6 life hacks to not only survive but succeed on a TEFL course (and after)

Over 10,000 people decide to take a TEFL courses every year, each having their own reasons to do so. Many are looking for a way to finance their travels for a year, others want to profoundly change their lives and careers and some have already been teaching and want to catch up with methodology and work on weak spots. No matter the reasons, taking a TEFL course is commonly described as an “intensive” adventure and as a tutor working on initial teaching training courses, I can confirm that without hesitation. However, there are a few easy hacks to make your life during a TEFL course much easier.

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15 reasons to avoid a TEFL course

Avoid Risks


Although it is hard to judge the quality of less well-known TEFL courses, it is comparatively easy to spot the ones that can be instantly dismissed. This article gives you some quick and easy methods to do just that.

By “reasons to avoid a TEFL course”, I most certainly don’t mean to avoid all TEFL training. Any training is better than none, and there are well-known and well-respected courses such as the Cambridge CELTA and Trinity CertTESOL that are available and recognized all over the world. There are, however, plenty of courses that you probably should avoid, especially if you also have the option of taking a more respected one (and most people do).

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