TESOL - FAQs

Here at ITTT, we will do all we can to ensure your entire TESOL training experience is as straightforward and rewarding as possible. If you have any questions regarding our courses, please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section below.

Our FAQ section should clear up most of your queries but if you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by submitting them via the form provided at the bottom of this page.


  • What does TESOL mean?

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    What does TESOL mean?

    The acronym TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. The term is commonly used when referring to certification courses that provide the skills necessary to teach the English language to non-native speakers in your own country or abroad.

  • What is the difference between TESOL and TEFL?

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    What is the difference between TESOL and TEFL?

    TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. TESOL is typically more common in North America and TEFL is more common in the UK, although these two acronyms are very often used interchangeably.

  • Do I need a TESOL certificate to teach abroad?

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    Do I need a TESOL certificate to teach abroad?

    While it is possible to find teaching jobs abroad without any qualifications, your chances of finding a good quality job are greatly enhanced by completing a TESOL course. In many countries it is an official requirement and where it is not many employers will just assume you lack the skills necessary to be a good teacher.

  • What is an ESL teacher?

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    What is an ESL teacher?

    ESL teacher is a phrase that can be used to describe a variety of scenarios as this field of education covers a broad spectrum of environments and students. However, whatever the specific scenario, the common purpose of all ESL teachers is to teach non-native speakers to speak and write the English language.

  • Do TESOL teachers need a second language?

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    Do TESOL teachers need a second language?

    Although having some understanding of the local language might be a bonus when teaching English overseas, it has very little bearing on your ability to be an effective teacher. All ITTT TESOL certification courses are based on the idea that the teacher and students only use English in the classroom.

  • Are there any age limits for TESOL teaching?

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    Are there any age limits for TESOL teaching?

    One of the great things about teaching English abroad is that it is available to virtually all age groups. Whether you are 21 or 61, if you are open to new ideas and keen to pass on your knowledge in a classroom environment, your age should not stand in your way of success.

  • Do I need a degree to teach English abroad?

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    Do I need a degree to teach English abroad?

    Although some countries require teachers to have a degree in order to obtain the required work visa or permit, there are as many others that have no such restrictions. The bottom line is, you do not need a degree to teach English abroad.

  • Do TESOL Certificates Expire?

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    Do TESOL Certificates Expire?

    TESOL certificates do not expire, they are valid for life. For as long as you pursue a career as an English language teacher, you can use your certificate as proof that you have completed a training course that covered a range of relevant topics including English grammar, lesson planning and classroom management.

  • Can I teach English abroad without any teaching experience?

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    Can I teach English abroad without any teaching experience?

    Some employers around the world only take on teachers with previous classroom experience, however, as demand is so high in many areas first time teachers still have plenty of options open to them. As long as you have completed a TESOL course you should have little problem getting your teaching career started.

  • Can I learn a foreign language while teaching English abroad?

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    Can I learn a foreign language while teaching English abroad?

    One of the many benefits of teaching English abroad is the opportunity to learn another language. The simple fact that you are surrounded by a new language on a daily basis will not only help you to learn it more quickly, but also help you to settle into your new environment.

  • Is it safe for single women to teach English abroad?

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    Is it safe for single women to teach English abroad?

    As long as you do plenty of research before departure and use some common sense once you arrive, there is no reason why anyone should have any problems with personal safety while teaching English abroad. This applies whatever your gender.

  • Can I teach English abroad if I have children?

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    Can I teach English abroad if I have children?

    Yes, many people with children happily teach English abroad in countries around the world. However, it is essential that you do plenty of research in advance to make sure you choose a destination that is right for both you and your family.

  • How will I make friends while teaching English abroad?

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    How will I make friends while teaching English abroad?

    For anyone heading overseas to teach English for the first time, it is perfectly normal to initially feel a little homesick. However, most people quickly find their feet and develop a network of friends and co-workers from the local community and other countries.

  • What is the difference between TEFL, TESOL and CELTA?

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    What is the difference between TEFL, TESOL and CELTA?

    Even the quickest bit of research into teaching English abroad will introduce you to the acronyms TEFL, TESOL and CELTA. Basically, these are three versions of the qualification that most employers expect teachers to possess when applying for jobs in schools or language centers around the world.

  • Are TESOL teachers in demand?

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    Are TESOL teachers in demand?

    Every year the number of people learning English as a second language around the world grows considerably and this trend shows no signs of changing in the coming years. Due to this continuous growth the demand for TESOL qualified teachers remains high in most parts of the world.

  • Is TESOL a good career choice?

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    Is TESOL a good career choice?

    Many people consider that teaching English abroad is something that young people do for a short period of time before heading home to start a normal life and career. While this is true for some people, many others actually turn it into a long-term career.

  • Do qualified teachers need a TESOL certification?

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    Do qualified teachers need a TESOL certification?

    Every year hundreds of fully qualified teachers head overseas to teach English as a foreign/second language and they are often surprised to find that many of the top jobs require teachers to possess a TESOL qualification. The truth is there are very real differences between teaching in your home country and teaching abroad which is why a TESOL certification is generally required.

  • Are there any age restrictions when teaching English in Asia?

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    Are there any age restrictions when teaching English in Asia?

    Although it is the most popular region for TESOL qualified teachers, there are some countries in Asia that have certain restrictions that might limit where you can live and work. One area that is sometimes restricted is the age of a teacher.

  • What should I pack for teaching English abroad?

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    What should I pack for teaching English abroad?

    In the run up to your departure date for teaching English abroad you are certain to have many things to think about, including what you need to pack and what is best left at home.

  • Will I lose touch with family and friends while teaching English abroad?

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    Will I lose touch with family and friends while teaching English abroad?

    Most people who decide to teach English abroad will have a few initial concerns before they set off and one of these is often about staying in contact with the people you care about back home. To ensure you maintain important relationships while you are away, there are a few things you should consider.

  • Do I need a TESOL certificate to teach English online?

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    Do I need a TESOL certificate to teach English online?

    Technically it is still possible to teach English online without any teaching qualifications. However, the vast majority of employers who offer good working conditions now expect their potential teachers to have completed a high-quality TESOL certification course.

  • Can I teach English online without any teaching experience?

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    Can I teach English online without any teaching experience?

    Due to high demand, most jobs teaching English online do not require any previous classroom experience. However, once you have got some experience behind you, you should find that you can earn a higher rate of pay than when you first started out. All you really need to get going is a TESOL qualification that provides all the skills and knowledge needed in the world of virtual language teaching.

  • Are online English teachers in demand?

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    Are online English teachers in demand?

    The demand for TESOL qualified online English teachers is very high and it is increasing at a rapid rate. As the availability of high-speed internet widens and the need for English language skills continues to grow round the world, the high demand for online teachers is set to grow year after year.

  • How do I choose a TESOL course?

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    How do I choose a TESOL course?

    The key to choosing the right TESOL course for you is research. You should check that the course provider has been in operation for a reasonable time and that they are respected within the teaching community. You should also be aware of the specific qualifications expected by employers and those required to gain work permits or visas in your country of choice.

  • Should I take a TESOL course online or in a classroom?

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    Should I take a TESOL course online or in a classroom?

    Either option will provide a good start to your ESL teaching career, although there are a few differences to consider. How do you prefer to study? Can you attend a training center for four weeks? How much can you afford to spend on a course? All these questions will have a bearing on your decision.

  • How long does a TESOL course take?

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    How long does a TESOL course take?

    ITTT provides a range of TESOL certification courses in a variety of learning styles. The in-class TESOL course runs for a four week period at our international training centers. In contrast, our online course options do not have a fixed time scale as you get to choose the pace that you work through them.

  • How much does a TESOL course cost?

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    How much does a TESOL course cost?

    The cost of a TESOL course varies depending on several factors, such as the length of the course, the method of study and the individual provider. In-class courses are generally considered the best option as they include teaching practice, however, this method of study is the most expensive. The more affordable options are completed online, but these do not typically include any form of teaching practice.

  • Can non-native English speakers take a TESOL course?

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    Can non-native English speakers take a TESOL course?

    At ITTT we are happy to welcome anyone on to our courses as long as they are fluent in both written and spoken English. While a high level of understanding is required to successfully complete the course, a large percentage of our course graduates are non-native speakers from countries worldwide.

  • How does the combined TESOL course work?

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    How does the combined TESOL course work?

    The combined TESOL course is a unique blend of online convenience and in-class practicality. The course kicks off with 120 hours of online study that you can complete at your leisure. The second half of the course consists of in-class teaching practice at one of our many training centers.

  • How much is a TESOL course and how do I pay for it?

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    How much is a TESOL course and how do I pay for it?

    As one of the largest providers of TESOL certification in the world, ITTT offers a range of courses that are individually priced according to their length and method of study. Course payments can be made using a variety of different methods, including credit/debit card, PayPal, bank transfer, or Western Union. Please visit the individual course pages for full payment details.

  • How does the lifetime job support service work?

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    How does the lifetime job support service work?

    Throughout your time studying with us, and after you have qualified, ITTT will provide a wide range of services to help maximize your chances of finding the right job for you. Our services include access to our database of potential employers, advice on constructing effective CV/resumes and cover letters, and how to prepare for job interviews and trial lessons.

  • What is the TESOL Diploma course?

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    What is the TESOL Diploma course?

    The TESOL Diploma is an advanced online course that is designed for existing ESL teachers who want to increase the level of their teaching knowledge and qualifications. This research based course will allow you to confidently apply for a wider range of teaching jobs that offer greater responsibility and potentially a higher salary.

  • What are specialized TESOL courses?

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    What are specialized TESOL courses?

    If you already have a standard TESOL certification you might want to consider adding a specialized course to your CV/resume. These qualifications provide a wider scope of employment for anyone planning on teaching English at home or abroad. We offer two courses in this category: The Certificate in Teaching English to Young Learners (CTEYL) and the Certificate in Teaching Business English (CTBE).

  • How do online TESOL courses work?

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    How do online TESOL courses work?

    Our extensive range of online training courses provide a convenient and great value option for anyone looking for a high-quality TESOL certification. All our online courses can be completed from any location in the world at any pace you choose. They also come with the option of an experienced online tutor.

  • Can you fail a TESOL course?

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    Can you fail a TESOL course?

    A TESOL certificate is a serious academic qualification so it is possible to fail the course. However, the majority of those that fail to complete the course, do so because they are unable to commit to the necessary time and effort required of the training. Only a very small percentage of students fail because they do not meet the required academic standard.

  • Where to take a TESOL course?

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    Where to take a TESOL course?

    As they can be completed from any location in the world, our online TESOL courses are always very popular. However, the face-to-face tuition and practical teaching experience offered by an in-class TESOL course also appeals to many trainees. If you choose this option you can attend one of dozens of training centers located around the world.

  • What are TESOL course hours?

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    What are TESOL course hours?

    TESOL certification courses are generally classified by the number of hours they are expected to take on average to complete. When searching online you are likely to find a wide range of options from as short as a 10-hour introductory course, right through to diploma-level courses which can add up to 300 hours or even more.

  • What is the best TESOL course to do in Thailand?

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    What is the best TESOL course to do in Thailand?

    Thailand has long been a popular place to take a TESOL course as jobs are plentiful across the country. However, not all providers offering courses in Thailand are of an equal standard. ITTT has four training centers in Thailand that all offer experienced trainers, high-quality materials and an extensive job support service.

  • Who can do a TESOL course?

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    Who can do a TESOL course?

    Due to the high demand for ESL teachers around the world and the large number of jobs available, almost anyone with a solid grasp of the English language is able to take a TESOL course.

  • Are online TESOL courses valid?

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    Are online TESOL courses valid?

    As online TESOL courses are significantly cheaper than in-class courses, it is no surprise that they continue to grow in popularity. A Google search for online TESOL courses will return a huge number of providers offering courses in all shapes and sizes, but how can you be sure they are valid?

  • Which TESOL courses are accredited?

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    Which TESOL courses are accredited?

    If you put TESOL courses into an online search engine you will potentially find dozens of pages listing a variety of courses and course providers, but how can you be sure which are reputable and which should be avoided? One straightforward way to gauge the validity of an individual course is to check if it has been independently accredited by a respected body within the ESL teaching world.

  • How should I prepare for a TESOL course?

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    How should I prepare for a TESOL course?

    Between signing up for a TESOL training course and actually starting your study, there are a few straightforward things you can do to help prepare you for the road ahead. You can read up on English grammar points, make a simple study plan, and take a look at any pre-course materials. Joining online study groups is another idea you might want to consider.

  • How soon can I get TESOL certified and start teaching English abroad?

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    How soon can I get TESOL certified and start teaching English abroad?

    How long it will take you to complete a TESOL course and get a job teaching English overseas will depend on many different factors including the type of course you choose, your existing commitments, and where you want to live and work.

  • What sort of accommodation will I have during my in-class TESOL course?

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    What sort of accommodation will I have during my in-class TESOL course?

    An in-class TESOL certification course will involve spending around four weeks at an international training center of your choice. During your stay we can recommend a range of comfortable accommodation options that will vary depending on the location you choose.

  • Should I take my TESOL course before I head overseas to teach?

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    Should I take my TESOL course before I head overseas to teach?

    If you are thinking about taking an in-class TESOL course and teaching English overseas, one decision you will need to make is whether to take the course in your home country or wait until you arrive in the country where you plan to live and work.

  • When should I enrol on a TESOL course?

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    When should I enrol on a TESOL course?

    If teaching English overseas is on your horizon, you need to make a few decisions before you get going. One of the most important is deciding which type of TESOL course to take and when to enroll on it.

     

  • Which TESOL course is best for teaching English online?

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    Which TESOL course is best for teaching English online?

    When applying for jobs with online teaching platforms a TESOL certificate is certainly a bonus and in many cases essential. With the addition of our Certificate in Teaching English Online you should find you have a strong advantage over much of the opposition when applying for jobs.

  • What questions should I ask a TESOL employer?

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    What questions should I ask a TESOL employer?

    During an interview it is vital that you get enough information so you can make an informed decision on whether it is the right job for you. Areas you should be clear on include your salary, number of working hours, the size and age group of the class, and what classroom resources you will have access to.

  • What will a TESOL employer ask in an interview?

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    What will a TESOL employer ask in an interview?

    Job interviews will always be different depending on the employer, the specific job and the location, however, there are some common areas that are likely to come up. Questions regarding your personality, previous experience, future plans, and how you approach lesson planning and classroom delivery are all likely to be asked in one form or another.

  • How do I apply for TESOL jobs?

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    How do I apply for TESOL jobs?

    The best approach to applying for ESL jobs will depend on a variety of factors. However, you will generally either apply and interview for a position from within your home country, or head to your chosen destination and conduct an interview face-to-face.

  • Where are the best places to teach English abroad?

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    Where are the best places to teach English abroad?

    Once you have completed a TESOL qualification you will be able to choose from a huge range of destinations worldwide. Asia has by far the largest amount of teaching opportunities, although demand for teachers is also high in Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

  • How long does it take to get a TESOL job?

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    How long does it take to get a TESOL job?

    The answer to this question is not straightforward as there are many factors to consider such as the time of year and the country where you want to teach. The attitude and overall approach of the individual teacher will also play a big part in any job hunt. One thing we can say is that teachers who are focused and determined should have little trouble finding a suitable position in a short space of time.

  • How long do TESOL contracts last?

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    How long do TESOL contracts last?

    Although individual contracts can vary from school to school, the most common contract length when working in public schools is for one academic year, while contracts in private language schools typically last for a calendar year. Shorter contracts are often offered by summer language camps and some private employers.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in South Korea?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in South Korea?

    There are many options for TESOL qualified teachers in South Korea, including the popular EPIK Program which places teachers in schools across the country. Many private schools also advertise their vacances online and others use recruitment companies to fill positions.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in China?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in China?

    Although there are a few options for finding ESL teaching jobs in China, the most common is to go through a recruitment company that will sort out all the paperwork such as visas and work permits for you before leaving home. Jobs can also be found independently by replying to job adverts placed on online job boards and other popular ESL websites.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in Japan?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in Japan?

    By applying to the government sponsored JET Program, or through independent recruitment companies, it is possible to have a job lined up waiting for you in Japan before you leave home. If you are already in the country, you will also be in a very strong position as many employers like to interview potential teachers in person.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in Thailand?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in Thailand?

    ESL teaching jobs are widely available across Thailand in both government schools and private language centers. In most cases you will require a university degree and a TESOL certification in order to work legally. Although a few jobs are advertised online, the majority of positions are filled following a face-to-face interview.

  • How is teaching English in Asia different from teaching English in Latin America?

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    How is teaching English in Asia different from teaching English in Latin America?

    Asia and Latin America are two very popular regions for teaching English abroad, but there are several differences between these destinations when it comes to the typical method of recruitment, the amount you can earn and save, and the type of atmosphere you will experience in the classroom.

  • Can I teach English as a foreign language online?

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    Can I teach English as a foreign language online?

    In almost every field of learning, online study has become enormously popular in recent years and learning the English language is no exception. As a consequence of this boom in demand, there are increasing opportunities for TESOL qualified teachers who want to work online rather than in a traditional classroom.

  • Can I teach English as a foreign language in Russia?

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    Can I teach English as a foreign language in Russia?

    Russia is a vast country that covers eleven different time zones from the border with Poland in the west to the edge of China in the east. Due to its huge size and large population, it is no surprise that ESL teachers can find a wide choice of opportunities in many different locations.

  • Where can I teach English abroad without a university degree?

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    Where can I teach English abroad without a university degree?

    Although a 4-year degree opens up most of the world as a potential teaching destination, teachers without one will still have plenty of great options available to them. There are few restrictions of this kind in countries across Latin America, while many hotspots in Europe such as Spain and Italy are also open to non-degree holders.

  • How do I find a job teaching English in France?

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    How do I find a job teaching English in France?

    France is the dream destination for many ESL teachers due to its history, culture, and diverse landscapes. However, there are a few things you should be fully aware of before you make any final travel plans.

  • Can couples or friends teach English abroad together?

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    Can couples or friends teach English abroad together?

    There is no reason why you cannot enjoy an overseas teaching adventure with a friend or partner. As long as you do a bit of research and advanced planning, there is nothing to stop you flying off around the world to work as English language teachers together.

  • How will I find a place to live when I teach English abroad?

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    How will I find a place to live when I teach English abroad?

    Most people who head off to teach English overseas find they have several options to choose from when it comes to accommodation. Some people prefer the privacy of a private apartment, while others prefer to save extra money by sharing a house with other teachers. You might also have the option to enjoy the home comforts of living with a local family.

  • Who will my students be when teaching English abroad?

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    Who will my students be when teaching English abroad?

    There is no typical classroom when it comes to teaching English abroad as there are a wide range of reasons why people are learning the language. Your lesson could involve dozens of five year old children who are there because it is part of their standard education, or a handful of business executives who need to brush up on their English skills for overseas phone calls or visits.

  • Where do schools provide free housing for English teachers abroad?

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    Where do schools provide free housing for English teachers abroad?

    It is common for an ESL teaching contract to include a range of extra benefits in some countries, including free or subsidized housing. Although this can happen almost anywhere in the world, it is most likely to be offered by employers in Asia and the Middle East.

  • Where do schools provide free airfare for English teachers abroad?

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    Where do schools provide free airfare for English teachers abroad?

    In certain countries it is normal for schools to employ teachers before they leave their home country. In most cases, this scenario means that your contract will include full or partially funded airfares. If you can find this type of teaching job you can reduce your initial start up costs significantly.

  • What are the start-up costs for teaching English abroad?

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    What are the start-up costs for teaching English abroad?

    Although teaching English abroad can be a good way to earn a comfortable living, many teachers will have a few initial expenses to cover before they start cashing their paychecks. The overall amount will vary depending on where you choose to work, but the most common expenses will include airfares, accommodation and meals.

  • Are public or private schools better for teaching English in South Korea?

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    Are public or private schools better for teaching English in South Korea?

    South Korea attracts around 25,000 foreign ESL teachers every year to work in public schools or private language academies. There are pros and cons to working in either of these environments, which means it really comes down to personal preference. The main areas of difference between the two are salaries, working hours, and class sizes.

  • Can I choose where I teach English abroad?

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    Can I choose where I teach English abroad?

    Once you have completed a TESOL certification course you will possess a qualification that is welcomed by employers all over the world. Wherever you dream of teaching English, your TESOL certificate will allow you to confidently apply for jobs in virtually any country.

  • Can I cancel my contract early when teaching English abroad?

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    Can I cancel my contract early when teaching English abroad?

    There is always a chance that unforeseen circumstances could force you to break your contract early while teaching English abroad. This might mean you will miss out on any end of contract bonuses, but there are unlikely to be any major problems if you are forced to leave your job earlier than expected.

  • Where do schools interview and hire English teachers in advance?

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    Where do schools interview and hire English teachers in advance?

    There are two common methods of finding an ESL teaching job. Many people head to their country of choice and then start the job hunting process, while others go through the recruitment process before they leave home. Employers who hire teachers in advance are mostly located in Asia and the Middle East.

  • What are the hiring seasons for teaching English abroad?

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    What are the hiring seasons for teaching English abroad?

    As ESL jobs are available in most parts of the world, the main hiring season varies throughout the year depending on your destination of choice. Once you have decided on a location it is important that you find out the right time of year for landing the best jobs.

  • What types of school hire English teachers abroad?

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    What types of school hire English teachers abroad?

    Teaching English abroad is big business which means there are a huge number and variety of potential jobs waiting for you. Some of the more numerous options can be found in private language academies, public schools, universities, and summer language camps, to name just a few.

  • Should I pay for a job placement teaching English abroad?

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    Should I pay for a job placement teaching English abroad?

    One way of guaranteeing a job teaching English abroad is to use the services of a job placement company that will take care of all the arrangements on your behalf for a fee. While this might seem like a reasonable approach, there are a few reasons why it might not be worth the money.

  • Can I teach English in an English-speaking country?

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    Can I teach English in an English-speaking country?

    Once you have completed a TESOL certification course you will be in a great position to choose where you want to live and work. For many the opportunity to experience a different culture and language is a real draw, while others might prefer to live in an English speaking environment. Although this is a real possibility, you need to consider a few things before you make a final decision.

  • How do I find a job teaching English in Spain?

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    How do I find a job teaching English in Spain?

    Spain is one of the most popular teaching destinations in Europe and it attracts thousands of people every year from all over the world. In this guide we take a look at some of the basics you need to know if you want to teach English in sunny Spain.

  • How do I prepare for an interview for teaching English abroad?

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    How do I prepare for an interview for teaching English abroad?

    Job interviews can be a notoriously nerve wracking experience, however, if you prepare yourself in advance it needn't be as tough as you might think. If you observe a few simple rules regarding appearance, language, and knowledge of your subject you should be able to make a great first impression and land the job.

  • Where can I teach English abroad as a non-native speaker?

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    Where can I teach English abroad as a non-native speaker?

    Although some countries and individual employers will only hire native English speakers, there are still plenty of good options out there for non-native English speakers who have completed a TESOL qualification.

  • How do I find a job teaching English in Latin America?

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    How do I find a job teaching English in Latin America?

    If Latin America is your dream destination for teaching ESL, there are a few things you need to know before making your final plans. In this guide we look at all the basic things that will get your adventure off to the perfect start.

  • Where are the best places for teaching English in China?

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    Where are the best places for teaching English in China?

    With a huge population and hundreds of major cities, there is no shortage of destinations to choose from in China. Due to its huge size, each region is diverse and unique, but they all offer the promise of great adventure.

  • Which are the best Spanish speaking countries for teaching English abroad?

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    Which are the best Spanish speaking countries for teaching English abroad?

    Some of the most popular ESL teaching destinations in the world happen to be in Spanish speaking countries. In Spain itself there is huge potential for foreign teachers, while over a dozen diverse countries across Latin America are also popular choices.

  • How can I avoid scams when looking for TESOL jobs?

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    How can I avoid scams when looking for TESOL jobs?

    Heading abroad to teach ESL could be the best decision you ever make, but how can you be sure that the job adverts you come across are genuine? The truth is, the overwhelming majority of positions advertised online are legitimate, but there are a few rules you can stick to that will help you avoid the few that are not.

  • Can I teach English as a foreign language in Africa?

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    Can I teach English as a foreign language in Africa?

    Although well paid jobs are not widespread across the African continent, there are still plenty of options for ESL teachers who are looking for an adventure in a less travelled part of the world.

  • How do I find a job teaching English in Italy?

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    How do I find a job teaching English in Italy?

    Italy is a dream destination for teaching ESL for many people worldwide. However, there are a few things you should be aware of before you set off. This quick guide looks at the basic things to know when planning your Italian adventure.

  • Can Americans teach English in Europe?

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    Can Americans teach English in Europe?

    Although you will find Americans teaching in all parts of the world, including large numbers in Asia and Latin America, Europe is still the dream destination for many ESL teachers. While there are restrictions in place in some countries, there are still plenty of great destinations for U.S citizens to choose from across the continent.

  • How do I become a TESOL trainer?

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    How do I become a TESOL trainer?

    It is common for teachers to look towards other avenues of the teaching profession after a period spent in a standard classroom, whether it is to earn more money, to gain more responsibility, or to find something a little more long-term. One of these options is to become a TESOL trainer.

  • What can I do after teaching English abroad?

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    What can I do after teaching English abroad?

    The majority of people who set off to teach English abroad will return to their home country at some stage. After such amazing cultural experiences and a range of adventures, it can be difficult to return to the normal life you left behind. However, rather than simply picking up where you left off, there are several options out there that will allow you to continue using the skills you learned while teaching overseas.

  • Can I get a teaching job with an online TESOL certificate?

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    Can I get a teaching job with an online TESOL certificate?

    A quick search for online TESOL courses will bring up a large number of potential options, but is an online course sufficient when looking for a teaching job? Yes, you can certainly find an ESL teaching position after completing an online course, however, there are some things to think about before you hand over your money.

  • Can I teach English in China without a degree?

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    Can I teach English in China without a degree?

    There are many reasons why China is the most popular destination in the world for teaching English abroad, although the main one is probably the huge amount of well paid jobs available. However, teachers without a degree can no longer work legally in the country due to recent changes to the law.

  • Can I teach English in Spain without a degree?

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    Can I teach English in Spain without a degree?

    If you are thinking about teaching English abroad you probably already have a few locations in mind. However, several countries have certain restrictions in place which might narrow your options. For example, there are some countries that insist on teachers having a degree. The good news is that Spain is not one of them.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in Vietnam?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in Vietnam?

    Vietnam is certainly one of the most up-and-coming destinations for teaching English abroad anywhere in the world right now. Demand continues to grow rapidly and the salaries are also rising steadily. Any native English speaker who has a degree and a TESOL qualification will be highly sought after.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in Hong Kong?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in Hong Kong?

    Hong Kong is a popular location for ESL teachers due to the good choice of jobs, the strong salaries, and its high level of development. If you are considering this unique territory as a destination, there are a few things you will want to know in advance to make your journey easier.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in Taiwan?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in Taiwan?

    Taiwan is currently one of the hottest locations in Asia for teaching English abroad and its popularity is only set to rise. The country is particularly popular as you can earn a very healthy salary in a safe and friendly environment, while also enjoying a unique cultural experience.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in Portugal?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in Portugal?

    Although Portugal is not one of the more lucrative teaching destinations in Europe, it still attracts many teachers because of the laid-back lifestyle that it offers. On the downside, many employers only take on native English speakers from EU countries to avoid the problems that come with applying for work permits.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in Greece?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in Greece?

    Despite the recent economic problems that have significantly reduced the number of jobs available, there are still opportunities for foreign ESL teachers. To avoid the issues that come with applying for work permits, many of these jobs are given to EU citizens, although non-EU citizens can find jobs if they are patient and willing to hunt them down.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in Hungary?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in Hungary?

    Many countries in Central Europe have seen a boom in demand for foreign ESL teachers in recent times and Hungary is no exception. Although some jobs will require a university degree, there are many positions that are open to anyone with a TESOL qualification.

  • How do I get a job teaching English in Turkey?

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    How do I get a job teaching English in Turkey?

    It is often said that Turkey has more ESL teaching jobs than any other country in Europe. Vacant positions can be found at anytime of the year and most of them only require a TESOL certification to apply. Another popular aspect of teaching in Turkey is that work visas are generally quite easy to secure for most nationalities.

  • Can I teach English abroad for the summer?

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    Can I teach English abroad for the summer?

    The majority of TESOL qualified teachers who teach English abroad will be expected to sign a contract that lasts for one year, but if you are looking for a shorter option there are other routes to consider.

  • Can I get a job teaching English in the tropics?

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    Can I get a job teaching English in the tropics?

    There are many different reasons for wanting to head overseas to teach English, including to earn good money, to experience new cultures, or to simply make a new start in life. For some people the attraction is to live and work in a tropical climate.

  • Why should I teach English in Latin America rather than in Spain?

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    Why should I teach English in Latin America rather than in Spain?

    Spain continues to be one of the most popular teaching destinations in Europe, attracting thousands of TESOL qualified teachers every year. However, for many people Latin America might actually offer far better opportunities.

  • Can I get an English teaching job in advance in Europe?

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    Can I get an English teaching job in advance in Europe?

    Europe continues to be one of the most popular regions for teaching English abroad even though it is not an easy place to find a job in advance from within your own country. However, there are a few options to consider if you are willing to be flexible.

  • Which platforms hire online English teachers?

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    Which platforms hire online English teachers?

    As the demand for online English teachers is so high in many countries there are many different platforms available. It is important that you research your options thoroughly before choosing which one to work for as the requirements, pay rates, teaching hours, and other factors vary greatly from one employer to the next.

  • How do I create my own online teaching business?

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    How do I create my own online teaching business?

    One option for teachers who don’t want to be tied to a specific teaching platform is to think big and start up your own online teaching business. This option is open to anyone, however, your chances of success are far higher if you have some previous teaching experience.

  • How much can I earn teaching English abroad?

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    How much can I earn teaching English abroad?

    ESL teachers can potentially earn up to $5,000 USD per month in the Middle East and parts of Asia. Regions such as Europe and Latin America generally have less high paying jobs but are still a big draw because of the culture and lifestyle they offer.

  • Can I make money as a private tutor while teaching English abroad?

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    Can I make money as a private tutor while teaching English abroad?

    Taking on private students in your freetime is a common way for ESL teachers to top up their income while teaching English abroad. This option is very convenient as you can choose your own number of working hours and set your own fees. Some teachers even turn it into a full time job if they are able to find enough clients.

  • Will I get health insurance when teaching English abroad?

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    Will I get health insurance when teaching English abroad?

    When teaching English abroad many jobs do come with some level of health insurance, but it is certainly not guaranteed. During the interview process you should make sure you are clear on what coverage is included in the contract so you can make alternative arrangements if necessary.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Spain?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Spain?

    attracting thousands of people each year. The average monthly salary of between 700 and 1,800 euro is not particularly high when compared to some other countries, however, the warm climate, local culture, and laidback lifestyle ensure that the number of teachers arriving remains high.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in the United Arab Emirates?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in the United Arab Emirates?

    A large number of teachers arrive in the UAE every year due to the high salaries and extra bonuses that are offered by many employers. Typical salary rates are as high as anywhere in the world at between $2,500 to $5,500 US per month. And don?t forget, these are tax-free!

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Japan?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Japan?

    Japan has been one of the most popular teaching destinations in Asia for many years. Salaries vary considerably depending on qualifications and experience, so your income could be anywhere between $2,000 and $6,000 US per month.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Taiwan?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Taiwan?

    As Taiwan is quite small in comparison to some other popular destinations in the region, it can sometimes be overlooked by teachers. However, it certainly should be considered as the demand is high year-round and salaries start at around $2,000 US per month, even for those with little or no previous experience.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Saudi Arabia?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Saudi Arabia?

    Saudi Arabia is famous for offering teaching positions with high salaries and generous benefit packages. However, you will usually need specific qualifications and previous classroom experience to be eligible to apply. If you are eligible you can expect to earn between $3,000 and $5,000 per month.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Thailand?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Thailand?

    Thailand is a very popular tourist destination and one of the most popular places to teach English in Southeast Asia. Teachers can usually afford to live a comfortable lifestyle on the average wage of around $1,000 to $1,500 US per month, depending on location, experience and level of qualifications.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Cambodia?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Cambodia?

    Compared to other popular teaching destinations in Asia such as China, South Korea, and Japan, salaries are quite low in Cambodia. However, as the cost of living is also much lower it is possible to live a comfortable lifestyle while teaching English. Salaries vary around the country, but a first time teacher can expect to earn in the region of $1,000 to $1,200 US per month.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in South Korea?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in South Korea?

    South Korea is one of the top teaching destinations in the world as it offers plenty of jobs, high salaries, and a range of added benefits such as paid airfares and free housing as standard. Due to these highlights, several thousand foreign teachers head to the country each year.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in China?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in China?

    It is well known in the ESL world that many parts of China have more available teaching positions than there are teachers to fill them. This unique scenario means that teachers can often choose the best position for them from a range on offer. In order to attract teachers, many employers offer a salary that is very high by local standards. The average monthly income for teachers in China is around $1,000 to $2,000 USD.

  • How can I save money while teaching English abroad?

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    How can I save money while teaching English abroad?

    Many people hope to save some of their income while teaching English abroad and there are a few things you can do to help your cause. The big decisions that can affect your saving power include where in the world you choose to teach, the accommodation you pick and what you do in your free time.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Italy?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Italy?

    Italy may well be the most popular teaching destination in Europe due to its widely popular culture, stunning landscapes, and world-class cuisine. However, the average salaries are relatively small at between 1,000 and 1,500 euro per month and the cost of living is quite high.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in France?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in France?

    As France is the most visited country in the entire world, it is no surprise that it is also very popular with ESL teachers. The average monthly salary is around 1,000 to 2,000 euro, depending on the employer and where in the country you choose to live and work.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Russia?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Russia?

    Demand for English language instruction in Russia has steadily grown in recent years and it is now a popular destination for teaching English abroad. Salaries can vary significantly depending on your qualifications and previous experience, as well as the area where you live and work. A monthly income anywhere from $500 to $2,000 is possible.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Vietnam?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Vietnam?

    Vietnam is an increasingly popular destination for experienced teachers and those looking for their first job in the classroom. There are plenty of jobs available year-round, the cost of living is low, and the lifestyle is famously relaxed. The average monthly income is between $1,000 and $2,000, depending on experience.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Costa Rica?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Costa Rica?

    Costa Rica is famous for being a tropical paradise and is one of the most popular teaching destinations in Latin America. As wages are not particularly high at between $600 and $1,000 per month you are unlikely to be able to save a lot, but you are certain to have a great adventure during your stay.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Turkey?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Turkey?

    Famously known as a crossroads between East and West, Turkey has a growing reputation as a good destination for teaching English abroad. The average monthly salary of $1,000 is not especially high, but you can enjoy a good standard of living as everyday costs are relatively low.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Argentina?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Argentina?

    Argentina has endured its fair share of economic strife in recent years, however, it remains a popular destination for teaching English abroad. With an average salary of $600 to $1,200 per month, depending on qualifications and experience, it is not always an easy place to earn a good living for those at the lower end of the pay scale.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Ecuador?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Ecuador?

    Ecuador is one of a number of Latin American countries that has seen a strong growth in demand for foreign teachers in recent times. Pay rates are still typically quite low, but as the cost of living is also low, it is possible to live comfortably. The average salary for an ESL teacher ranges from $500 to $1,000 per month.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Poland?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Poland?

    Poland is often said to have more opportunities for ESL teachers than any other country across the whole of Europe. The average salary of $600 to $1,000 per month is not high so saving much of your income is unlikely. However, most teachers are able to live a comfortable lifestyle while living and working in this fascinating part of the continent.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Greece?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Greece?

    Since the 2008 financial crisis, Greece has lost some of its status as a European hotspot for teaching English abroad. However, it still attracts plenty of ESL teachers with the promise of art, history, culture, and glorious beaches. The average salary is around 800 to 1,000 euro per month, depending on previous classroom experience.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in the Czech Republic?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in the Czech Republic?

    In recent years the Czech Republic has become one of the top destinations in Europe for teaching ESL. Demand for teachers continues to grow each year, particularly in the historic capital city of Prague. An average teaching salary ranges from $700 to $1,200 per month, depending on location and experience.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Chile?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Chile?

    Known as one of the most stable and wealthy countries in South America, Chile has been popular with ESL teachers for several years. Although the average salary of $800 to $1,200 per month is unlikely to allow much in the way of savings, most teachers are able to live a comfortable lifestyle.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in India?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in India?

    India does not have a large amount of paying jobs for foreign teachers, but there are some interesting options available for anyone who wants to live and work in this fascinating country. Volunteer positions make up a large percentage of jobs, while the average salary for a paid job could be anywhere from $150 and $1,000 per month.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Qatar?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Qatar?

    The Middle East is the destination of choice for many teachers who are looking to earn top dollar and Qatar is an increasingly popular option. Salaries range from $2,000 to $4,000 per month and as they are tax-free you should have no trouble saving a fair percentage of your earnings each month. In addition, most jobs also include return flights and paid accommodation.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Romania?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Romania?

    Romania has seen a rapid growth in demand for ESL teachers in recent years which is good news for anyone looking to work in this part of Europe. Average salaries are around $500 and $1000 per month. While this is usually enough to live a good lifestyle, you are unlikely to be able to save much of your earnings.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Bulgaria?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Bulgaria?

    Although Bulgaria has a relatively small market for teaching English abroad, it is still popular as jobs are easy to come by and the culture is warm and inviting. The average monthly salary of $650 to $1,000 is not high by European standards, but the cost of living is low, making it possible to live comfortably on a teacher?s pay.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Hungary?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Hungary?

    In 2004, Hungary was one of several countries in Central and Eastern Europe to join the EU. Since then, it has become a popular destination for teaching English abroad due to an ever increasing demand for the English language in many areas of business. The average salary of $700 to $900 per month will not make you rich, but you are guaranteed to enjoy your time in this fascinating corner of the continent.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Singapore?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Singapore?

    Average salaries of around $2,700 to $3,500 per month mean that Singapore is a very sought after destination for teaching English abroad. It is worth noting that rental costs are particularly high in this small city state, so it is best to look for a job that includes free housing or a housing allowance as part of the overall contract.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Malaysia?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Malaysia?

    Although Malaysia is not a traditional hotspot for teaching English in Asia, there are plenty of good opportunities on offer if you have some classroom experience. The average monthly salary of around $1,000 is generally enough to live comfortably, especially as many job contracts include free housing.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Oman?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Oman?

    As Oman is somewhat smaller and less flash than some other countries in the Middle East, it can sometimes be overlooked by ESL teachers. However, with the potential to earn tax free salaries between $1,000 and $3,000 per month, Oman is a country that you might want to consider.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Mexico?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Mexico?

    Due to its location bordering the USA and the high number of available jobs year-round, Mexico is one of the most popular destinations in the world for teaching English abroad. The average monthly salary of $500 to $1,000 is not particularly high by American standards, but with a low cost of living it will go much further than you might think.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Slovakia?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Slovakia?

    The Central European country of Slovakia is not one of the most well known teaching destinations in the region, however, it is certainly growing in popularity and offers plenty of potential for the future. Jobs are increasing in number every year, with a current average salary of anywhere between $550 and $1,300 per month.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Kuwait?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Kuwait?

    Countries in the Middle East are very popular with ESL teachers as potential incomes are very high and extra benefits common. Kuwait is no exception, with monthly incomes ranging from $2,500 to $4,000. These figures are tax-free and you can also expect to receive free accommodation, return airfares, and full health insurance. In order to apply for these jobs, you will usually need a high level of qualifications and some previous teaching experience.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Jordan?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Jordan?

    Although Jordan has yet to join the top tier of incomes in the Middle East, it is becoming more and more popular with ESL teachers every year. The average salary currently ranges from $800 to $1,500 per month, although teachers in international schools can expect to earn at least double that amount.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Brazil?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Brazil?

    Brazil is undoubtedly an exotic and adventurous teaching destination for anyone with a TESOL qualification. Jobs can be found all over the country, although the average monthly salary is not especially high at around $800 to $1,500. The closer you can get to the top end of this scale, the better quality of life you can expect to enjoy while in Brazil.

  • How much can I earn teaching English in Colombia?

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    How much can I earn teaching English in Colombia?

    Colombia is not yet one of the top destinations in Latin America for teaching English abroad, but it is certainly gaining in popularity every year. There is a steady growth in demand for teachers across the country and you can expect to earn in the region of $700 to $1,000 per month.

  • Can I send money back home while teaching English abroad?

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    Can I send money back home while teaching English abroad?

    Many TESOL qualified teachers working overseas need to send some of their earnings back home for a variety of reasons, but what options are there and which is the best for you?

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    How much can I save while teaching English abroad?

    Although it is true that teaching English abroad can be a good way to earn a living, how much you can make and how much you can actually save every month depends on where in the world you choose to live and work.

  • How much can I earn teaching English online?

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    How much can I earn teaching English online?

    Online English teachers are typically paid by the hour, with an average rate of between $15 and $30 per hour depending on the employer. Any previous classroom experience or relevant qualifications you have will also have an influence on your earning potential.

  • Can I get a work visa to teach English in Germany?

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    Can I get a work visa to teach English in Germany?

    Although Germany has plenty of opportunities for ESL teachers right across the country, it is typically quite difficult for non-European citizens to secure a work visa that allows them to live and work there long-term. However, it is certainly not impossible as long as you can meet the specified criteria.

  • Can I get a work visa to teach English in the Czech Republic?

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    Can I get a work visa to teach English in the Czech Republic?

    The Czech Republic is one of the most popular countries in Europe for teaching English abroad, partly because it is one of the easiest places in the region for many nationalities to secure a long-term work visa.

  • What visa do I need to teach English in Spain?

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    What visa do I need to teach English in Spain?

    Spain always has a strong demand for ESL teachers making it a very popular destination for teaching English abroad. Visa options vary, but most non-EU citizens initially enter the country on a 90-day tourist visa. The biggest markets for foreign teachers are found in Barcelona and Madrid.

  • What visa do I need to teach English in Costa Rica?

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    What visa do I need to teach English in Costa Rica?

    Costa Rica is one of the most popular teaching destinations in Central America. As visa rules and regulations change regularly, we recommend you check with a Costa Rican Embassy for the latest information before you make any final arrangements. Currently, the majority of foreign teachers enter the country on an initial 90-day tourist visa.

  • How do I apply for a student visa to legally teach English in France?

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    How do I apply for a student visa to legally teach English in France?

    France is extremely popular with ESL teachers from around the world and jobs are widespread throughout the country. If you would like to live and work in the country, a student visa is one possible option you can consider.

  • How do I apply for a student visa to legally teach English in Spain?

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    How do I apply for a student visa to legally teach English in Spain?

    Spain is at the top of many teacher?s list of places to teach English abroad and there are several visa options available depending on where you are from. A student visa is one option that can be organized before you leave your home country.

  • How do I apply for a student visa to legally teach English in Italy?

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    How do I apply for a student visa to legally teach English in Italy?

    Italy always has plenty of teaching opportunities for all levels of experience in towns and cities right across the country. However, getting your hands on a long term visa is not an easy proposition for some nationalities. One way to do it is to apply for a student visa before you leave home.

  • Can I teach English abroad without a work visa?

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    Can I teach English abroad without a work visa?

    The process of obtaining a work visa to teach ESL can be relatively straightforward in some countries and almost impossible in others. However, in several countries where work visas are difficult to get a hold of it is normal practice for teachers to work on nothing more than a tourist visa, or even with no visa at all.

  • What documents will I need to teach English abroad?

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    What documents will I need to teach English abroad?

    The specific documents you will need when applying for ESL teaching jobs can vary considerably depending on the country you are heading to and the individual employer. In order to avoid a situation where you are missing a crucial piece of paper required by a potential employer or immigration officials, it is important that you do plenty of research before you get on the plane.

  • Do I need a visa to teach English abroad?

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    Do I need a visa to teach English abroad?

    One important thing you need to do before heading overseas to teach ESL is to research the visa requirements of your host country. In many cases you can simply turn up at the airport and enter on a tourist visa, while in others you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your departure.

  • Do I need a passport to teach English abroad?

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    Do I need a passport to teach English abroad?

    For anyone planning on heading overseas to teach ESL, a valid passport is an absolutely essential item. If your passport is not up-to-date your chances of finding a dream job teaching English abroad are nonexistent.

  • Can I get a work visa to teach English in Mexico?

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    Can I get a work visa to teach English in Mexico?

    If Mexico is on your list of potential teaching destinations, you will be glad to know that it is relatively straightforward to get a visa that allows you to live and work in the country long-term. An official work visa in Mexico also gives you access to the national healthcare system.

  • What is the Schengen Area in Europe and how does it affect TESOL teachers?

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    What is the Schengen Area in Europe and how does it affect TESOL teachers?

    If you are planning on heading to Europe to teach English you are likely to have come across references to the Schengen Area during your research. Here we look at what this actually means and how it might affect TESOL qualified teachers?

  • What is the TAPIF Program for teaching English in France?

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    What is the TAPIF Program for teaching English in France?

    The TAPIF Program is a popular and convenient way to secure a job teaching English in France. The program is essentially a government recruitment scheme that places native English speaking teachers into public schools across the country.

  • What is the Central European Teaching Program (CETP) for teaching English in Hungary?

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    What is the Central European Teaching Program (CETP) for teaching English in Hungary?

    The Central European Teaching Program (CETP) is a Hungarian placement scheme that recruits native English speakers to work as language teachers in state run or private schools across the country. Unlike most other programs of its kind in Europe, the CETP requires a placement fee from all successful applicants.

  • What is the Cultural Ambassadors Program for teaching English in Spain?

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    What is the Cultural Ambassadors Program for teaching English in Spain?

    The Cultural Ambassadors Program is a scheme run by the Spanish government to recruit foreign nationals to work as teaching assistants in public schools across the country. The program is open to American and Canadian citizens who want to live and work in Spain without any of the hassles that come with looking for jobs independently.

  • What is the EPIK program for teaching English in South Korea?

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    What is the EPIK program for teaching English in South Korea?

    The English Program in Korea (EPIK) is a highly popular program that recruits native English speakers to work in schools across South Korea. The stated aim of the scheme is to improve the language skills of both children and teachers. For successful applicants it provides a great opportunity to gain valuable classroom experience while also getting to enjoy a unique cultural experience.

  • What is the JET Program for teaching English in Japan?

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    What is the JET Program for teaching English in Japan?

    The JET Program is a government run recruitment scheme that places foreign teachers into schools across Japan. The stated aim of the program is to improve language abilities and to promote international relations. This particular program is mainly aimed at young college graduates who want to experience living and working in a unique cultural environment.

  • What is the English Opens Doors Program for teaching English in Chile?

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    What is the English Opens Doors Program for teaching English in Chile?

    The English Opens Doors Program (EODP) is a scheme run by the Chilean government to recruit volunteers to work in schools across the country. The stated aim of the program is to promote English language skills among young people in Chile. This program is a good way for inexperienced teachers to gain valuable classroom time while also getting to enjoy living in one of the most popular destinations in South America.

  • What is the Teach and Learn with Georgia Program for teaching English in Georgia?

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    What is the Teach and Learn with Georgia Program for teaching English in Georgia?

    The Teach and Learn with Georgia program was started by the Georgian government in 2010. Through the program, native English, French and German speakers are placed into public schools across the country. The stated aim of the program is to improve foreign language proficiency amongst students, teachers and the wider community.

  • What is the NET Scheme for teaching English in Hong Kong?

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    What is the NET Scheme for teaching English in Hong Kong?

    The Native-speaking English Teachers (NET) Scheme is aimed at certified teachers who would like to work in state run schools in Hong Kong. The scheme has been in operation since 1998, in which time it has placed thousands of teachers into local schools making it an integral part of Hong Kong?s education system.

  • What is the TaLK Program for teaching English in South Korea?

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    What is the TaLK Program for teaching English in South Korea?

    The Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK) Program is a government run scheme that recruits foreign nationals to work as English language teachers in elementary schools across South Korea. This program is a smaller version of the EPIK program, however, it is focused on placing teachers in rural areas rather than urban areas.


 


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