Hello, and welcome to ‘I Taught English Abroad’, a podcast series by the TEFL Org. If ‘I Taught English Abroad’ sounds like a simple idea, then it’s because it is. As the world’s most accredited TEFL provider, we at The TEFL Org know that our students can go on to have incredible experiences, whether they teach in classrooms in far reaches of the globe, or online from the comfort of their homes. Whether these students teach online or overseas, one vital fact remains the same: it’s utterly life-changing.
Bonus episode: Season 3 roundup with Euan Davidson and David Foster
We take a look back through Season 3 with The TEFL Org’s social media and marketing guru, David Foster. In this episode we tackling subjects as diverse as apparitions, Liverpudlian accents, and travelling as a couple, all while shattering some long-held TEFL myths.
The teacher flipping the script in China
Jema Perry (Mooncake English) hadn’t always planned on being a TEFL teacher, but the mark she’s made - and continues to make with her work online - is impossible to argue. Enthusiastic, charming and inspiring, Perry’s stories of climbing the career ladder in China are infinitely inspiring
Teaching English in Asia as a couple
Travelling the world, finding work as a teacher and assimilating to new cultures can be difficult solo. As a couple? It’s a different story, as Celi Reeder tells us all about living and working in South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand and more!
From fleeing revolution in Egypt to haunted farms in Spain
Now an online TEFL sensation, it’d be quicker to list what the amazing Jamie Gajewski (also known as ESL Teacher 365) hasn’t experienced in her career thus far. From fleeing revolution in Egypt, to haunted farms and teaching in castles, to changing her approach after illness, this episode makes for a truly fascinating listen.
Korea, Romania and academia
When you have the experience of teaching young learners in countries as diverse as South Korea and Romania, you probably make some pretty astute observations along the way. This episode’s guest, Martin Sketchley, has lots of them; he tells us all about applying his theories in the classroom, publishing, and more.
15 years as an English teacher in Spain
It started with some curiosity about teaching in Spain, and now Mrs A is one of the leading lights in English and Spanish teaching in the country. Mrs A tells us all about establishing an awards ceremony, publishing and so much more in this action-packed episode.