Your year overseas can often be one of the best years of your life. You meet new friends from all over the world, travel far more than you ever did, experience a new culture, learn a language, and develop new skills in a fun and rewarding job. And there is nothing more satisfactory than feeling you’ve accomplished what you wanted after your year is complete!
If you’ve decided to pursue that dream of teaching English abroad you’ve probably realised you need to look into a TEFL qualification, but there are so many options out there it’s hard to know where to start. This post will present a few options so you can explore which TEFL course is right for you.
TPR (a fancy word for charades) is the core element of my job. It requires the modelling and acting of words, to encourage a complete understanding of a topic, without the need to translate. It allows the communication of an idea between two people who cannot understand each other through language.