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!

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 Pollack, 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.
May 21, 2020
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10 Reasons Every Stay-at-Home Mom Needs an Online TEFL Certificate in 2020

Instead of pressuring yourself to get out there before you’re ready (or at all!), why not consider crafting your career from home? With a TEFLPros online TEFL certification, you’ll have the credibility, know-how, and qualifications to teach online directly from your home. All you’ll need is a laptop, internet connection, and a few teaching props, and you’re making money from home!
May 19, 2020
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6 Novel Ways to Enhance Your Gap Year with a TEFL

Planning your travels will give you a little more direction, ushering in a far more fulfilling sense of purposefulness. With a TEFL qualification, you can plan your journey more mindfully. With a globally-recognized TEFL certification, you are far more appealing to the volunteer projects, schools, and language centers that matter to you. 
April 28, 2020
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Program Highlight: TeachDiscoverChina

Are you interested in teaching in China? Check out TeachDiscoverChina (TDC), a TEFL placement organization based in Sichuan!
April 27, 2020

Want to Teach Online? Choose the Right TEFL for Online English Teaching

To find the best online English teaching jobs, find a high-quality TEFL that will teach you the specific skills you'll need - Try TEFLPros today!
April 22, 2020
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WFH in 2020? – 5 Ingenious Ways to Teach English Online with a TEFL 

Whether your are being forced to work from home or you'd like to try a remote teaching position, a TEFL gives you the opportunity to teach English online.
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