Seniors – Teaching English abroad is your new calling!

Seniors – Teaching English abroad is your new calling!

Where should seniors go to teach English abroad? Are you looking for your next adventure? Are you retired and at least 65 years “young”? How about getting to know other countries and their cultures or maybe learning a new language and living life to the max! Teaching abroad is an excellent way for you to do all these things while earning a living. So it’s time to bring new meaning to the “Senior English Teacher.”

How many different English accents are there?

How many different English accents are there?

How many different English accents are there? English is the most common official language in the world, with recognised status in over 50 countries. There is a wide variety of English accents across the globe. English has developed, and suddenly you can’t understand a single word someone is saying! It can be hugely disappointing, can’t it? Many ELLs (English language learners) want to learn American, British, Australian, or Canadian English; lo and behold, they suddenly find themselves confused! There are almost 160 different English accents that exist all over the world. We cannot touch on all 160 different accents on this blog, so here are some of the most distinctive accents to listen out for.

I don’t have a degree. How can I teach English abroad?

I don’t have a degree. How can I teach English abroad?

While many countries want their English teachers to have a degree, there are still plenty of countries where you can find work. If you don’t have a degree, don’t let that stop you from teaching English abroad! Many countries that will require a degree from their teachers can also overlook this if you have a British Council, internationally recognised and accepted TEFL certificate. The Trinity CertTESOL awarded by Trinity College London has been around since 1872, and that’s a good 150 years of reputation behind their certificate.