Top 10 Reasons To Teach English Abroad

Top 10 Reasons To Teach English Abroad

Do you need some motivation for what to do after college/university? There are so many top reasons to take time out teach abroad and to highlight these we have put together a list of our reasons why taking time out to live abroad and teach English is an opportunity you shouldn't miss!





1. Refresh

Taking time out from your normal routine and have a break from studying / working. There are so many countries in the world seeking English teachers, you coul wake up on the beach! Travel to a destination like Asia and apply to teach in Thailand and you can live in a beach hut right on the ocean!



2. Make Friends

Meet new people including locals and international travellers - people from all over the world teach English and you are likely to form close bonds with local staff too.


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3. Do Something Productive

Take time out to do something different like volunteering abroad or spending a gap year on community teaching programs - this can be the most rewarding experience of your life.



4. Help a Future Career

Gain work experience - even if you are not planning on having a career in teaching - the skills you will learn when taking a TEFL course or when working in a classroom environment will look great to future employers.



5. Culture

Broaden your horizon, develop new skills and gain personal growth - escape your world and live abroad independently - you will get to experience new cultures and open your mind to new.



6. Traveling is Amazing

Living abroad, seeing new countries and exploring new regions. Not many things compare to travelling and no matter where you are in the world there will be lots of new places to visit.



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7. Have the Best Time Ever 

You'll have a lot of fun and you'll be able to make all your friends and family jealous by taking lots of pictures.



8. Maybe find a new home

If you are unhappy where you live, or if you are seeking a new horizon a teaching job can really land you on your feet somewhere new - lots of TEFL teachers choose to stay overseas.



9. Get Paid

There are lots of teaching jobs abroad with great salaries and low living costs meaning you will get to save lots of money.



10. No Regrets

Life is not all about serious work / careers, there is plenty of time for that in the future. This is your chance to seize the opportunity to do something which your parents might never have got the chance to do!



Recommended Companies to Take a TEFL Course With:

i-to-i are one of the worlds leading TEFL course providers and have helped thousands of people get qualified. They offer online and classroom courses in countries like Australia, the UK, USA, Canada and other worldwide locations. i-to-i also offer job hunting support, internships in Asia and lifetime advice from their specalist staff.

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ITTT offer internationally accredited TEFL courses including online, in-class and combined TEFL courses which are internationally accredited. You can choose from over 30 worldwide locations.



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