How Much Does a TESOL Certification Cost? [GUIDE TO TEFL/TESOL 2023]

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For nearly all purposes, an affordable 120-hour TESOL course in the $200-$300 price range is sufficient for most ESL jobs. Some students looking for a more robust TESOL certificate of 150+ hours or university-level will see fees raise significantly, with the average online TESOL certification cost between $400-$2,500.  TESOL, which stands for “teaching English as […]

How Long Does it Take to Get a TEFL [GUIDE TO TEFL 2023]

How long does it take to get a TEFL

When looking at possible courses, you might wonder: how long does it take to get a TEFL certificate? In general, depending on the type of course you select, you can expect to invest approximately 1-3 months into a high-quality TEFL course from start to finish. The exact answer, as we will explore further will depend […]

The 5 Best FREE & Cheap Online TEFL Certification Courses

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Getting TEFL certified doesn’t have to cost you your life savings, and, in fact, there are even some free online tefl certification options. While many higher-priced courses will set you back thousands of dollars, you should be aware of these more moderately-priced (and free) alternatives. Unless you’re aiming for a particular niche within the ESL […]

How to Teach English in Thailand Without a Degree [7 TIPS]

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Thousands of ESL instructors have managed to teach English in Thailand without degree credentials that are normally required to land employment in the tropical Southeast Asian gem. The reality of the ESL situation in Thailand is that demand for teachers forever and greatly exceeds the numbers of available professionals to fill those positions. As a […]

Teach English in Poland: Requirements, Jobs, and Living in Poland

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For young ESL professionals looking to teach English in Poland, this flowering EU bloc, post-Soviet gem offers multiple benefits to attract new residents. Let’s get into the benefits of teaching English in Poland, what the experience is like for ESL teachers, and what you can expect salary-wise. About Teaching English in Poland Located right in […]

Teaching English in Italy: How to Get a Job

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So you’re ready to jet-set to the land of the ancient Romans for gainful employment teaching English in Italy – but you’re not sure of the best strategy. Here’s how to do it right. About Teaching English in Italy As far as richness of culture and history goes, you’d be hard-pressed to find a superior […]

How to Teach English in the Taiwan: Beginners TEFL Guide 2023

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As far as ESL destinations in the Orient go, you’d be hard-pressed to make a much better choice than to teach English in Taiwan – a stunning island nation marked by subtropical evergreen forests, beaches, mountains, and an ultra-modern capital in Taipei. About teaching English in Taiwan Source Taiwan is an independent (for now) island […]

Teach English in Vietnam: Getting Started 2023

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A small but growing regional power has taken the Southeast Asian ESL game by storm in the last decade as thousand of teachers flock to teach English in Vietnam. Let’s dive into the ESL scene in Vietnam, the work-life experience for teachers, and how to land your dream job in a major city like Hanoi […]

Teaching English in Thailand: A How-To Guide 2023

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Sawatdee khrup! ( Thai for “Hello!”). If you’re interested in teaching English in Thailand, we’ve got you covered with this in-depth guide based on hard-earned firsthand experience. About teaching English in Thailand When it comes to fun in the sun, Thailand is the undisputed leader in Southeast Asia, if not in the world. Teaching English […]

How to Teach English in the Philippines: Beginners Guide 2023

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If you’ve been weighing the possibility of setting sail to teach English in the Philippines – aka the “Pearl of the Orient” — we’ve got you covered here with all the ins and outs, the pros and cons, of relocating to this magical Southeast Asian archipelago for a new ESL position. About teaching English in […]