This fully revised seventh edition of the definitive and acclaimed guide to short and long-term opportunities around the world for both trained and untrained teachers in the booming field of teaching English as a foreign language. Opportunities This fully revised seventh edition of the definitive and acclaimed guide to short and long-term opportunities around the world for both trained and untrained teachers in the booming field of teaching English as a foreign language. Opportunities exist from Bordeaux to Bogota, Paris to Patras, and the Mediterranean to the South China Seas as the worldwide desire to learn English is fuelled by the gradual adoption of English as the language of the Internet.
The essential information provided by Teaching English Abroad on finding a job covers not only recruitment organizations and useful Web sites but also how to become freelance teachers and where to find jobs on the spot once abroad. But the book also gives invaluable background information including a section on training as EFL teachers that contains a directory of more than 380 TEFL courses that last for periods from a weekend to three years. Plus, it includes advice on the preparations to make before leaving, accepting a job, and on how to cope with any problems that may arise once actually working.
In addition, Teaching English Abroad contains a country guide covering more than 70 countries around the world where EFL is a major industry that gives information on the local prospects in each country for qualified and unqualified teachers, the red tape involved in taking up work, and the conditions of employment. Extensive directories give the teacher requirements of more than 700 language schools in Europe, the Far East, Southeast Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America, and over 1,150 language school addresses to contact for jobs are also listed. ...Continua Nascondi