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We look at English language teaching jobs

If you have an excellent grasp of the English language both verbally and in written form, then you might be an ideal candidate to take on one of the many available English language teaching jobs to be found across the United Kingdom and beyond. Since English has fast become the main language for business deals and legal contracts across the world, there are more and more people out there who want to start getting to grips with it. This offers you plenty of different career opportunities.

If you're not interested in upping sticks and moving to another country, there are plenty of different English language teaching jobs available right here. For example you could take the obvious approach and become an English teacher (although you'll need a degree in English and a supplementary teaching qualification in order to make that particular dream a reality).

Alternatively you could work at teaching the English language to many of the newly arrived immigrants to the country. Earning potential for teaching English in the United Kingdom tends to be between £19,000 and £38,000 per year - with the actual figure depending on a number of factors like whether you have a degree, the company you work for and what field you have decided to go into.

If you wanted to travel the world, then you could take a look at taking a TEFL course. TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language, and it is very popular among students who want to take a gap year from their studies. As a TEFL instructor you'll be teaching English to people all across the work, in countries as varied as China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. The money on offer depends on the country you are teaching in, but most TEFL instructors lead good lives while away from home.

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