Teach English Abroad   What is TESOL?

Familiarize yourself with the information concerning the TESOL certification that will provide you with the best opportunities for job placement worldwide.
 
What is TESOL?
english_teacherTESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is an internationally recognized qualification that allows you to be a teacher of English language in countries where the native language is not English.

The major reason of this diploma is to provide you with the main approaches to teaching and learning the English language. After finishing the course, you will have the fundamental tools for teaching English to people who speak other languages. Besides you will learn to apply diverse teaching methods based on dissimilar student needs and profiles.

The TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) can frequently be puzzling for the reason that both terms are used interchangeably and efficiently denote the same thing. In both cases, the aim is teaching English to those whose first language is not English around the world.

The majority of countries suppose a TESOL certification to be a condition to securing a job as a teacher of English language. The TESOL training program makes you acquainted with methodical lesson plans, efficient classroom organization and competent teaching methods. Your essential comprehension in the language and grammar is further made stronger. TESOL program brings out your most excellent teaching skills, and the training imparted provides you with practical teaching experience. Moreover, there is a great demand globally for TESOL teachers and this opens much more career alternatives for you.

Though the prerequisites for TESOL teachers are different in different locations, you may choose one of the following general opportunities for you as a TESOL teacher:

• If you are a new TESOL teacher, a private language school, where children and adults attend English classes (usually conversational), would be the best environment for your career start.

• Primary Schools, High Schools, Colleges and Universities worldwide have a need of qualified English teaching professionals, and a TESOL certificate will definitely reach your resume. 

• You may teach one or two-hour lessons once or twice a week in businesses.

 • Private Tutoring involves one-to-one communication with your student and is also extremely worthwhile once you have productively set up a group of students.

TESOL also gives you a great opportunity to travel and see the world at the same time as you get your experience. The countries that you can visit and teach English with your TESOL qualification are countless. Moreover, as a TESOL teacher, you will be capable of availing constant guidance, support and information long after you graduate from your course. You have unlimited access to worldwide job databases, employment services, discussion forums and country guides. Internet chat rooms let you to work together with the teaching organization, and share views and look for guidance. You also have access to numerous resources and active lesson ideas that you can download and use in the classroom.