TEFL Essentials: Thinking About Teaching English Abroad

How and why you should teach English abroad.
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  • Lectures 6
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

Are you ready to start your new life abroad?

TEFL Essentials: Thinking About Teaching English Abroad is for people who are thinking about teaching English abroad, wondering how to get started, or wondering if teaching English abroad is something they can actually do.

In short and easy to follow video lectures you will:

  • Discover the benefits of teaching English abroad

  • Learn commonly used TEFL terminology

  • Answer the top 14 questions about teaching English abroad

  • Get a taste of what to expect from a TEFL or CELTA course

  • Know how you can start teaching English abroad

In addition I’ve included an A-Z of ELT which you can download and refer to throughout your English teaching career.

Don’t waste time trawling the internet like I did. Join TEFL Essentials and take your first step towards teaching English abroad today!

What are the requirements?

  • This course is aimed at native-level English speakers who want to become English teachers.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know the benefits of teaching English abroad.
  • Understand some common TEFL acronyms.
  • Answer the most commonly asked questions about teaching English.
  • Get a taste of what to expect from a TEFL course.

Who is the target audience?

  • People who are considering teaching English abroad.
  • People who are considering taking a TEFL or CELTA to teach English abroad.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome To The Course!

Welcome to TEFL Essentials: Thinking About Teaching English Abroad

Section 2: Why Teach English Abroad?

So why teach English abroad? From simply needing money to wanting to travel and share the gift of our language, here, in no particular order, are my top seven reasons for teaching English abroad.


The world of TEFL is full of acronyms. In this video you’ll learn the meanings of 20 commonly used acronyms in English language teaching.


Do I know enough about English to actually teach it? Do I have to be able to speak another language? Can I really make enough money to live on while teaching English? This lecture answers the most commonly asked questions asked by people think of teaching English abroad.

Section 3: A Taste of TEFL

This lecture will give you an idea of what teaching the English language involves and gives you a taster of what you will learn in a TEFL or CELTA course. 

At the end of this lecture you will understand what icebreakers are and what their purpose is in the EFL classroom.

58 pages

From A to Z this presentation will guide you through the terminology you are likely to come across during your TEFL or CELTA course and on a daily basis in your English teachign career.

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Instructor Biography

Fiona Sloane, EFL Teacher & Trainer

Since 2008 I've been living around the world and teaching English as a foreign language. In 2011 I started organizing and leading workshops for English language teachers. Now, with Udemy and the internet, I am embarking on a new project to create English language and teacher training videos so I can share my skills and experience with a wider audience.

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