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The Best Countries To Teach English Abroad In 2023

Finding a job teaching English abroad in 2023 should be on your to-do list – if it’s not already! But the question is: What are the best countries to teach English abroad in 2023?  If you’re interested in jobs teaching English abroad, no doubt you’ve been furiously googling top TEFL destinations and now you’re probably more confused than ...[Read More]

TEFL 2023: Is It Still Worth Doing?

If you can believe it, another year has come and gone. 2023 has rolled around while some of us are still trying to get our heads around 2022. As with any new year, we’re bursting with new year’s resolutions for ourselves in an attempt to better our lives. For some people, they are toying with the idea of turning over a completely new leaf...[Read More]

5 New Year Resolution Ideas For TEFL Teachers You Don’t Want To Forget

New Year, new you, right? If you’re the kind of person to make New Year resolutions then you’ve probably decided to exercise more, reduce your screen time, or be better with your budget. While we applaud you and hope that you accomplish whatever resolutions you made for yourself in your personal capacity, we’d like you to think about maki...[Read More]

5 English Books For Beginner Learners Of English

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” George R. R. Martin Reading has numerous benefits, we know this. Reading helps reduce stress, improves memory and concentration, and can even slow down mental disorders like Alzheimer’s. When it comes to language, reading increases your vocabula...[Read More]

What’s The Difference Between Teaching Teenagers Vs Young Learners?

As a teacher of English as a foreign language (or TEFL teacher), you will have a lot on your mind. When planning lessons, you need to consider the educational background of your learners, their nationalities, their first languages, their interests – and their ages. You might be wondering: what’s the difference between teaching teenagers v...[Read More]

Is TEFL Worth It: How Useful is a TEFL Qualification?

Teaching English as a foreign language abroad sounds like an exciting  opportunity. Who wouldn’t want to travel the world, earning money and making friends – or teaching online and living as a digital nomad? But a TEFL certificate costs time and money. Is TEFL worth it in the long run? How useful is a TEFL certificate? What is a TEFL cert...[Read More]

The Great Big Accent Debate: English Accents In The Classroom

You say po-tay-to, I say po-tah-to…English accents are a funny thing. When it comes to English accents in the classroom, there are a few different issues at play: What English accent should I use in the classroom when teaching English as a foreign language? What English accent should I teach my EFL students? How do English language learne...[Read More]

Can I Teach English In China If I Don’t Speak Chinese? Yes!

Can I teach English in China if I don’t speak Chinese? Yes! Do you speak English? Congratulations! You can train to be an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher!  How can I teach without speaking the local language is one of the most common questions we at The TEFL Academy get asked. It seems future TEFL teachers are especially conce...[Read More]

Self-Care and The TEFL Teacher: How To Avoid Teacher Burnout

Being an English as a foreign language (EFL) teacher is no walk in the park, we all know that. Being a TEFL teacher requires patience, dedication, hard work and stamina, there’s no doubt about that – even if you have done an internationally recognised TEFL course (like ours!). But not many people realise just how taxing this job can reall...[Read More]

Teaching Off the Beaten Track: 9 Alternative TEFL Destinations

Dreaming of teaching English abroad, but with a twist? Maybe you are considering teaching English abroad but you’d rather not teach in China or South Korea or Vietnam – and you’d prefer somewhere a bit more unusual. So which are the best alternative TEFL destinations to teach English abroad off the beaten track? As a teacher of English as...[Read More]

Self-Care and The TEFL Teacher: How To Avoid Teacher Burnout

Being an English as a foreign language (EFL) teacher is no walk in the park, we all know that. Being a TEFL teacher requires patience, dedication, hard work and stamina, there’s no doubt about that – even if you have done an internationally recognised TEFL course (like ours!). But not many people realise just how taxing this job can reall...[Read More]

Self-Care and The TEFL Teacher: How To Avoid Teacher Burnout

Being an English as a foreign language (EFL) teacher is no walk in the park, we all know that. Being a TEFL teacher requires patience, dedication, hard work and stamina, there’s no doubt about that – even if you have done an internationally recognised TEFL course (like ours!). But not many people realise just how taxing this job can reall...[Read More]

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