“If you are thinking of a career in TEFL, then reading this book ought to be your starting place.”
Every year, thousands of people train how to become Teachers of English as a Foreign Language. Teaching English abroad can be your passport to living and working around the world.
This short guide is for people who dream of making a change in their lives and want to live and work abroad. All around the world, millions of people are learning English - the international language of business and global communication. With a TEFL certificate, you can find a job as an English teacher. You don’t need to have a degree in English language teaching. All you need to train to become an EFL teacher is to be a fluent English speaker.
This book is for people who want to learn all about TEFL. It is aimed at people who are thinking about becoming TEFL teachers but is also suitable for new teachers who want to know more about the English language teaching industry.
TEFL training courses are not cheap. Many people take a TEFL course and discover that teaching English is not for them or they find their certificate is not recognised by English schools.
Read this book and learn all about TEFL. Make better decisions about which course to take, how to do well on the course, and what to do after the course. Read this book before investing in a TEFL course.
Written by an experienced EFL teacher trainer, read this guide and find out all about teaching English.
The book includes answers to more than 50 TEFL questions such as:
What is TEFL?
How do I become an EFL teacher?
What is a TEFL course?
Which TEFL course should I take?
Why are CELTA and Trinity TESOL courses so popular?
What questions will I be asked at a TEFL interview?
Should I take an Online TEFL courses?
How do I find jobs in TEFL?
What classes will I teach?
How do I teach one to one classes?
How do I teach exam classes?
How do I become a Director of Studies or a teacher trainer?
Can I set up my own EFL School?
Is TEFL a career?
About the author
Dylan Gates has been teaching English as a foreign language since 1996. As well as having a Trinity TESOL and a Diploma DELTA, he completed an MA in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching from King’s College, London in 2009.
He has taught in the UK, Spain and Ecuador and has worked as a Director of Studies at a prestigious language school in London, as an English for Academic Purposes tutor for post-graduate international students at university, and currently works as an examiner for Trinity in between creating online resources for teachers and learners.
For the last few years, he has been involved in teacher training in Spain and the UK and is an approved Trinity TESOL Course Director. He runs TEFL courses in Granada in the south of Spain at www.teachenglishspain.com.
His blog www.onlinetefltraiing.com has won a British Council award.