Category Archives for Asia

An interview with teacher Bella

  Bella Lindsell returned back to the UK after completing her TEFL certification and teaching English at a school in Thailand. We find out about why she decided to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, how it could have been better and what’s next in store for her! What is your name, age and […]

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Face to face TEFL training VS Online TEFL by Teacher Gayane

Are you considering a TEFL certification course? Check out why an in-person TEFL course is the best option! If you start thinking about doing a teach abroad program, one of the main things to consider is how to do your TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course. There are different options for in-person TEFL […]

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An interview with Teacher Zoe

We caught up with Teacher Zoe after 18 Months of teaching English in Thailand. She talks about how TEFL has changed her life and her plans for the future… What is your name, age and current location? My name is Zoe Roberts, I am 24 and I am currently back home near Edinburgh, Scotland. What […]

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An interview with Teacher Sophie

Sophie is a TEFL teacher and traveller in Thailand. She recently exchanged her life in the UK for a new adventure where she is able to explore new sights and immerse herself in Thai culture 🙂 Here Sophie talks about all things TEFL, her daily routine and the best parts of her experience so far! Tell […]

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An Interview with Teacher Gayane

Meet Gayane 🙂 A TEFL teacher and traveller in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. We asked Gayane to answer some questions about her TEFL adventure so far and here’s how she answered… Why did you choose to apply to TEFL Heaven? Everything started with a trip to India last year. After that trip, I decided […]

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My TEFL Heaven Journey in Vietnam by Gayane Tonoyan

My name is Gayane Tonoyan and my teach abroad journey started this April. After having worked for eight years in one of the largest international banks, I made the most radical change decision in my life and decided to quit my job to go and explore Asia. I had always wanted to travel and actually […]

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Watch a real life English class in Thailand!

Hello! I’m Nicola, a TEFL Heaven trained teacher who works at a lovely Kindergarten school in Thailand! Here is a little snippet of a class I taught on the topic of ‘Shapes’. This will give you an idea of what it’s really like to teach younger students in Thailand. In this video, I also show […]

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Teaching English in Thailand – Sample Activity – Battleships

We were setting up a teaching volunteer program in Chiang Mai in 2011, and I was asked by the director of this school to start teaching this class to show him what our volunteer teachers would be doing. I had exactly five minutes of preparation time! So the pressure was on. Some things in this […]

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Why Kit Kat Chunkies Can Save Chocolate Lovers In Thailand: The Land of Rubbish Chocolate

In recruiting many people to teach English in Thailand over the past 6 years or so, some have ventured to actually ask me questions during interview. One of these commonly stands out: “What do you like about Thailand? My top answer, every time, and number one love about Thailand is the food! Thai food is […]

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7 Reasons Why The TEFL Heaven Internships Thailand Program is Much Better than i-to-i’s Teach in Thailand Internship

Here at TEFL Heaven, we are not afraid to tell you about our major competitor, i-to-i, and let me tell you why. We usually aren’t one to boast too much (not directly in words anyhow) about why we are so good, but we felt that people had to be told the truth about the differences […]

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