TESOL Certification

One of the best ways to travel the world while working in a rewarding and profitable field is to seek TESOL certification. TESOL stands for "teachers of English to speakers of other languages." People who earn TESOL certification either teach English as a second language (ESL) or English as a foreign language (EFL).


You can teach English as a second language in the United States and all over the world. ESL courses help people who speak another language, such as Spanish, learn the basics of English in countries where English is spoken. ESL is offered in most public and private school systems throughout the United States. English as a foreign language is generally taught in countries where English is not the primary language. EFL is often taught to students around the world who want to apply to colleges and universities in the United States. Most facilities require foreign students to provide test scores that prove a basic understanding of the English language. If you want to become certified to teach ESL or EFL, you need to meet a few minimum requirements. These requirements vary according to the grade level of study, and the country in which you seek certification. In places like Korea, an AA is all that is needed to teach, while in some countries, such as China, you only need a high school diploma to be eligible. Most language schools also require teachers to provide proof of some sort of certification course work as well. One of the best ways to gain experience teaching English to foreign students is to volunteer in your local community. Volunteer work requires the least amount of certification, and is a great way to explore the world of ESL and EFL education. If you're planning on teaching English in another country, it's a good idea to find out what kind of visa and work permit requirements need to be met. Some countries require teachers to provide proof of specialization in the field they wish to teach. If you're traveling to a foreign country, it's always a good idea to make contact with the embassy to make sure you meet all the necessary requirements for employment.


Increase Your Earning Potential

If you enjoy world travel and you like working with people, teaching English might just be the career choice for you. In most cases, you don't even have to speak a foreign language to qualify to teach English in another country. The pay range for TESOL positions varies depending on location. For example, teaching in the Middle East tends to provide higher salary rates than teaching English in other parts of the world. When considering where to teach it's important to consider quality of living, climate, attitude towards foreigners, pay rate, and accommodations. It's always a good idea to seek employment in a country that has always held a special interest to you, as it helps to keep you motivated and interested in your work.


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HU women?s auxiliary gives scholarship
After spending January term in Thailand, she added studies to fulfill requirements for a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certificate. Barrantes is also a member of the HU women?s soccer team and was selected to be a resident ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 02 May 2016 04:59:00 GMT

New TESOL Certificate for Undergrads in the Fall
A new TESOL certificate will be available in the fall for all undergraduate students interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages, whether at home or abroad. "The TESOL undergraduate certificate is important because it is a new option for ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:00:00 GMT

TRI-COUNTY PROFILES: Union College professor practices project-based learning and lifestyle
I sold the shop in 2001 and moved with my wife to Nashville and then got out of the guitar business totally and got a TESOL certificate, working with ESL students and then started a Master?s program and got my Doctorate at Tennessee State University.
Publ.Date : Sun, 01 May 2016 18:50:00 GMT

Tesol course at Claret
Tesol (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Philippines, Asian EFL Journal and Claret School of Quezon City will hold a Tesol Certificate Course starting August 10 until September 8. See the world by becoming Tesol certified and earn lucrative ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 02 Aug 2013 06:56:22 GMT

Kickstart Your TESOL Career
The Program offers MA in TESOL (with a joint AU/Peace Corps option), Graduate Certificate in TESOL, BA/MA in TESOL, and M.A.T. and Certificate in ESOL tracks in conjunction with the School of Education, Teaching and Health. The program welcomes students on ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2016 23:01:35 GMT

Fund Your New Life Overseas Teaching English In Southeast Asia
A TESOL certification requires 120 hours of training and in-class ... Applying for any teaching job in Southeast Asia you'll need to provide a background check from the police local where you have lived for the past six months. This, as well as your ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:08:00 GMT

UC Irvine Extension Launches Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Online Certificate Program
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 22, 2016) - In response to the growing demand for quality English language instructors both abroad and in the United States, the University of California, Irvine Extension announced today a new Teaching English to Speakers of ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 22 Feb 2016 03:44:00 GMT

Continuing Education\'s TESOL Program Prepares Teachers for International Experiences
As Milena Grzibovska, 22, was studying how to teach English at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik where she is a graduate ... and its Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages [TESOL] concentration. Grzibovska emailed for more information ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Sep 2002 17:00:00 GMT

FEU CAVITE Offers TESOL certification course
FEU Cavite will offer a TESOL Certification Course starting November 2015 (all weekends of November). The program aims to provide an international edge to aspiring and practicing English teachers. The TESOL Certification course is a 120-hour course which ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Oct 2015 17:00:00 GMT

Bringing innovation to English teaching
TESOL Certificate for Young Learners (YL-TESOL), which is for teachers of young learners ages four to 12; Play and Learn TESOL (PL-TESOL), which trains teachers who will teach young children ages three to eight; TESOL Certificate for International Teachers ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:24:00 GMT