Teach English TEFL

Starting to teach English abroad can be daunting and full of questions: What course to do? Where to teach? etc. We’ve put our 12 years’ of experience, and that of our friends, into posts answering all of these questions.

Teaching English in Seoul South Korea

Guides to different countries where people teach abroad, by people who have taught there.

Teaching English in South Korea Teacher Experiences

Interviews with people teaching English abroad where they talk about how they started out and what advice they have for new TEFL Teachers.

Why trust us?

We’ve been teaching English for 12 years now, in several different countries. We’ve ‘been there, done that’ and want to share our successes, and mistakes with you. We’ve also got many friends who also teach abroad, who are also happy to share their stories with you.

We are not connected with any specific organisation or company, so all advice is based on our own independent opinions.

Looking a bit windswept on the Wild Encounter Thailand boat whale watching in the Gulf of Thailand pink dolphins Irrawaddy dolphins Thailand Bryde's whales
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Getting started in TEFL

CELTA TEFL Teach English

TEFL can be a confusing industry, full of weird acronyms and multiple courses and job types. We’ve tried to simplify it with a series of posts for people new to teaching English.

Country Guides

Teach English with Westgate Japan

TEFL teachers working around the world talk about the countries they have taught in, including types of jobs, salaries and requirements. Find out about teaching in China, South Korea, Colombia, South Africa and many other places.

New Teacher Tales

Malayan English Academy Malaysia (2)

In this interview series, TEFL teachers talk about how they started out teaching English abroad and give advice to new teachers.

Why trust us?

We’re both qualified English teachers with 12 years’ experience behind us, in 6 different countries, including Vietnam, Spain and Ukraine. Over this time, we’ve built friendships with other TEFL teachers and collectively, we’ve got a lot of experience and advice to give. We’re not connected to any TEFL organisation or job agency, and advice we give is independent. Find out more about who we are.

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