Unlock Your TEFL Success (Unlock Your TEFL Success)
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Unlock Your TEFL Success

About the Book

Help the more than 1 billion students around the world to build solid English skills in an exciting location - and get paid!

Learn the ins and outs of teaching English as a foreign language BEFORE you go. 

In 12 chapters, you learn how to teach the four English language skills plus grammar and vocabulary, how to find a job (including cover letter and resume), and how to organize and present a lesson step-by-step without any experience.  

Get the practical guide to Teach English as Foreign Language written by a veteran native instructor who gives you the essentials to supercharge your international teaching job search and keys to success in-country.

Unlock Your TEFL Success is a primer for those who need the confidence to embrace the exciting adventure that awaits them to teach English abroad.

Start your new career today!

About the Author

Hilda Edwards
Hilda Edwards

H. E. Colby is the pseudonym for a seasoned English professor who has helped her students achieve both their personal and professional success over eight years. She prepares talented and ambitious students who need to improve their English proficiency. Like all teachers, she is thrilled to see her students reach their personal and professional potential. Professor Colby produces educational material so English learners around the world can attain the success they deserve and seek. By writing English ebooks and eCourses for international students, H.E. continues to contribute to helping and sharing with English learners from all walks of life. Check her website at www.businessenglishace.com.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Self-Check.  Take a Self-Assessment – Know before you go! Examine the minimum qualifications and evaluate your need for a certification. Read the TEFL FAQ specially prepared for you! Review the 8 Habits of Highly-Effective TEFL Professionals. 

Chapter 2: Pack your bags! Now, learn what items to take with you and how to choose your country. Do you need to know the destination language?

Chapter 3: The Job Hunt. Jobs to teach English abound in the world. But, which one is best for you? How do you write your CV/resume and prepare for the interview?

SECTION TWO:  Classroom Essentials+

Introduction: The next 7 chapters are the core of teaching English as a Foreign Language. My insights from 8 years of classroom experience are yours for the taking!

Chapter 4: Reading. Find out which three skills improve reading for English students.

Chapter 5: Writing. Know these essential pointers for more effective writing.

Chapter 6: Listening. Learn tips to increase the listening comprehension of your students.  

Chapter 7: Speaking.  Accurate and fluent pronunciation – which comes first?

Chapter 8: Grammar. Your students expect you to know thy English grammar!

Chapter 9: Vocabulary. How strong is your word power? If you share a love for words, your students will have stronger English skills.

Chapter 10: International Tests and Specific English. Preparing students for the SAT, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, and GMAT and Specific English (Business, Legal, Medical, etc.) is an important part of teaching English (and will pad your wallet).

SECTION THREE:  Quick-and-Dirty Guide to TEFL Success

Introduction: Discover the keys to delivering quality English lessons while managing the expectations of students by keeping your boss happy.

Chapter 11: Plan a Successful EFL Class. Follow these steps used by this veteran English teacher to present an effective English lesson and don’t forget this secret just for you!

Chapter 12: Student and School Management. Sshh! This information is only between you and me. You’ll thank me later!

After completion of this book, you should be better prepared to confidently choose your destination country, feel ready to deliver your first English class, and have a distinct advantage to survive in the TEFL jungle. The world is waiting, tiger!

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