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!

December 1, 2018
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How to Survive the Holidays: TEFL Edition

What happens to your holiday cheer when you find yourself living alone thousands of miles away from your friends and family? In this article we are going to share our top tips for making the most of the holiday season as an EFL teacher living abroad.
April 4, 2018
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What is a TEFL Certification? Here’s What You Need To Know

If you are interested in teaching English abroad, you must understand the basics of a TEFL certification. In this article we explain what a TEFL certification is and how to choose a course that's right for you.
April 2, 2018
TEFL checklist

5 Things to Watch Out for When Shopping for an Online TEFL Course

In today's ever changing world of online learning, you have to do your research in order to find a course that is truly high-quality. TEFL certifications are no exception. Here are 5 things to watch out for when shopping for a TEFL course online.
April 2, 2018
Signs that Online TEFL is right for you

Signs You Should Consider an Online TEFL Certification

In the changing educational landscape of today, online courses are becoming increasingly desirable. Here are some signs that you should consider an online TEFL certification.
April 2, 2018
TEFL certification questions

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Searching for a TEFL Course

Finding the perfect TEFL course can be challenging. That's why we're helping you out with 7 questions to ask yourself when you are on the hunt for the TEFL course that best fits your needs.
March 31, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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