It would be wise to make the most of your expertise in English language. One of the ways to put your English language skills into application is to teach English. To delve into the depth of the language is the best foot to put forward for teaching it. A grip on the nitty-gritty of English is an important quality of an English teacher. Therefore, to get hold of the language is the first and foremost factor that you should take care of.
Motivated and bright individuals are in a great demand to teach English abroad. In the 21st century, English has touched the pinnacle of popularity as an international language. Its fame has spread like the wild fire along the length and breadth of the world. English is all the go as a language of economics, politics, education, business and computers. It has become the medium of conversation and transaction in every walk of daily life. As a result, the demand for English tutors is on high with many an opportunity.
Before embarking on a venture to teach English you should have some arrows in your bow. Your knowledge of English language needs to be certified. It is better to get certified in (Teaching English as a foreign language) TESOL or Teaching English as a second language) TEFL. This certification is recognition of your potentials as an English teacher. Many language institutes offer various certification course programs. Such programs are also available online.
No certification is enough unless you are confident of your skills. Excellency in grammar, vocabulary, speaking, writing and teaching is a must to teach English at your best. You should also have managerial, organizational and motivational skills that will push your career to go ahead. To make students understand a thing to their satisfaction is a skill that you should have at your disposal.
To teach English will be your cup of tea as it is a profitable opportunity. English enjoys the reputation of a dominant language in all forms of communication in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand. In the age of globalization, English is soaring higher and higher in Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Nigeria, Malaysia and the Philippines. So, there is no doubt, you can get an opportunity to make your way to these countries to teach English.
Teaching English will bring you in contact with the culture and civilization of those countries. Teaching English will satisfy your appetite for knowledge. It would be wrong to consider English as a curate’s egg. A job to teach English would also mean a reliable mode of sustenance for you.