How Do You Teach English In Foreign Countries?
Would you like to see the world without joining the Navy? If you teach English as a foreign language you can work your way around the world. The job itself involves traveling to another country and giving lessons in English to students whose native language is not English. Get your English as a Foreign Language Teaching certification. Most schools will not hire you without one. Certifications carry various acronyms: CELTA, TESOL, TESL, TEFL, FELT or Cert TESOL, depending on which program they follow. The course you choose should last at least 4 weeks and should include a minimum of 6 hours of observed and critiqued teaching practice with non-English speaking students. Decide which part of the world you want to work in. South Korea offers better pay and a higher standard of living than most of Asia, but China offers a more laid back life style. Thailand has great beaches, but the work visa application process is strenuous. Many people pick up Spanish with greater ease than they do Asian