Category Archives: TESOL

Russia: Kicked out of school?

Moscow’s City Duma has suggested an amendment to a new law that would require all teachers to apply for work permits… in addition to the work visas which currently allow them to teach here. Also, according to the amendment’s author, … Continue reading

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Successes and Challenges in Meeting the Needs of Young Learners

The TESOL Online Discussions on Key Issues in ELT series is currently raising the issue of ‘Successes and Challenges in Meeting the Needs of Young Learners’. The rapid growth of English language learning worldwide has created opportunities as well as … 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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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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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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Australia: Juggling Work, Travel and Play

One of the most popular and destinations for new TEFL teachers from the UK is Australia, for obvious reasons. In an article over on the Australia & New Zealand blog, originally published in the OneStopEnglish online magazine, Steve White describes … Continue reading

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Argentina: teaching English in a public school

South America is the one continent that has so far eluded me. I’m full of admiration for anyone who choses to go and teach English there. In this description of her teaching experiences, originally published in full at the OneStopEnglish … Continue reading

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Valuable advice from TEFL Daddy

We’re in a fairly unique position as English teachers in that in many cases we take jobs in different parts of the world without knowing a great deal about our prospective employers. Too often, sadly, this can end in disaster. … Continue reading

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How not to hate the natives by Alex Case

Living in foreign countries for extended periods of time, we’re bound to come up against aspects of other cultures which go beyond merely irritating us. For example, I’m constantly baffled as to how no one out of the estimated 15 … Continue reading

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