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!

March 31, 2018
TEFL course online

5 Key Things to Look for in an Online TEFL Course

You know you want to go abroad and teach, but now what? You need to choose a TEFL certification. If you decide that online training is the best path for you, here are our 5 key things to look for in an online TEFL course.
March 25, 2018
TEFL interview questions

Five Common TEFL Interview Questions

What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses? We’ve all heard this as one of the most common interview questions. But when it comes to your first TEFL interview, what kind of questions should you expect?
February 22, 2018
tefl teaching

Getting a TEFL Job

The most common question we get from prospective TEFL course takers is "can I get a job?" Perhaps you are one of these people wondering whether you can get a TEFL job, and whether you're qualified. In this article, we are going to try to demystify the TEFL job question.
November 27, 2017
TEFL teach abroad

Healthy Teachers Are Happier: Natural Ways to Boost Your Immunity During Cold and Flu Season

Looking for ways to stay healthy this season? Read on to learn 4 natural ways teachers can boost their immunity and beat those cold weather blues.
November 7, 2017
TEFL teach students abroad

Four Types of Students You Find in the EFL Classroom

Ever wonder what happens within the four walls of an EFL classroom? Read on to learn four of the most common types of students you may encounter.
November 2, 2017
TEFL teach abroad

Teaching English Abroad? Learn How to Make Your First Day Lessons Count

Teaching English Abroad? Learn How to Make Your First Day Lessons Count In this post we share some concrete tips for getting the most out of your first day lessons in the EFL classroom. For more info on first day lesson planning make sure to visit […]
October 18, 2017
TEFL teaching abroad

Moving Abroad To Teach English? Here’s What To Pack…

Want to teach EFL abroad? Here are some tips on what to pack to help make your transition overseas as smooth as possible.
October 17, 2017
TEFL teaching abroad

How Your College Major Can Help You As A TEFL Professional

You may be thinking, I’m not an English major, how can I teach EFL? In fact, EFL teachers come from all sorts of different educational backgrounds.
May 22, 2017
TEFL Teaching English abroad is fun!

Teaching English Abroad: The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Everyone says the dream job is to find something you love so much that you would do it for free. For many, teaching English abroad is that job.
May 22, 2017
Shopping as a TEFL teacher abroad

Shopping Activities: EFL Lesson Ideas

This shopping role-play can be used at the end of a speaking lesson on clothing vocabulary, food vocabulary or even a lesson on negotiating and bargaining.
May 22, 2017
TEFL teaching English abroad is fun!

Privilege: The Real Impact of an English Education

English is truly the international language of today's world. Often, those of us privileged to be native speakers, take this fact for granted on a daily basis.
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