09/04/2021

Categories: Education and Teacher Training, Postgraduate

The Challenges of Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Are you a grammar whizz? Do you have bags of patience and good people skills? Teaching English to foreign students could be for you…

Teaching English as a second language is one of the most rewarding areas of work you can go into as an English teacher. For many, it’s a chance to develop teaching skills further while also immersing themselves in new cultures and meeting interesting people from around the world.

Choosing to teach English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) has it challenges though, especially if you’re planning on moving away from home to pursue this dream. But don’t let those reservations hold you back.

Taking on new teaching experiences, whether abroad or in the UK, will provide so much fulfilment and can help you take your career to the next level.

Here we divulge some common challenges of teaching English as a foreign language (as well as the best ways to overcome them).

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