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The world is so progressive lately, people are no longer afraid of stepping out of their comfort zone, they are opening new boundaries and constantly seeking a self-development. Today’s generation is not in a rush when it comes to choosing a new occupation, they want to have a fulfilling and enjoyable job, not just to get paid. Many people even choose a foreign country for work, to find what they need. Teaching English has become a popular option to work abroad among the native speakers or those who knows the language fluently. This is definitely an exciting but not an easy step. Another culture and surrounding, non-English environment, students with a totally different mindset. All these and many other factors can be hard to deal with for those, who is not prepared. Of course, not everyone is ready to spend 4 years of full studies in university getting a teacher’s degree. Self-education using online resources can help, but not in full. So, is there any other way? Yes, a TEFL course. Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) course and certification was developed with a purpose of introducing to the language teaching world. There are many schools and institutions offering this course nowadays. It might be different in structure, but usually follows the same goal. Why is it important to take a TEFL course? Let’s have a look why. When I have decided to become a teacher myself, I chose to take a TEFL course before anything else. From the two options – onsite or online – I went for the second one. The online course might lack some practical part, but surely it is still beneficial and gives a lot of flexibility. Many people think that TEFL certificate is only necessary to find a job, I think it is necessary for the job. From my own experience, a TEFL course for me is like a set of guidelines, tips or instructions for becoming an English teacher. It gives an essential information and knowledge of the basics. The content usually has all the necessary to start the teaching career. There are lessons with tips of how to teach and live abroad, and what to expect from the students of different cultures. It describes the possible difficulties you might face as a teacher and the ways of overcoming or preventing them. The course also reviews the most important grammar rules, and provides a number of teaching techniques, focuses on teaching productive and receptive skills. How to organize a lesson, manage the class, work with different groups, build a rapport with students, – the TEFL course has all these tips. Moreover, there is tons of helpful links to the internet sources, where you can find books, lesson plans, games, FAQs, many creative ideas. And it is your own choice to limit yourself with the material presented in the lessons or to discover it more deeply. With TEFL course all you need is in one set and it is designed to take it step by step. Beside all of this, the course is created by the professionals and based on the numerous teaching experience, not just a one-person feedback. That is also why the language schools will give a preference to TEFL certified teachers, which will open many more doors for a career opportunity. To underline all of the above, whoever decides to teach English as a foreign language, must remember about the responsibility for somebody else’s education. Take a TEFL course to make this journey successful.