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WHAT IS TESOL ?

TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Our highly qualified TESOL trainers lead you through an exciting and task-based program designed to give you the skills required for lesson planning and creating interactive learning environments for your students.

WHY CHOOSE TESOL ?

TESOL offers you an opportunity to travel and teach around the world, as demand is high globally.

Approximately 250,000 native English speakers work as ESL teachers abroad in more than 40,000 schools and language institutes around the world. More than 20,000 jobs are posted online daily around the world.

Currently, 1 billion people are learning English around the world, but this number is predicted to double in the next 10-15 years – ‘nearly a third of the world population will be trying to learn English at the same time’.

PORTABILITY

The freedom to choose where you live and work, as ESL jobs are available in every continent

GOOD JOB PROSPECTS

Jobs available in companies, schools, universities & institutes plus private tutoring

ATTRACTIVE PAY

Average salary of $20-$30 per hour; visa and accommodation often provided

HIGHLY REWARDING

Travel, explore new cultures, meet new nationalities or simply refresh your skills

TESOL JOB PROSPECTS

TESOL offers a range of job opportunities worldwide, in different educational and cultural environments.

LOCATIONS WITH THE HIGHEST DEMAND

ASIA

ASIA

In large Asian cities such as Hong Kong, Seoul, and Tokyo, 15,000 jobs are available for English instructors in over 1,000 language schools.

UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

5 million public school students don’t speak English. To meet the official 15 students/class ratio, over 300,000 English teachers are needed.

EUROPE

EUROPE

Over 100 language institutes in Europe’s biggest cities such as Paris, Rome, and Prague, have up to 25 positions available at any one time.

DIFFERENT AREAS OF DEMAND

STATE SCHOOLS

STATE SCHOOLS

PRIVATE AND INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS

PRIVATE AND INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS

ADULT CLASSES AND BUSINESS SCHOOLS

ADULT CLASSES AND BUSINESS SCHOOLS

PRIVATE TUTORING

PRIVATE TUTORING

TESOL ACRONYMS

TESOL – TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES

This term is used for both the TEFL and TESL situations, where the mother tongue of learners is not English.

TEFL – TEACHING ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

This applies where English is learned and taught in an environment where English is not the official or unofficial first language.

TFL – TEACHING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

This applies where a language other than English is learned and taught in an environment where it is not eh official or unofficial first language.

TESL – TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

This applies to situations where English is learned and taught in an environment where English is used on a daily basis as either an official or unofficial second language.

ESL – ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE

This term is now widely used in situations where English is taught to non-native speakers in a native English speaking country.

ELT – ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

A general term for the teaching of English in any of the mentioned learning situations.

ESP – ENGLISH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

The term is used for the particular English required for special situations. Examples English required in business situations, for academic purposes, or in the tourism industry. Some TESOL training courses contain ESP courses.

EYL – ENGLISH FOR YOUNG LEARNERS

This applies where English is learned and taught in an environment where English is not the official or unofficial first language, aimed at children in primary and lower secondary education.

CELTA – CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING FOR ADULTS

This term is used for the Cambridge University certified qualification for both TEFL and TESL situations, where the mother tongue of learners is for students is other than English.

EAQUALS – EVALUATION AND ACCREDITATION IN QUALITY OF LANGUAGE SERVICES

As an EAQUALS (Excellence in Language Education) accredited member school, Beckley.Institute demonstrates through external inspection that its courses meet the highest of international quality standards in language services.