Welcome to TEFLProse!

No that’s not a typo, it’s the name of our blog. Prose, get it? As in writing. Ok, you got it. Our blog is a place where you can get all sorts of odds and ends about teaching, living abroad, jobs and whatever else Jos and Whitney feel like you might enjoy reading on that particular day. This is a spot where we want to share some useful tips with you in a “real human” way. Please excuse our bad hair days and casual writing style, we want to have a little fun too!
January 19, 2021
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[Part 2] Earn More Teaching Online With These Simple Tips [ft. VIPKid]

Due to the pandemic, more TEFL teachers than ever before are teaching online. So, it’s more important than ever to know your way around popular online platforms like VIPKid. Here is our follow-up insider look at how to earn more teaching online!
January 12, 2021
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Earn More Teaching Online With These Simple Tips [ft. VIPKid]

Ready to increase your bookings and earn more as an English teacher in 2021? Read on to learn how to earn more teaching online with these simple tips (ft. VIPKid).
December 30, 2020
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3 Types of Sites to Jump Start your TEFL Job Search

3 Types of Sites to Jump Start your TEFL Job Search   Not sure where to start your TEFL job search? You’re not alone! In this post we take a look at three types of sites to help you launch your TEFL job search and ultimately […]
December 24, 2020
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5 Fun TEFL Lessons using The Night Before Christmas

5 Fun TEFL Lessons using The Night Before Christmas     With the holiday season in full swing, why not take some time out to share the beloved The Night Before Christmas poem with your students?  We developed these 5 fun TEFL lessons using this lighthearted […]
October 23, 2020

How to Teach English Abroad: The Ultimate 2021 Guide

The world is certainly in a tailspin so your options to teach abroad summer 2021 are a little more restricted than previous years. That doesn’t mean you don’t have a wealth of international teaching opportunities at your fingertips, however. Are you considering taking a TEFL certification but asking yourself ‘Where can I teach abroad in 2021?’. Here’s a few of the best places to teach English abroad over the next year.
October 22, 2020

TEFL Teachers Abroad: Living in China for a Year

Enjoy this insight into how Goats on the Road lived as TEFL teachers abroad in China. From the rewarding relationships they built with the children to the incredible skills the acquired, Goats on the Road delve into why having a TEFL was a game-changer while traveling and working.
October 1, 2020

How to Teach Business English Online and Abroad

Just like teaching adults online and teaching kids online, there are plenty of online business ESL schools that offer online TEFL jobs. Here are our top picks for online business English teaching jobs for teaching business English online. Find out more about teaching business online and abroad in this guide.
September 24, 2020

Learn Everything About TEFL Jobs – FAQs

Salaries for TEFL jobs vary considerably, depending on your situation. If you’re teaching abroad, your salary ranges depending on the kind of school you work in. If you work in a fancy international school with a world-renowned reputation, you’ll likely earn big bucks. Equally, if you work in a country with a high GDP, you’ll earn higher wages. Some TEFL teachers in high-wage earning positions abroad can earn $3000+ a month. Sometimes this may also include subsidies for rent.
September 21, 2020
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Teach English to Kids Online: 6 Top ESL Companies

The only qualification you need to teach English to kids online is an internationally-accredited TEFL qualification. Rated #1 on GoOverseas, the TEFLPros 120-Hour Online TEFL Certification is all you need to qualify as an online teacher for kids. Our comprehensive self-paced online teacher training program will run you through all the skills you need to be a killer online teacher.
September 14, 2020

What TEFL Careers Exist? Teaching and Beyond

Many TEFL teachers go on to create ESL teaching resources for online and in-person TEFL teachers. This is one of the most flexible careers. Craft packs of reading resources, books of writing worksheets, listening podcasts, or speaking flashcards. If you’re more technologically-minded, why not create downloadable teaching packs, activity books, or interactive ESL resources.
September 14, 2020
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Online vs in person TEFL: Which to Take

If you want to be a teacher, training can be expensive. For those without a degree, it can be hard to break into teaching without spending thousands of dollars. However, with a TEFL, you can teach ESL without a degree. When you look at online vs in person TEFL training, could spend $2000+ on an in person TEFL course, or choose an online course, which is far more affordable. 
September 7, 2020

Teach English Online to Adults: 8 Online ESL Schools

Teaching kids not your thing? Don't worry, as on online TEFL teacher, you have access to a whole realm of teaching positions where you only teach adults. If you're looking to teach English online to adults, read on to find out which online ESL schools come up trumps.
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