Teaching English Abroad: Talk Your Way Around the World

Teaching English Abroad: Talk Your Way Around the World

by Susan Griffith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781854582751
Publisher: Crimson Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 12/01/2002
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Susan Griffith is the author of many of Vacation Work's leading books including Work Your Way Around the World. Canadian born Susan now lives in Cambridge with her family.

Table of Contents

Part IIntroduction
Introduction
Some Definitions9
Scope of Opportunities10
Who is eligible to teach?
What employers are looking for
Motives for Teaching English13
Red Tape13
Rewards and Risks15
Training
The Value of ELT Qualifications16
Range of Courses17
Certificate Courses18
Cambridge
Trinity College London
Choosing a Certificate Course
Other Recognised Qualifications
Introductory Courses
Distance Learning
Training in the US
Directory of Training Courses26
Cambridge Certificate (CELTA) Courses in the UK26
Cambridge Certificate (CELTA) Courses Abroad38
Trinity College London Certificate (TESOL) Courses52
Academic & Other Recognised Courses
Distance Learning Courses61
Short Introductory Courses
Training Courses in North America
Training Courses Abroad66
Finding a Job
Advertisements82
Interpreting Adverts
The British Council84
Recruitment Organisations86
International ELT Organisations
Commercial Agencies
Voluntary, Gap Year and Religious Organisations
Opportunities for North Americans
Certified Teachers
Speculative Job Hunt99
Applying in Advance
Interviews
On the Spot103
Freelance Teaching104
TEFL Websites105
Preparation
UK Summer Schools107
While You're Waiting110
Contracts
Health & Insurance
National Insurance Contributions, Social Security and Pensions
Tax
Travel
Maps and Information
Learning the Language
What to Take116
Teaching Materials
Recommended Bibliography
Problems
Problems at Work122
Problems with Pupils
Problems with Yourself
Problems with Employers
Problems Outside Work129
Culture Shock
Loneliness
Coming Home
Part IICountry by Country Guide
Western Europe134
Austria134
Belgium, Netherlands141
France149
Germany164
Greece183
Italy195
Portugal213
Scandinavia223
Denmark
Finland
Noway
Sweden
Spain233
Switzerland251
The Rest of Europe254
Albania
Andorra
Croatia
Cyprus
Malta
Slovenia
Yugoslavia-Macedonia
Eastern Europe264
Bulgaria269
Czech Republic270
Hungary283
Poland291
Romania309
Russia312
Baltics321
Latvia
Lithuania
Estonia
Ukraine325
Russian Republics
Slovak Republic329
Middle East334
Bahrain
Israel/Palestinian Governed Areas
Kuwait
Lebanon
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Syria
Yemen336
Turkey352
Africa368
Egypt
Ghana
Kenya374
Morocco
Tunisia381
Asia387
China388
Hong Kong408
Indonesia413
Japan421
Korea442
South Asia451
Brunei
Indian Subcontinent452
Nepal
Bangladesh & Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Malaysia
Singapore459
Cambodia
Laos
Vietnam
Myanmar464
Taiwan468
Thailand480
Latin America497
Argentina501
Bolivia504
Brazil505
Chile509
Colombia513
Ecuador515
Mexico517
Peru523
Venezuela525
Central America & The Caribbean528
North America531
Australasia532
Part IIIAppendices
Appendix 1Currency Conversion Chart536
Appendix 2Embassies/Consulates in London and Washington537
Appendix 3British Council Offices around the World540

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