Frequently Asked Questions about TEFL Certification and Teaching English Abroad

There are A LOT of questions to consider when researching TEFL certification & teaching English abroad. Check out these top FAQs to get your research started!

  • 10 Things You Need to Know to Prepare for Your TEFL Class in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

    10 Things You Need to Know to Prepare for Your TEFL Class in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

    1. How many hours do students spend in the class and on course work during the course? Students will spend around 6-8 hours in class a day, including some work time to ask questions...

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  • 10 Things You Need to Know to Prepare for Your TEFL Class in Krabi, Thailand

    10 Things You Need to Know to Prepare for Your TEFL Class in Krabi, Thailand

    International TEFL Academy is proud to offer a world-class 4-week Krabi TEFL Class located just a short walk from the picturesque Ao Nang Beach, in Krabi, Thailand. Employing a...

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  • What are the Basic Requirements for Teaching English in Russia?

    What are the Basic Requirements for Teaching English in Russia?

    Requirements for teaching English in Russia: The basic requirements you need to meet to get a professional job teaching English in Russia include having a TEFL certification; an...

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  • What are the Basic Requirements to Teach English Abroad?

    What are the Basic Requirements to Teach English Abroad?

    The requirements to teach English abroad vary region-by-region and country-by-country. But here are the 5 key...

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  • How Much Can I Save and Earn as an English Teacher in Vietnam?

    How Much Can I Save and Earn as an English Teacher in Vietnam?

    Vietnam is an excellent choice for teaching English overseas if you are not only hoping to have a very authentic teaching experience, but earn a good salary and put...

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  • 5 Key Tips to Help You Pick the Best TEFL Certification Course (and Not Get Ripped Off)

    5 Key Tips to Help You Pick the Best TEFL Certification Course (and Not Get Ripped Off)

    Teaching English abroad offers hundreds of thousands of opportunities for English speakers to live, work and travel overseas, but if you’ve ever typed “TEFL certification course” or...

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  • What's the Difference Between TEFL, TESOL & CELTA?

    What's the Difference Between TEFL, TESOL & CELTA?

    What Certification Do You Need to Teach English Abroad? When it comes to teaching English abroad, there are three different certifications you can obtain. In this post,...

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  • What are the Basic Requirements to Teach English in Korea?

    What are the Basic Requirements to Teach English in Korea?

    To teach English in Korea you must meet the following criteria: Citizenship from a recognized English-speaking nation: U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South...

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  • What is TEFL and What is TEFL Certification?

    What is TEFL and What is TEFL Certification?

    “TEFL” is the acronym for Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or simply, English language instruction for non-native speakers. Also known as Teaching English to...

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  • How quickly can I get TEFL certified and begin teaching English abroad?

    How quickly can I get TEFL certified and begin teaching English abroad?

    An Essential Guide for How to Get Your TEFL Certification & Plan Your Timeline for Teaching English Abroad If you can jump into an In-Person TEFL Course immediately and you plan on...

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  • What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Poland?

    What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Poland?

    Interested in teaching English in Poland? You're in the right place! Visas are an important part of planning your adventure overseas, so you want to make sure you're familiar with the process before

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  • What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Ecuador?

    What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Ecuador?

    July 18, 2018 Interested in teaching English in Ecuador? You're in the right place! Visas are an important part of planning your adventure overseas, so you want to make sure...

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  • [Video] TEFL Q&A With ITA - Edition 1

    [Video] TEFL Q&A With ITA - Edition 1

    July 18, 2018 We asked our ITA Instagram followers to submit their TEFL, teaching English abroad, and teaching English online questions to us for an Instagram Story Q&A with our...

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  • What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Taiwan?

    What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Taiwan?

    July 9, 2018 Interested in teaching English in Taiwan? You're in the right place! Visas are an important part of planning your adventure overseas, so you want to make sure...

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  • What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Argentina?

    What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Argentina?

    Interested in teaching English in Argentina? You're in the right place! Visas are an important part of planning your adventure overseas, so you want to make sure...

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  • What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Cambodia?

    What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Cambodia?

    June 25, 2018 Interested in teaching English in Cambodia? You're in the right place! Visas are an important part of planning your adventure overseas, so you want to make sure...

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  • What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Nicaragua?

    What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Nicaragua?

    June 15, 2018 Interested in teaching English in Nicaragua? You're in the right place! Visas are an important part of planning your adventure overseas, so you want to make sure...

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  • What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Peru?

    What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Peru?

    Interested in teaching English in Peru? You're in the right place! Visas are an important part of planning your adventure overseas, so you want to make sure you're...

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  • What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in France?

    What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in France?

    Interesting in teaching English in France? You're in the right place! Visas are an important part of planning your adventure overseas....

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  • What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Italy?

    What Type of Visa Can I Use to Teach English in Italy?

    Interested in teaching English in Italy? You're in the right place! Visas are an important part of planning your adventure overseas, so you want to make sure...

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