Teach & Travel Blog

A Quick Guide: Teaching English In Japan

Are you planning to teach English in Japan? Then you’ve chosen the perfect place to share your knowledge about the English language. Japan is still a premier destination to teach English and most of us will be amazed at what this country could offer to us. Before travelling there, you should consider the qualifications in…
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A Definitive Guide for Teaching English in China

Want to make a difference while immersing yourself in a unique culture? China is the most popular destination and has a huge demand for English Teachers. Many citizens in China want to learn how to speak English. They want you! English is a major part of their education. They offer excellent opportunities for native speakers…
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TESOL Courses Australia

Choosing the Best TESOL Course Provider

A TESOL certificate is a requirement for any paid teaching jobs that involves teaching English Internationally.  The main purpose of this certificate is to train and develop individual’s skills and knowledge in this field. With this certificate and training, it can create and give a huge advantage to individuals with teaching careers. Teaching English internationally…
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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

FAQs about Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

When teaching English to public or higher education positions, you need to have a master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or another course related to this field. You need to see job listings when you want to see what type of education and certification several jobs require. The TESOL acronym…
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Certificate iv in Tesol

Why There is a Need to Complete Certificate IV in TESOL?

When entering the field of Teaching English as a foreign or second language to the half of the world, you should consider having a Certificate IV in TESOL. This is a qualification for every individual who wants to teach English internationally. There are many registered training organisations that offer Certificate IV in TESOL courses that…
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What is TESOL

What is TESOL and Its Importance to Teaching

What is TESOL? If you want to teach English internationally, you should know what is TESOL. The term TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, which is the modern term for what used to be called TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language). This…
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English Language Teaching

Why Studying and Teaching English Language is Important

It’s a fact, that English is the most popular and widely used language in the world. It is the primary language of several countries like America, Europe, and Australia. It is also used as a secondary language by multilingual countries like Singapore, India, and the Philippines. People around the world are now studying the language…
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Brazil, its people, its parties, its paixão(passion)!

Brazil its paixão(passion)! Vast is a great adjective when it comes to Brazil.  Brazil boasts a vast geography that includes the bio diverse Amazon forest, the mighty Iguacu falls, a vast population of over 200 million, and vast beaches, including the famed Impanema, and Copacabana.   Brazil’s Carnival tradition is truly vast, beginning in 1641, in the…
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Bachelors of Education to the front of the queue please!

Are you one of the 15,000 newly minted teachers without a classroom this year? Or, are you due to graduate and wonder what opportunities, if any, await you after years of study? Perhaps you’re tired of the casual teaching grind, waiting to see where you’ll go next, the uncertainty and the inability to plan your…
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South Korea, Experience the culture, and the kimchi!

Why teach English in South Korea?  Free housing, free airfare, in addition to a great salary means money in the bank.  But more than the money, the country that gave us kimchi, Gangnam Style, and K-pop, offers a cultural experience like no other. South Korea, has been a favorite destination for TESOL teachers for several…
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Vietnam, the sweet spot.

Vietnam is currently a sweet spot for TESOL teachers, and for good reasons.  Whether it is because of its relatively young population, or its emerging economic success, the tropical climate, or its French influenced cuisine, Vietnam has a broad welcome mat out for western TESOLers. Vietnam takes a more relaxed approach to what we’ve come…
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Land of the Rising Sun

Japan is a major draw card for anyone looking at teaching English overseas.   Living in the Land of the Rising Sun, is an experience par excellence for any westerner.  Known for its rich and unique culture, it is a nation both ancient and ultra modern at the same time. For the first time TESOL teacher,…
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5 Great Reasons to Teach English in China

There are many great reasons to teach English in China.  While Tony Robbins might be able to give a lot of good advice, take it from Donald Trump, in the 21st century it’s all about China, China, China!  What’s got the Don so tense?  Well, China not only has a Great Wall, but it has…
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Why study business?

TESOL and Business … Strange bedfellows?                   I was asked the other day why Teach International offers a Diploma of Business. These two areas of study seem polarised … TESOL and Business. A pretty fair question as we often defend why we keep such a narrow scope…
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You have the Experience … you deserve the Qualification!

Make your experience count ! We have literally thousands of students that have studied with us over the years. Many have gone on to become successful English Teachers or Tutors.  As with most professions, the need to maintain up to date qualifications and certification becomes more important as the job market grows and becomes more…
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Is your fortune in China?

Looking for a change of fortunes?  China has a long history of fortunetelling, and its people are inclined to seek a notable sooth before any major event or endeavor.   Take the Beijing Olympics for example, its no coincidence that it opened on the 8th day of the 8th month, of 2008.   Not just the domain…
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Teach English in Laos

  Here are some Job Opportunities as at 22/2/2017 Medical English Teacher Vientiane, Laos Job Description Work as the main English teacher for resident physicians studying to improve their skills. These are people who are choosing to study and therefore, are excellent students. Their starting English levels vary considerably.  Read more… Job in Laos (Capital…
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Tutor English Online

Five great reasons to tutor English online.   Freedom. When told you can pick the hours you want to work, or the location, (as long as you have a good internet connection), it almost sounds too good to be true. Surely, it can’t be that easy?    Well, yes and no.   What’s the truth about picking…
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Some Like It Hot – LAOS

Coming from the Lucky Country, I can’t say I’m a fan of the cold, I taught English in South Korea, and the novelty soon wore off.    We’ve all heard about teaching English to speakers of other languages in countries like Japan, where currently the ski fields are doing a mad trade, rivers and lakes are…
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