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Teaching locally

Unread postby Jellybaby » 19 Jul 2011, 17:12

Hi all,

I've just completed a weekened TEFL course and I'm thinking of offering my services to non-English-speaking people in my area (I'm planning to go abroad in a year or so). Basically, I have two questions:

1) Where might be good places to advertise?

2) What would be a good rate to charge?

Any advice would be most welcome.
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Re: Teaching locally

Unread postby Alex Case » 20 Jul 2011, 22:51

Where are you?
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Re: Teaching locally

Unread postby Jellybaby » 21 Jul 2011, 14:43

West Midlands (near Coventry). I was thinking of charging about £5-10 per hour
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Re: Teaching locally

Unread postby chatman » 22 Jul 2011, 05:51

Before going abroad get a good experience in your profession. For local area teaching try to get information from local newspaper. All the best.
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Re: Teaching locally

Unread postby Alex Case » 22 Jul 2011, 14:29

Actually, in TEFL it is the exact opposite and you generally need experience abroad before you can get work back home. Another alternative might be online teaching. I think you'll be lucky to get anything back home with no experience and just a weekend cert, but worth a try I guess.
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