As you might know, searching for a job and gaining employment can be quite a task, especially in this ultra competitive environment and downturned economy we're under. However, the whole process is magnified when it comes to searching for jobs in a foreign country where the process, the culture, geography and even the market is completely alien.
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When you're in a classroom with foreign students, it's inevitable that you'll find differences and be pitted against their culture which just seems alien to you. This would be magnified with TEFL because the English language itself is closely connected with its western culture and customs.
Moving Abroad To Teach English?
Here’s What To Pack…
You've got your plane tickets in order and the dream TEFL job in the foreign country all fixed up. Now all that's left is figuring our how a lifetime collection of valuables and closets are going to fit into your suitcase.. Easier said than done.
Finally you finish your TEFL course and are looking towards a exciting new journey into the world of TEFL. You're confident in your skills, you know the course curriculum like the back of the hand and you've pored over pages from there lonely planet on your destination country. So everything should be sunshine and rainbows, and go according to plan right?
As soon as you acquire your TEFL certifications, you start moving the earth and the sun for a lucrative job. And it's understandable as well, given that there's an ultra competitive environment out there and time is money.
However, in the unfortunate event that your TEFL academy does not offer job placement or you prefer to go through the whole job search process independently a few years after graduation, there will always linger around the unceasing fear of the legitimacy of the job opening/employer.
Learning a new language is an incredibly rewarding experience but it is also one that can be very overwhelming for new learners. Here at TEFL Madrid Academy, our TEFL students are exposed to an unknown foreign language as part of their training course.
Hiking and Parks -
Madrid is the perfect location if you love the outdoors as there is an abundance of parks. So here is our guide to the best parks and hiking trails to visit here in Madrid.
Since you are in Madrid, it would be unfair not to explore the city’s culture and heritage, stunning architecture, vivacious nightlife, lively parks and gardens, and traditional cuisines.
Do I need to learn Spanish in order to become a TEFL teacher?
One of the most common questions people ask when it comes to TEFL courses in Spain is whether they'll be able to successfully carry on with their lives and be a good TEFL teacher without the knowledge of the local language, Spanish.