Where can I teach English as a non-native speaker?

Often, ‘non-native speakers’ ask me where they can teach English. Is it even possible to teach English abroad as a ‘non-native speaker’? If you’ve been asking these questions yourself, then watch the video below. Now I’m sure you already know that there are quite a lot of places in the world and quite a lot […]

Why you should stop calling yourself a non-native speaker

Do you still talk about yourself as a ‘non-native speaker’? In this video I give 3 reasons why by using the term ‘non-native speaker’ in the recruitment process, you’re basically shooting yourself in the foot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eJ-3gFRXEY Reason 1: Prefix non is negative First really important reason is that the prefix non itself has a very […]

How To Develop Professionally As an English Teacher During Corona Times

Every crisis brings an opportunity. And even during these difficult times during the COVID crisis, there are things we can do as English teachers to develop professionally. There are two upsides to this. First, diving into learning something you’ve always wanted to learn but never had time to do, can keep you sane. And more […]

Can a non-native speaker teach English in Thailand?

The short answer is: absolutely! You CAN teach English in Thailand as a ‘non-native speaker’. The longer answer is: you need to know where and how to look. And be prepared to tackle native speakerism. In this post I’ll show you what the potential challenges are of getting a TEFL job in Thailand as a […]