Entries by clareE

TESOL Graduate Review: Teaching English in Chile

I have always been fascinated by languages and cultures. From an early age, I was exposed to foreign languages and wanted to learn how they work. The idea of sharing that knowledge with others and watching how they learn to communicate in a new language was just captivating. I think that was my main motivation […]

OnTESOL Graduate Review: Teaching English in Hubei, China

  First and foremost, I would like to say teaching is a noble profession. After graduating from my education degree, I had a desire to share the skills I learned in school.  I decided to take a leap of faith and explore a different part of the word. This decision then motivated me to enrol […]

TESOL Teacher Review: Teaching English in Nepal

My experience as a teacher’s aide in Nepal is one I will never forget. I had never been on a solo trip before, and it was my first time traveling and living alone in a developing country. I worried that I was out of my depth and thought maybe this whole thing was a mistake […]

Teaching English in Thailand – A TSETA Teacher’s Review

I graduated Concordia University in Montreal, Canada with a BA in English literature and wanted to work in my field of study. I had also worked as a Director of Business development for a marketing agency and was ready for a change. In addition, the possibility of traveling while living abroad was very appealing. About […]

The Life of A Freelance ESL Teacher in Canada

    I taught in private language schools for over 6 years and throughout that time, I always wanted more time and freedom to be able to do what I wanted both in and out of the classroom. I never knew exactly how I would achieve this or if this was even possible. In 2017, however, […]

Planning to Teach English Abroad? Government Authentication Required for Your TESOL / TEFL Certification

If your plan is to teach English abroad in 2020, more countries now require teachers to hold a TESOL, TESL or TEFL certificate that is authenticated by the government of the country where the certificate is issued.  Unless your a government agency authenticates your certificate, many countries won’t issue the visa you need to teach. […]