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!
April 1, 2020
Teach English in Thailand

The Best Places to Teach English in Thailand

Famed as a hot spot for travelers, Thailand also reigns as one of the top stops to teach English abroad. The magnetic capital, Bangkok, is the at the epicenter of the teaching market but for those seeking something more serene, the seductive charm of Chiang Mai and the sun-kissed south await.
April 1, 2020
teach English in Russia

The Best Places to Teach English in Russia

With a population of over 140 million, there are opportunities all year round to teach in Russia; and not just in schools. Here is our top list!
March 10, 2020
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TEFL Activities: Present Continuous Practice

Present continuous can be one of the most fun tenses to teach because it’s all about action. Here’s an activity that our students always have fun with.
March 9, 2020
TEFL students talking

Conversation Starters in the TEFL Classroom

What comes after, “Hello, how are you...”? Here are some great conversation starters that you can teach your students so that they feel more prepared for real life.
March 9, 2020
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Worried about Covid-19? Here’s why now is the PERFECT time to start your TEFL course…

For those considering TEFL certification, the Covid-19 global crisis presents a unique opportunity for would be teachers.
January 14, 2020
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Learning Service in the TEFL Industry

What does the TEFL industry have to do with the concept of learning service? In this post we will explore how this concept relates to the world of TEFL.
January 14, 2020
Learning Service Book

Volunteering Abroad Can Do Harm – But It Doesn’t Have To

International volunteering is often marketed as a fun and easy way to change the world – basically a vacation with added “do-gooder” benefits. But it is often much more complicated than it originally seems.
December 19, 2019

Why We Are Grateful We Taught English Abroad

For the 2018 holiday season TEFLPros’ decided to do a little reflection of our own. Here are our top 10 reasons why we’re grateful we taught English abroad.
November 19, 2019
teach English in China

The Best Places to Teach English in China

China is a mecca for teachers who want to work abroad. Keep reading to find out the best places to teach English in China.
November 19, 2019
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China: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Teaching English overseas is growing in popularity. Keep reading China: What You Need to Know Before You Go to learn our insider tips. 
November 19, 2019
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Teaching English in China: The Survival Guide

Are you interested in teaching English in China? If the answer is yes, then look no further. Here are 5 of our top tips to help you survive as a newbie.
October 29, 2019
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Program Highlight: A Way Abroad

Have you considered teaching English abroad, but feel stuck about how to make it happen? That's where our friends at A Way Abroad come in. Keep reading to learn more about their business of keeping you in the know about employment opportunities, country specifics - and more! 
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