There are many countries that want teachers to teach the English language. It seems like all the time I log into Facebook and see that a new Facebook friend is leaving the country to teach English in a foreign country.
Not all of these people went to school for teaching. In fact, almost none of them did.
Teaching English in a foreign country can be a great way to stay in a country longer and make some money while you are there. This can be the perfect situation if you happen to find a country that you just love but you do not want to leave just yet.
They are many ways to teach English overseas.
You may be hired by school. You may be hired by a family. You may be hired by developing lesson plans and online modules for speaking English. Many online services are also searching for people who can provide interesting activities and games for clients. Freelancers may possibly create audio manuals and instructional videos to sell among service providers.
Making money by teaching English overseas is also possible by video conferencing.
In a video conference, it is easy to set-up good interaction between students and teachers. There is also an online institution to apply for that brings more credibility for the teachers. This is a lot better than being a freelancer or an independent teacher from what I hear.
How to learn how to teach English.
English lessons can be taught by first being a member of a reliable online company. This provides a lot of benefits as lesson modules and plans are already offered for teachers. These lessons can also teach YOU how to teach since you probably didn’t go to school for education.
If you plan on teaching English over your computer, there is, of course, a need to have a good internet connection. This is a good thing to invest in because you don’t have time to wait for things to load or freeze up on you. This is helpful in making money by teaching English overseas.
In the next few weeks, I will discuss certifications and how to actually get a job by teaching English. Stay tuned!
What else are you waiting for? Teaching English overseas can allow you to travel for longer. Isn’t that what you want?