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 14, 2019
Cinque Terra Italy

Program Highlight: Travels While Teaching

One of the best memories I’ve had while traveling and teaching was when I hiked the towns of Cinque Terra, Italy! It was the most amazing feeling - standing on top of the mountain, looking at one of the most beautiful sites I've seen, thinking to myself…I made it. I did it. That was the moment I realized, anything was possible!
March 4, 2019
Spring break

3 Things We Wish We Had Done Over Spring Break

Spring break is one of the highlights of a college career. And if you’re a graduating senior this year, it’s also the last break in schoolwork you’ll have prior to graduation. Keep reading to learn the three things we wish we had done to maximize our Spring breaks.
February 16, 2019
Au Pair in China

Program Highlight: Wanderlust Exchange

Ever considered living abroad in China? Well this program offered by our friends at Wanderlust Exchange might be just what you've been looking for! Keep reading to find out how you can work, study, and travel in China for 3 to 6 months on this exciting program.
February 16, 2019
Couples Travel

The Best Travel Gear for Couples

It’s the month of love and that means we get to share some of our best tips for traveling as a couple. While it may come with its own set of challenges, hitting the road with your romantic sidekick can offer the experience of a lifetime. Keep reading to find out our favorite finds for traveling duos.
January 7, 2019
TEFL teacher

Getting Started in the TEFL Classroom

Congratulations! You have just completed your TEFL certification. Now the question is - what’s next? In this article we are setting out the key items we think should top your “new teacher to-do list”.
January 6, 2019
TEFL travel

How We Got Started in TEFL

This month’s theme is Get Started! So throughout January we will be sharing stories of how people just like you got started on their own TEFL journey. In this article Jocelyn and I will give some insights about our own backgrounds and what led us to TEFL.
December 2, 2018
teaching English online

Teaching English Online: How to Get Started

Teaching English online is becoming a more attractive option for people who want to work online from home or abroad. The question is - where do you start?
December 1, 2018
Christmas tree

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
TEFL certification

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.
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