Do I need to know Spanish to teach English?
The answer is most definitely: YES! In the vast majority of cases you do not need to the know the local language of the country where you teach to get hired. You will get a job because you are a fluent English speaker who is equipped to teach your students English in an immersion setting.
What countries need English teachers?
9 countries looking for English teachers
- Brazil. Brazil is one of the countries in high demand for English teachers due to a boom in business, trade, and tourism.
- Cambodia. ESL teaching positions in Cambodia’s job market are growing quickly.
- South Korea.
Which country pays English teachers the most?
Top 9 Countries for paying the most money for EFL teachers
|1. The United Arab Emirates||US$3,500 – 5,000 per month|
|2. Japan||US$2,200 – 5,000 per month|
|3. Saudi Arabia||US$3,000 – 4,000 per month|
|4. Kuwait||US$2,600 – 4,000 per month|
|5. Oman||US$2,000 – 3,500 per month|
How much does a TEFL certificate cost?
Prices vary depending on some key factors, but expect to pay about $200 for very minimal online certification, and closer to $400-500 USD for online certification of enough hours to qualify for most TEFL jobs (at least 100).
Is it worth getting TEFL certified?
Is TEFL Certification worth it? Yes. If you want to get a good teaching job and be an effective teacher for your students, then it is definitely worth it. Remember, most schools worldwide require a TEFL certification; and once you’re certified you can the ball rolling on applying and interviewing for jobs.
How long is a TEFL certificate valid for?
No, TEFL certificates do not expire, they are valid for life. Once you have completed your course, either online or by attending a training center, you will be able to start work straight away or set off on your travels and use it later when your funds starts to get low.
Can you teach English abroad with just a TEFL?
One of the best things about the field of teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) is that it’s open to just about anyone.
How long does a 120-hour TEFL course take?
one month to six months
Which is better tesol or TEFL?
In short, TEFL programs are best if you want to teach English abroad in a country where the primary language is not English. TESOL programs are better if you want to teach English to learners in an English speaking country.
What is the best certification for teaching English as a second language?
Does it matter where I get my TEFL certification?
For example, I went to get my certificate at a college, took me some time and money, but when I was doing my interview for my teaching job here in South Korea, the interviewer was impressed that I went to college for it. It mostly doesn’t matter, but it will make you look better if you put more effort into it.
Can you teach English as a second language without a degree?
Yes. Schools in countries the world over will hire you to teach English abroad without a college degree if you have an accredited TEFL certification. Numerous destinations throughout South America, and some in Europe and Asia, will hire you to teach English abroad without a 4-year degree.
Are online TEFL courses recognized?
While accredited courses, like the CELTA or Trinity, are regulated by large, globally renowned universities and institutions, and included on government qualification frameworks worldwide, most online courses aren’t actually recognised by, well, anyone.