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Tefl testimonials - Can I Teach English Abroad Without A Degree - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  Do you want to teach English abroad but don’t have a degree? Don't worry! Although having a degree may make it easier to find a teaching job, teaching English without a degree is still a very real option.  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - Can I Be An English Teacher Without An English Degree - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  Do you want to teach English as a foreign language but you don’t have a degree? Don’t despair! Although having a degree might make it easier to find a teaching job, it’s not impossible to teach English without a degree.  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - How Can I Teach Online Without A Degree - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  Without a university degree, is it still possible to teach English online? Yes it is! While it is more difficult to teach English online without a degree, it is still very much possible to make it happen.  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - Have Tefl But No Degree - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  There are some countries throughout the world where a degree is a required qualification for teaching ESL. However, with only a TEFL certificate there are still numerous opportunities on almost every continent. There are more opportunities worldwide than we can cover, so try to do your own research where possible.  [Read more]

What can I do with a TEFL degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


First we will look at the different levels of study currently available and how they relate to the world of TEFL qualifications. Taking the UK as an example, there are nine qualification levels; examples of actual UK qualifications at each level are given below: From the above, we can see that a degree in TEFL/TESOL is at level 6 and is therefore a very high level of study in the English teaching world. A few examples of such Level 6 courses are shown below: https://www.bachelorstudies.com/BA-English-Language-Linguistics-and-TESOL/United-Kingdom/York-St-John-University/ https://www.bachelorstudies.com/Bachelor-of-Arts-in-TESOL/USA/Great-Northern-University/ https://www.bachelorstudies.com/BA-TESOL/Thailand/Thongsook-College/ If you have a TEFL/TESOL degree the most obvious use of it would...  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - Where Can I Teach English Abroad Without A University Degree - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  If you want to teach English abroad and you do not have a 4-year degree there are still plenty of great destinations to choose from. Most countries in Latin America have no such restrictions, while popular countries such as Spain and Italy are also great options.  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - Do I Need A Degree To Teach English Abroad - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  Although a degree is necessary if you want to have access to every English language teaching market worldwide, there are also plenty of good options open to those without a high-level qualification.  [Read more]

Have TEFL but no degree - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


Demand for ESL teachers is high in all areas of the world and employers typically prefer those who have a TEFL qualification over non-qualified applicants. It is highly recommended that you first complete an internationally accredited TEFL certification before applying for an ESL teaching position. Having some form of teaching experience will also increase your options for employment, though as with a degree, this is not always a requirement. With countries ranging from ancient to very modern, Europe offers a whole range of history, climate, and population density. There are many countries where a degree is not required and these include the ever popular, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic. If you are looking for something quieter, areas of Greece, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria may be...  [Read more]

Do you need a degree for TEFL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


Teaching English without a degree is, fortunately, possible. Regardless of your educational history, there are plenty of language schools that will be happy to employ you. True, having a degree opens up more doors and opportunities, but if you don't have one, there is no reason to let that stop you from pursuing your dream of teaching English abroad. The question of whether you need a degree to find a teaching position is arbitrary, as it is with many other occupations. There is no reason why an English teacher with a university degree would be more effective than one without. Certain traits (passion, commitment, and the ability to create rapport with your students, for example) are more important than a college diploma in this career, as they are in many others. It is important to note,...  [Read more]

Can I teach English abroad without a degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


If you don’t possess a university degree, it is still possible to teach English in a foreign country. Regardless of your academic background, there are countless language schools out there that will happily hire you. Even though a degree opens more doors and opportunities, there really is no reason to give up on your dream of teaching English abroad if you do not have one. We at ITTT believe that having a degree is not the most important thing when considering a career in language teaching. Instead, certain qualities, like passion, dedication, and the ability to establish a connection with your students, may be argued to be far more important in this career than a university degree. However, you should still possess the right skills and know-how for leading a successful classroom. This...  [Read more]

How can I teach online without a degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


With the help of the information we have provided below, you can start teaching English as a foreign language online even if you don’t have a degree. We have looked at why some employers might insist on a degree, how to increase your chances of getting hired, and where to hunt for jobs. Normally, employers require a degree in order to obtain a work visa when hiring someone to teach English abroad. Visas are not a problem, though, when it comes to teaching online - so why do they still want teachers with degrees? One reason can be found in recent reforms made in the largest TEFL market: China. China is the largest TEFL market in the world, and this is also true for the online TEFL sector, where many of the major online teaching platforms are based. Online teaching platforms operating in...  [Read more]

Do you need a degree to teach online? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


The good news is that you do not need a degree to teach English online in many situations. We will expand on this throughout this article. The general qualification required to teach ESL either in person or online is a 120-hour TEFL or TESOL certification. This is seen as the entry level qualification and is usually required by most employers. Other qualities they will be looking for include, in no particular order: (i) Experience: Any formal teaching experience is highly regarded by employers. This may be just a few hours from your TEFL training with real classes, or volunteering at a summer school for example. The more your experience matches the type of teacher they are looking for (such as children or adult teaching) the better. Make sure your C.V or resume indicates all teaching...  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - Do I Need A Degree To Teach English Abroad - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  Strictly speaking the answer is no, you do not have to possess a TEFL certificate in order to find work as an English language teacher. In some countries around the world it is still possible to secure employment simply by being a native English speaker. However, there are several reasons why we would strongly recommend that you complete a TEFL training course before you set off to teach English abroad. In recent years many popular destinations for EFL teachers have begun to tighten the requirements necessary for teaching English in schools and language centers. A recognized TEFL certificate is now required in order to secure a work permit in many countries, whilst the ever growing number of teachers with a TEFL qualification means that employers in the majority of countries...  [Read more]

Do I need a degree to teach English abroad? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


As a result of government restrictions and official requirements for visa applications, there are a variety of countries where it is hard for teachers to find a job without having a 4-year university degree on their CV/resume. However, if you are able to be flexible and are willing to look for employment in areas where the demand is high and restrictions are less rigorous, TEFL qualified teachers without a degree can still have several great destinations to choose from. To increase your chances of landing a position in the country of your choice, it is highly recommended that you first complete an internationally accredited TEFL certification course. Those who are TEFL qualified will find they have a big advantage over non-qualified teachers in most countries worldwide. Cambodia is...  [Read more]

Can I teach English in Spain without a degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


Spain is one of the most popular destinations in Europe for teaching English abroad for many different reasons, including the buoyant job market, laid-back culture, great climate, and fabulous cuisine. Jobs are available year-round in most major towns and cities, but are you eligible to join the many thousands of people teaching English across Spain right now? This is one of the most common questions asked by those who dream of living and working in Spain, and the answer is NO, you do not need a university degree to teach English in Spain. There is no legal requirement for English teachers to have a degree and demand is so high that most employers are also unconcerned about your degree status. Most employers in Spain prefer to hire native English speakers as this is what local students are...  [Read more]

Can I teach English in China without a degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


China is without doubt the largest market for English language teaching in the world. With a population in the region of 1.4 billion people spread across a vast area, there are a huge range of opportunities to suit all tastes. Whether you prefer big city life, the peace of rural living, tropical or seasonal climates, China has it all. However, one big question is often asked by teachers who want to live and work in the country: Until quite recently the answer would have been yes, as schools in China generally don’t care whether their teachers have a degree or not, and this still hasn’t changed. What has changed is the government has tightened the rules on who is eligible for a Z (work) visa which is what every teacher needs to work legally in the country. The simple truth is that you...  [Read more]

Where can I teach English abroad without a university degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


Due to government restrictions or work visa requirements, there are several countries where English language teachers without a 4-year university degree might find it difficult to secure employment. However, the good news is there are still plenty of great opportunities for those without a degree if you are flexible and willing to go where the demand for your services is high. To increase your chances of landing a position in the country of your choice, it is highly recommended that you first complete an internationally accredited TEFL/TESOL certification course. Those who are TEFL qualified will find they have a big advantage over non-qualified teachers in most countries worldwide. Although China has the largest market for TEFL qualified teachers in the world, the regulations for...  [Read more]

Is a level 4 TEFL certificate equivalent to a degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


When researching TEFL courses you will probably come across courses at various different levels, ranging from level 1 to level 8. These levels can cover everything from a 10-hour introductory course, right through to a master’s degree in TEFL. However, as this course framework covers such a wide range of qualifications it is important to have a broad understanding of the levels to ensure you take the right courses to suit your personal situation. Take a look at our course levels page for more details. At ITTT we have developed our own course level framework to ensure it is easy for everyone to compare all our different courses options. Our framework is based on the same criteria as most other recognized systems and it runs from level 3 to level 7. The basic criteria used to build our...  [Read more]

Can I be an English teacher without an English degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


It is definitely possible to teach English without a degree. There are plenty of language schools that will gladly hire you regardless of your educational background. Even though having a degree opens more doors and opportunities, there is no reason for not pursuing your dream of teaching English abroad if you don't possess a degree. The question of whether a degree is required to find a teaching job is arbitrary, as it is for many other occupations. There is no reason why a university-educated English teacher would be more effective than one who does not possess a degree. One might argue that certain characteristics, such as passion, commitment, and the ability to establish rapport with your students, are far more important than a college diploma in this career. These qualities should,...  [Read more]

What does Level 6 TEFL mean? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


We know it can be difficult to sort through the various TEFL certification courses available on the market. That is why we are here to explain the various levels of TEFL courses. The general characteristics of the frameworks are frequently tied to a variety of elements, including the total amount of study hours, the certification type, if the program contains a practical component, and the study technique applied (full-time or part-time study). A level 6 TEFL course is near the top of the framework, making it one of the most advanced TEFL credentials available. A level 6 TEFL qualification is equivalent to an undergraduate or bachelor’s degree. With this level of TEFL certification, better-paying TEFL jobs are easier to come by, whether online or abroad. A level 6 qualification will also...  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - What Does Level 5 Tefl Mean - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  A level 5 TEFL certification is an equivalent level to a CELTA or Foundation Degree. This type of TEFL qualification is great when applying for competitive TEFL jobs - both online and abroad. Teachers who possess this level of TEFL certification typically earn a higher salary.  [Read more]

can i teach english abroad if i have an unrelated degree? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


Yes, having an unrelated degree should not necessarily prevent you from teaching English abroad. Many countries and language schools require a Bachelor's degree to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL), but the subject of the degree is often not specified. What is more important is obtaining a TEFL certification, which demonstrates your ability to teach English to non-native speakers. While some employers may prefer candidates with a degree in English, Linguistics, or Education, having a different academic background can also be advantageous. For example, if you have a degree in a specific field such as Science or Business, you may be able to find opportunities to teach English for specific purposes (ESP) in that field. Additionally, your unrelated degree can bring diversity to the...  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - What Does Level 6 Tefl Mean - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  A level 6 TEFL certification is an equivalent level to the final semester of an undergraduate degree. This type of TEFL qualification is perfect when applying for competitive TEFL jobs abroad and online. Teachers with this level of TEFL certification generally also earn a higher salary.  [Read more]

Are English teachers in demand in Vietnam? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


Vietnam is one of the most thriving Southeast Asian English teaching destinations. teachers have been in high demand in recent years and salaries have increased as a result of higher competition among schools looking to hire the best teachers. Teachers who have spent time in Vietnam unanimously agree that it is a wonderful place to live and work, so how do you go about finding out for yourself? To obtain a work permit to legally teach English in Vietnam you must be a native English speaker with a bachelor's degree. Many employers will also require a TEFL certificate of at least 120 hours. Some jobs at the top of the pay scale will also require some classroom experience, though these are few and far between. Even if a job is advertised as requiring experience, it is not always required if...  [Read more]

Is grammar knowledge important when teaching English? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


When considering this question it is important to first outline the different types of class levels found in English language classrooms worldwide. A fairly common classification of EFL teaching levels is indicated by the book resources available. If you consider book series such as, Reward, New Headway, and many others, you will find five levels. These levels are, Starter (or Beginner), Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, and Upper-Intermediate. Now we have established the general language levels of students, we can now consider the four skills of English. It is very important to remember that there are four skills that are required by any language user. These four skills are, reading and listening (known as the receptive skills) and writing and speaking (known as the productive...  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - Is A Level 4 Tefl Certificate Equivalent To A Degree - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  Level 4 TEFL qualifications provide a solid base from which to start a serious EFL teaching career. Even if you are only planning to teach short-term, a level 4 TEFL will provide access to a wide range of jobs and give you a qualification that is equivalent to a first-year degree course.  [Read more]

Tefl testimonials - What Can I Do With A Tefl Degree - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


  It is possible to take a course at almost every level of qualification in teaching English as a foreign language. To answer the question, we will first look at what those qualification levels are. We then look at some actual courses and what you can do with your degree.  [Read more]

can i teach english abroad if i have a degree in humanities? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


Yes, having a degree in humanities can still qualify you to teach English abroad. Many countries and language schools require a bachelor's degree in any field as a minimum qualification for English teaching positions. While a degree in English or education may be preferred in some cases, a humanities degree can still be sufficient, especially if you have relevant experience or additional qualifications such as a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certificate. When applying for English teaching positions abroad with a humanities degree, it is essential to highlight any relevant coursework or experience that demonstrates your proficiency in English language and literature. Additionally, obtaining a TEFL certification can significantly enhance your qualifications and make you a...  [Read more]

can i teach english abroad if i have a degree in education? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


Teaching English abroad can be a rewarding experience, especially if you have a degree in education. Many countries and language schools require their English teachers to have a bachelor's degree, and having a degree in education can give you a competitive edge in the job market. With your background in education, you likely have the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively teach English as a foreign language. Having a degree in education can also open up opportunities for you to pursue higher-level positions, such as teacher training or curriculum development roles. Your understanding of pedagogy and educational theory can help you create engaging lesson plans and effectively manage a classroom of diverse learners. Additionally, your degree may also qualify you for higher salaries...  [Read more]

can i teach english abroad if i have a degree in technology? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT TEFL & TESOL


Yes, having a degree in technology can be a valuable asset when pursuing a career in teaching English abroad. Many countries require English teachers to have a bachelor's degree in any field, not necessarily in English or education. Your degree in technology can demonstrate your analytical skills, problem-solving abilities, and technical expertise, which are all transferable skills that can benefit you in the classroom. In your TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) certification course, you will learn about language teaching methodologies, classroom management techniques, and lesson planning strategies. Your background in technology can enhance your teaching by incorporating multimedia resources, online tools, and interactive technology to create engaging and dynamic lessons for your...  [Read more]

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