What is TEFL?

The world of teaching english abroad can often seem a confusing one, with acronyms such as TEFL  flying around everywhere. However, don’t worry as hopefully this page (in addition to the pages above) will help you get a much clearer idea of what these acronyms stand for and what they mean.

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What does TEFL mean?

TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. A TEFL qualification will allow you to teach English all over the globe and what’s better, is that you need no experience in teaching to gain one. Bottom line is, if you can speak English, then you can teach English.

What is a TEFL course?

A TEFL course is a training course which gives you all the necessary skills and confidence you need to teach English as a foreign language. Although the length and depth of your course may vary, we cover all of the skills needed to teach English to foreign learners. Not only will you be taught how to make and keep lessons interesting, but also how to teach students at different levels, with the ability  to motivate your class so they really want to learn.

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Accreditation

ThaiJobs offers an internationally accredited TEFL course. This not only allows you to stand out from the crowd, but will enable you to teach in Thailand and all over the world. There are a lot of organisations that do not offer the standards that we do and unless your TEFL course is accredited, it does not actually mean you will be allowed to teach. It is vital you get a top notch TEFL qualification from the best teachers and best course possible as this will better prepare you for your ThaiJob ahead, and make you the best teacher possible.