Teaching English as a Foreign Language

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How to Teach English as a Foreign Language
Learning the English language is often the key to prosperity for Asians, Africans and many other peoples around the World. Simply being born in Sheffield, Sydney or Syracuse is often enough to secure a job abroad. Add a degree and a TEFL qualification and the World is your oyster, my friend.

TEFL & Culture in Germany
For those who are interested in Teaching English as a Foreign Language yet aren't ready to commit a grand to gaining a certificate, the Comenius Language Assistant scheme is a great opportunity to pick up skills and experience. So says Becca Elliot who worked in Bochum as a teaching assistant in a school for disabled children.

Spurning the local supermarket for the North Sea coast, Kate Jones contacted the Central Bureau to become A Language Assistant in Germany

If you're after an easy life, don't bother going to Korea, says David Cox. But if you're prepared for a bit of character building, read his Ins and Outs of Working for a Private Institute in Seoul

Land of the Morning Calm: Teaching English in Korea
In recent years Korea has seen an increase in the demand for native English speakers to work as conversation instructors in universities and private language schools. Accordingly thousands of new teachers are flocking to Korea and the ex-pat community is swelling considerably. Want to get a piece of the action? Jonathan Adams tells what you need to know.

Why Work in Another Country
How to make friends and influence people 5,000 miles from home. American Lee Maiwald, and his wife, did just that through a Fulbright Exchange to England.

other articles & resources

Teaching English posts in The Working Traveller including...
WorldWideWorker: Jonny Blair, Teaching English in Hong Kong and Other Jobs Abroad
¡Pelead en Inglés, POR FAVOR!
Work Abroad at English Language Summer Camps
3 English Teaching Assistant Programmes Abroad
6 Reasons to Work Abroad Before You Die
James Benge’s TEFL Torment

Blogger's Guides to Teaching English Abroad
Bloggers write about their experiences teaching English around the world.

Teaching & TEFL Jobs in the Jobs Abroad Bulletin
The latest jobs added to our boards.

Directory > Teaching English Links
Information and resources for career English teachers and travellers interested in teaching English as a Foreign Language, plus large links to EFL schools and recruiters.

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