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!
July 7, 2020
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Teach Abroad Now: 60 Countries You Can Travel to in July 2020

For those who would like to travel to Mexico, coronavirus border lockdown measures are still tight but you can enter for work. That said, there aren’t many hotels open, so if you’re teaching abroad in Mexico, make sure you have accommodation sorted beforehand. To teach abroad now in Mexico, make sure you have a TEFL qualification to secure a job beforehand.
July 3, 2020
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We Asked TEFLPros Graduates How Our Course Prepared Them For Online Teaching (Here’s What They Said)

“Not only did I feel prepared after going through the course, I got an offer to teach online almost immediately. While this course features real in-class observation via video (I think around 20 hours of it), it's quite easy to adapt what I saw in the classrooms to my online teaching experience. Plus the course taught me how to adapt it to any situation. 
June 24, 2020
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Online Teaching Essentials for Your 2020 TEFL Virtual Classroom

High-quality TEFL worksheets, activity books, teaching frameworks, lesson plans, and English teaching resources are invaluable online teaching essentials. Don’t settle for scrappy, disorganized lesson planning and poorly worded worksheets.  Create a tailored English learning curriculum that embraces all facets of the language learning process using digital TEFL resources. 
June 17, 2020
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2x Your Stay at Home Mom Salary for More Free Time with TEFLPros!

Aiming to solve these obstacles, Jos and Whit believe in crafting accessible, high-quality ESL education, so that everyone can grow their ambitions, enter a rewarding job, and earn a decent annual salary. That’s why the TEFLPros course is a popular solution if you're a working mother. It’s designed for real people becoming real teachers in real life.
June 12, 2020
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5 Gap Year Disadvantages (+ How a TEFL Certificate Solves Them)

Children and adults all over the world are crying out for English teachers. Taking a TEFL gap year offers you the opportunity to connect and grow with cultures from all over the world, learning alongside each other. Not only will you craft bonds that last a lifetime, you’ll gather a years’ worth of unforgettable memories. 
June 1, 2020
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7 Unexpected Reasons a TEFL Gap Year is a Good Idea

Children and adults all over the world are crying out for English teachers. Taking a TEFL gap year offers you the opportunity to connect and grow with cultures from all over the world, learning alongside each other. Not only will you craft bonds that last a lifetime, you’ll gather a years’ worth of unforgettable memories. 
June 1, 2020
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“TEFL Changed My Life” – TEFLPros Founder, Jos Pollak, on Why Take a TEFL 

Today, we hear from TEFLPros Co-Founder and international TEFL trainer & teacher, Jocelyn Pollak. Having travelled widely, Jocelyn has leveraged her TEFL qualification to teach both online and in-person all over the world.  Transitioning from the hectic world of sales, Jocelyn walked away from her stressful, overworked schedule, to pursue a more rewarding journey in EFL teaching — before later founding GoOversea’s #1 online TEFL provider, TEFLPros.
May 29, 2020
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6 Online Teaching Zoom Free Alternatives for Virtual Classroom Learning

In the era of data security, it’s important that you’re not the missing link in your business’s chain. You don’t want a hacker accessing yours or your student private data through a security flaw in a Zoom virtual English lesson. 
May 27, 2020

Kiss Job Hunting Goodbye: 6 TEFL Stay at Home Work Opportunities

As a TEFL teacher, you can offer Business English consultancy services to small, medium, and large-scale enterprises. If you’d like to go down the corporate route, try using an online business language school, such as Open English or Learnlight, as these organizations will supply you with clients and a decent salary.  Alternatively, set up your own website and advertise your services as an independent English language agency for businesses.
May 26, 2020
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Gap Year vs College – How a TEFL Changes Things

TEFL teachers are able to offer colleges concrete examples of the soft skills that they have developed and practiced throughout their gap year. By productively using time toward practical skill development, gap year TEFL teachers become more appealing to college admissions.
May 24, 2020
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Need Work From Home Ideas? Why Not Teach? Try This FREE 2-Day TEFL

The uncertainty that surrounds us leaves us asking ourselves ‘will work from home be the new normal?’ However, perhaps the question isn’t ‘Will work from home become the norm?’ but whether it’s even possible.For TEFL teachers, the dream of permanently working from home is very real.
May 22, 2020
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Online Teaching Tips for TEFL Teachers – From a Real Online EFL Teacher

A top online EFL teaching tip is to deliver lessons using the 3 P’s: Presentation, Practice, and Production. This means that you show your EFL students a new English language skill, have them practice, and then direct them to produce a piece of work to demonstrate this.
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