TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. TEFL courses will equip you with the skills and confidence that you need to teach English as a foreign Language.
Another Common acronym for teaching English is TESOL. It stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. TEFL is commonly used in the UK; TESOL is more commonly used in the U.S., Canada and Australia.
TEFL is predominately taught in countries where English isn’t the native language. Opportunities commonly exist in schools and language institutes, but you will also find opportunities for private tutoring, corporate businesses, volunteering and online learning.
The students you will teach come in all ages, from children to adults and at all levels. Programs range from one- to-one classes, small, medium or large groups.
TEFL jobs are available in the following organisations:
There are many reasons to TEFL, here are few: