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Meera Rao

Feedback for Regular In Class TESOL

Post On : 24-02-2017
Bangkok, Thailand

Very enriching and informative. Extremely a great learning experience under the expertise of the teacher Mrs Kuhurina Basu . It's going to be very helpful in my future endeavours. The activities were very interesting and relevant to impart the target language.Overall a fulfilling experience.

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Natalia Terekhina

Feedback for Regular In Class TESOL

Post On : 24-02-2017
Bangkok, Thailand

Very good experience . I like everything so much . Before I came here I had no idea what to expect, but after a first two days I had a clear idea, that teaching process can be interesting and very fun. We have an amazing trainer and all group are very nice and information are always helpful and on time.i enjoyed the teaching practice and all of studying process as well. Thank you so much for everything I will recommend the school for all of my friends .

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Pragya Adhikari

Feedback for Regular In Class TESOL

Post On : 24-02-2017
Bangkok, Thailand

As the training comes to a close this feedback provides an excellent opportunity to look back on my experiences in this class. I have also learned to find weaknesses in my own argument as well as the claims that others make.My experiences in this class have also helped me become a better leaner. It was a good experience where I got chance to learn new things. Teaching practice in Thailand was completely new thing to do & learn.

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Donovan Lo

Feedback for Regular In Class TESOL

Post On : 24-02-2017
Bangkok, Thailand

It was a really exciting and an interesting journey. It was a blend of fun and educational. A very helpful and enthusiastic trainer kept us motivated throughout the journey. Essential things like time management, blended learning, and numerous ways to have fun while teaching was covered in the course which really helped us during our teaching practices.

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Volunteer Opportunities in Thailand

English teaching certification courses in Thailand or TEFL course Thailand opens the scope of voluntary teaching projects in Thailand at various schools ranging from nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools, high schools, etc. TEFL qualified volunteer teachers can expectto teach children as young as 3 years old in nurseries while in secondary schools, students up to 22 years of age are being taught. Most volunteers work in primary schools where children are of the age from 4 years to about 11 years. Inevitably class sizes are big, some with up to 50 students, although these can be divided between two volunteers. Volunteers are expected to teach for about 4 hours per day depending upon placements.

One good thing about the TEFL courses and teaching English in Thailand is that if you are a qualified teacher with TESOL, then in whichever school you may work in, you would be very much needed. The volunteer teachers generally teach grammar and structure of English language.

ESL or EFL certified teachers with no prior work experience can benefit fromvoluntary teaching initially as they can get some good practical exposure by teaching in various schools voluntarily. Thailand has a well-deserved reputation of the country where tourists from all over the world may throng in and get some voluntary teaching experience in numerous schools. Tourists who want to volunteer during gap year, career break or as a part of an extended holiday have a great role to play as volunteer teachers and their work is highly appreciated. Sometimes, they are given free accommodation and food allowances as a token of recognition for their work catered. Generally, they work free of cost and help poor children study English language and others.

TESOL qualified teachers who are willing to do voluntary teaching are expected to be in the Thai schools between 8:30am - 3:30pm. One should have approximately 18 hours of classes a week. Singing the national anthem and respecting the national flag are important. You should encourage the students to develop knowledge about every subjects according to their liking, teach them about foreign culture or discuss about various sports and raise their interest level to interact with you and take joy in the voluntary classes.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language courses (TEFL) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) prove beneficial to Thai students to learn English through primary and secondary school, but in rural areas with few or no foreigners, students seldom get any chance to practice the language. Unfortunately for rural Thai students, having poor English skills means reduced education and job opportunities in the future. By placing TESL qualified volunteers in rural schools, can really help redress the imbalance and situation, where native or near-native English speakers can really help Thai students with their listening and speaking skills. Not only that, but having a foreign volunteer at their school is a very fun and exciting prospect for Thai students who will have an opportunity to learn from you about foreign people and culture!

Quick Facts

20,000 Alumni and growing

We have an extensive and ever growing network of Alumni, 20,000 and counting and it is a sign of the rising popularity of ACT. ACT Alumni can be found all over the world and we, at ACT help the alumni stay connected, share professional experiences, providing with information on academic interactions, life as international teachers and professional know-how.

Accredited TEFL Courses.

All the TEFL courses are accredited by the world's largest TESOL accreditation body TESOL Canada & TESOL USA. After course completion the candidates receive joint certification from Asian College of Teachers (ACT), London School of Teaching and Training (LSTT) and Pebble Hills University (PHU). The candidates can also opt for a College of Birmingham (COB) certificate at an extra cost.

ESL Jobs and Placement

The candidates are provided with 100% placement support after successful completion of the course. They are provided placement support through partner portals and can learn about job vacancies from Facebook page ACT Konnect. There is no dearth of ESL jobs across the globe and candidates can choose from diverse ESL job openings which can be a ticket to an international career.

ACT News & Blogs

ACT news and blogs help the candidates learn about the latest trends and updates regarding the international TEFL scenario. These blogs and news are not only helpful to keep the TEFL aspirants up to date but provide them with resources about modern EFL teaching, TEFL ideas and methods, information about lesson plans, cultural knowledge, country information and many more.