacher there. Meet Michael, a TEFL teacher currently working in Hong Kong. He kindly accepted to answer...[Read More]

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