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Teaching English Abroad (book)‏‎

To read about working here, see Teaching English in Europe.

To read about working here, see Teaching English in the United Kingdom.

EFL is an acronym we use to talk about English as a Foreign Language. EFL students usually live in non English speaking countries and want to learn English mainly to use it on their travels or business trips abroad and to communicate with English speaking visitors to their country, etc.

For more, see EFL‏‎ - English as a Foreign Language.

TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Simply put, this is usually used to talk about teaching English to people who live in a non-English speaking country and who want to learn English for business or to take an exam, etc.

It is pretty much equivalent to TESOL and TESL.

For more, see TEFL‏‎ - Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Author: Susan Griffith
Publisher: Vacation Work Publications
Details: paperback, 576 pages; 8th Edition pub. 2010
ISBN: 1854583522

Griffith's book is a reference source for British or Britain-based teachers who are looking to embark on an EFL teaching career in Western Europe.

Although when it was first produced it was well received, in recent years the book has become increasingly outdated due to the internet and has come in for some criticism regarding its content which is often full of advertisements.

The book includes a list of schools and contact details, a number of which are out of date. Some of the schools also have a bad reputation amongst teachers and are still included.

Likewise, criticism is levelled at some of the providers of TEFL qualifications which are promoted in the book, including some questionable accreditation agencies.

 

External Links

A Course in Language Teaching (amazon.com)

A Course in Language Teaching (amazon.co.uk)

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