Advice on TEFL courses

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khoder503

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whiche one of these courses the best and whay !
and how the job opprtintes for each of them ?


MA TESOL
Or
MA TEFL
Or
MA TESL

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Anglika

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Re: I need some advise for my ambition

Perhaps because they do not have an answer. Your title might have been better as Advice on TESL

I am moving this to a more suitable forum and will change the title.
 

khoder503

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TELL ME IF I RGHT OR WRONG ABOUT THESE UNDERSTANDING MEANING OF THESE WORD


TESOL = Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
IT MEANS I TEACH IN CLASSROOM INSIDE IT STUDENTS ALL OF THEM SPEAK DEFRENT LANGUAGE .

TESL = Teaching English as a Second Language
IT MEANS I TEACH IN CALSSROOM INSIDE IT STUDENTS ALL OF THEM SPEAKE ONE LANGUAGE . BUT THEY SPEAKE SAME MY LANGUAGE WHICH I SPEAk

TEFL = Teaching English as a Foreign Language

IT MEANS I TEACH IN CALSSROOM INSIDE IT STUDENTS ALL OF THEM SPEAKE ONE LANGUAGE . BUT THEY ARE NOT SPEAKE SAME MY LANGUAGE WHICH I SPEAk
 

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I appreciate your desire to specialise in English language teaching (ELT) but reading your posts it seems that your level of English might not be suitable yet for an advanced course such as an MA.

You might like to consider starting with a teacher training course at entry level like a TESL/TEFL Certificate. This would cover the basics and help you get a start in the ELT industry. It will also be a stepping stone from which you could further your studies later on. From a Certificate level you could move on to a Diploma level and finally to your MA.

For a clear definitions of the 3 acronyms you might like to check the ICALWiki at Category:TESL/TEFL - ICALwiki
 

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EFL- students are not living in an English-speaking country.
ESL/ESOL- students are living in (or planning to) an English-speaking country. This term is the same as ESL, but ESL is used in the USA and ESOL is more common in the UK and Australia.

Training in ESL does not mean that you are incapable of teaching in an EFL environment, vice versa. However, like ICAL_Pete, I think that contemplating doing an MA is a bit premature here and you would be better off sorting out the language basics before atempting post-grad studies.
 

khoder503

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I appreciate your desire to specialise in English language teaching (ELT) but reading your posts it seems that your level of English might not be suitable yet for an advanced course such as an MA.

You might like to consider starting with a teacher training course at entry level like a TESL/TEFL Certificate. This would cover the basics and help you get a start in the ELT industry. It will also be a stepping stone from which you could further your studies later on. From a Certificate level you could move on to a Diploma level and finally to your MA.

For a clear definitions of the 3 acronyms you might like to check the ICALWiki at Category:TESL/TEFL - ICALwiki


thank you very much to your comment and advice .
 

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EFL- students are not living in an English-speaking country.
ESL/ESOL- students are living in (or planning to) an English-speaking country. This term is the same as ESL, but ESL is used in the USA and ESOL is more common in the UK and Australia.

ESOL is also the choice more commonly used in NZ, but then it's quite common for people to forget the 4 million native English speakers who live here. :-?;-)
 

khoder503

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EFL- students are not living in an English-speaking country.
ESL/ESOL- students are living in (or planning to) an English-speaking country. This term is the same as ESL, but ESL is used in the USA and ESOL is more common in the UK and Australia.

Training in ESL does not mean that you are incapable of teaching in an EFL environment, vice versa. However, like ICAL_Pete, I think that contemplating doing an MA is a bit premature here and you would be better off sorting out the language basics before atempting post-grad studies.


thank you for comment and your advice
 

Tdol

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ESOL is also the choice more commonly used in NZ, but then it's quite common for people to forget the 4 million native English speakers who live here. :-?;-)

Live where? :roll:
 
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