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How do you get into TEFL?

By In this article from our guest authors selection the TEFL Training World website discusses how you should go about getting started in the profession: TEFL? TEFL – what does it mean? TEFL simply means Teaching English as a … Continue reading

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Will TEFL Survive the 21st Century?

After receiving a stunning 61 replies both here and over on the forum, the ‘Will TEFL Survive the 21st Century’ poll is now closed. I have to admit I was a little surprised at how many of you answered in … Continue reading

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Call for submissions: Issue 2 of Horizons Journal

The second issue of the astoundingly popular Horizons Journal will be published in the first week of December, so if you feel like contributing now’s the time to get writing. If you’re not sure what sort of things we’re looking … Continue reading

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To Improve English Teaching in Korea

There’s a thought provoking article by Rafael Sabio in a recent online edition of the Korean Times in which he details how he feels the English education system can be improved. Here are some of his comments: One way in … Continue reading

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A Typical Day in Shanghai

I’ve never visited China, let alone considered teaching there, so, as ever, it’s great to see a video clip like this to get an idea of what it’s like: I’d love to hear from anyone in Shanghai who has anything … Continue reading

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Take a break! Teach English! It’s Easy!

Wouldn’t it be nice if it were oh so this easy? Julian Worricker, British journalist and BBC broadcaster, has decided it would be jolly nice to take a few months off from his serious job and have a lovely little … Continue reading

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Notes from the TEFL Graveyard: TEFL in Brazil

It’s quite a humbling feeling reading someone else talking about your blog, especially when that person says things as nice as what I’ve just read about ELT World on Notes from the TEFL Graveyard, a blog which is quickly becoming a must read for me. Anyone stuck in our profession will quickly … Continue reading

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Five jobs that let you see the world

The CNN website recently published a list of five jobs that are great for getting out there and seeing the world.Finding a career that allows you to travel is not always an easy task, but if you’re a college grad … Continue reading

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Brazil: Finding the Money to Find a Job

Matthew Ward recently discussed the trials and tribulations of finding legal work in Brazil at the website. It makes for interesting reading: Brazil: Finding the Money to Find a Job Part 1 One of the hardest lessons many of … Continue reading

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Teach English Abroad: Good advice for all

If you’re thinking about become an English teacher, a great place to start researching is at the Teaching English Abroad website. On the website, you can easily access information relating to TEFL Certificates, the myths & realities of teaching abroad, … Continue reading

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