The world of teaching English is full of acronyms. One question which pops up all the time is: what is the difference between TEFL and TESOL and TESL and CELTA and… and also: should I get a TEFL certificate or a TESOL certificate?
This article explains what these terms means and looks at differences between them when it comes to qualifications and finding work.
The CertTESOL or (to give it its full name) the Trinity Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is a TEFL certificate.
It is roughly equivalent to the CELTA and is probably best suited for teachers with a couple of years experience under their belt.
The course was designed by Trinity College London and is offered by a number of schools around the world which offer…
Fake TEFL or TESOL Certificates are a fact of life.
This article explores why they exist, where they come from, ways in which they are being used and methods by which legitimate companies are combating their use.
(PS click here if you need to get a genuine TEFL Certificate.)
In the past – some twenty or thirty years ago – many teaching jobs were available…
Are you looking for the right kinds of Qualifications to teach English as a Second or Foreign language?
If so, this article is for you. It is the essential guide to TEFL teaching qualifications so you can land a job.
What Do I Need?
That’s the key question. The answer is, however, that there is no single answer.
Some schools ask for one set of qualifications…