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  Topic: Danish native looking for TEFL work. Is it possible?
Lucas

Replies: 2
Views: 6489

PostForum: Getting the ESL Job...   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:06 pm   Subject: Danish native looking for TEFL work. Is it possible?
There are many jobs in South Korea, but you need to be a native speaker or Korean citizen to teach there. China is a good option for non-native speakers who are qualified to teach English as wages are ...
  Topic: Does this agency look any good?
Lucas

Replies: 1
Views: 9770

PostForum: ESL in Korea [Only]...   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 5:02 pm   Subject: Does this agency look any good?
Ontesol helps its graduates with the applications for EPIK. They hire 1,100 teachers every semester!! A reputable agency from North America is Teach Away Inc. http://www.teachaway.com/content/teach-en ...
  Topic: Online TESOL Certification
Lucas

Replies: 5
Views: 14300

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Fri Aug 20, 2010 3:48 pm   Subject: Online TESOL Certification
Hello,
Not every online certificate is an introduction to TESOL/TEFL. A 100-hour course will give you the basics (and more depending on the course provider), but Ontesol's 250-hour course is more ad ...
  Topic: Age discrimination of a different kind
Lucas

Replies: 5
Views: 12739

PostForum: Getting the ESL Job...   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:07 pm   Subject: Age discrimination of a different kind
I don't think it's an issue plus you can get a job in Asia from your home country, so it's unlikely that they'll notice. Never pay for job placement assistance or expensive internships that pay very l ...
  Topic: ICAL online TEFL - is it useful ??
Lucas

Replies: 6
Views: 22241

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Thu May 13, 2010 10:55 pm   Subject: ICAL online TEFL - is it useful ??
so I would recommend doing the TEFL first to gain more experience, and if you want to, to then do the CELTA course.

There isn't any need to take an introductory course before the TESL Canada, CELTA ...
  Topic: Certification: how advantageous is it?
Lucas

Replies: 5
Views: 16714

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Wed May 05, 2010 5:25 am   Subject: Certification: how advantageous is it?
There is much more competition nowadays and schools are asking for better qualifications. It's rare for schools to hire anybody with less than 100 hours of TESOL/TEFL training. Some schools in Thailan ...
  Topic: Best certification to get
Lucas

Replies: 5
Views: 17617

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:02 pm   Subject: Best certification to get
Ok, thank you for clarifying.
Yes, some courses may be recognized for equivalency if they are accredited by the provincial TESOL organization such as TESL Ontario, ATESL, and other organizations. Th ...
  Topic: Best certification to get
Lucas

Replies: 5
Views: 17617

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:06 pm   Subject: Best certification to get
Observed and assessed by TESL Canada? TESL Canada doesn't directly observe or assess any practicum. The Director of Studies at a school that is recognized by TESL Canada does. So maybe you took the pr ...
  Topic: Recommended Schools--or those to avoid
Lucas

Replies: 3
Views: 11134

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:44 am   Subject: Recommended Schools--or those to avoid
Hi Lindsay,
Yes, the 100-hour course is sufficient for Korea. Ontesol works directly with EPIK (English Program Sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Education) and we'll help you apply for the Septem ...
  Topic: Differences in 100, 150, 250 hr courses?
Lucas

Replies: 8
Views: 15601

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:08 am   Subject: Differences in 100, 150, 250 hr courses?
Hi Perrya, I don't know about other schools, but Ontesol's 250-hour course with practicum is equivalent to CELTA and Trinity. This program is recognized by TESL Canada and is an extended version of Co ...
  Topic: Recommended Schools--or those to avoid
Lucas

Replies: 3
Views: 11134

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2009 8:39 pm   Subject: Recommended Schools--or those to avoid
If you are looking for an advanced program like Trinity or CELTA and you think that a tuition fee of $2,000 is overly exaggerated, you can take Ontesol's 250-hour online course and practicum (Recogni ...
  Topic: are online tefl/tesl certificates legit?
Lucas

Replies: 22
Views: 60855

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2009 8:34 pm   Subject: are online tefl/tesl certificates legit?
Many schools require a minimum of a 100-hour certificate (online or on-site). Others ask for a CELTA or Trinity equivalent, which is any 5-week on-site course or a highly recognized online course like ...
  Topic: Going to Taiwan
Lucas

Replies: 6
Views: 10937

PostForum: Getting the ESL Job...   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:21 pm   Subject: Going to Taiwan
Most S. Korean schools require a TEFL/TESOL certificate with a minimum of 100 hours.

I don't have a TEFL certificate but most experienced teachers say they are pointless and not required in Taiw ...
  Topic: Online vs weekend TEFL?
Lucas

Replies: 4
Views: 14269

PostForum: ESL Certification Issues...   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:44 am   Subject: Online vs weekend TEFL?
That's a good debate. What employers don't like about online courses is that they are short, do not provide a practicum module, and are not recognized by any important organization.

Ontesol's 250 ...
  Topic: Testing the waters
Lucas

Replies: 2
Views: 7488

PostForum: New ESL Teachers...   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:14 am   Subject: Testing the waters
TESOL/TEFL are basically the same. CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL, and TESL Canada are recognized everywhere in the world because they are intensive courses that meet high standards and include a practicum ...
 
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