5 best countries to teach English as a foreign language
With a growing economy and middle class, there has never been a better time to teach English in China. Head off on an adventure into one of the world’s most ancient cultures and live for up to 6 months in several locations across this vast land.
Not only will you gain valuable hands-on experience teaching English in a classroom setting, but you can spend your free time hiking in the Qionglai Mountains, feeding bamboo to pandas and sipping on tea. Packages include flight reimbursement, airport pickups, Mandarin lessons, orientation tours, accommodation and full support for the duration of your trip.
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There is nowhere quite as colourful, exotic and photogenic as India. Stepping around each corner reveals something new and wanderlust-inducing. This is the land of ancient temples, vast deserts and towering mountains, colourful festivals and the best vegetarian food on earth. The southern state of Kerala is nicknamed ‘God’s Own Country’ and when you arrive you’ll realise why. Sign up to our paid internship to teach English in Kerala and you’ll receive 120 hours of TEFL training, accommodation, meals, Hindi lessons, holiday time and orientation tours as well as full in-country support. What are you waiting for? Earn money while you travel.
The Land of Smiles awaits you. Exotic, hot, with paradisaical beaches, fascinating cultures and some of the world’s finest cuisine – it’s no wonder that Thailand is one of the top destinations for travel and work. It also boasts some of the highest paid teaching opportunities in South East Asia with a growing demand to learn the English language. Get started with our 4-month internship programme with placements in schools across the country. Get 240 hours of online TEFL training, rent-free accommodation, visa sponsorship, insurance, orientation tours, full support and a salary of up to 34,000 THB.
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Vietnam is quickly catching up Thailand as one of the best-paid countries in South East Asia for teaching English as a foreign language. Pretty rural villages punctuate a landscape of green paddy fields, while old French colony architecture dominates the large cities. Vietnam has a fascinating history, warm people and an elegant cuisine. Join one of our paid internships and soon you will be living in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hue or deep in the Mekong Delta. Our packages include a 240 hour TEFL master course, accommodation, 7-day orientation tour of HCMC or Hanoi, Vietnamese lessons, visa support and a monthly salary of 700 USD.
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Much of the teaching English as a foreign language work is Asia based, but that’s not to say we don’t have other options. Does the rhythm of South America seem a little more your thing? Colombia has come out of its dark past and emerged as one of the top travel destinations in Latin America. White sandy beaches fringed by palms on the Caribbean coast, the towering peaks of the Andes mountains and wildlife-packed Amazon all make Colombia one of the continent’s most diverse countries. The government aims to make the society bilingual by 2020 so our program is sponsored. Sign up to receive 240 hours of TEFL training, 2-week orientation tour, full support, TEFL job assistance after the internship and a monthly salary of €460.