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General » Global TESOL in Montreal Testimonial
I attended a seminar taught by Kathy in Montreal this spring and it pretty much changed my whole outlook on education as well as human interactions in general. She's very experienced as a teacher and makes the lessons very easy to comprehend. If you attend one of her seminars, you'll probably find yourself having all sorts of flashbacks to your schooling prior to Global TESOL. You'll realize you already know the difference between good and bad teaching because you've already been subjected to effective and ineffective teaching methods. Kathy unlocks this knowledge within you. She teaches you technical information developed by other teachers as well but there really isn't too much to cram. Teaching is all about confidence and she's there to get you to think about what teaching really is and program you to make use of your intuition.

I'm going to China in few days thanks to Kathy's instruction as well as Jim's placement services. I tried responding to postings on a job board but I got some sketchy responses from recruiters who wouldn't help me get a visa. Once I authorized Jim to find me a teaching position, things just fell into place.

If you get placed through Global TESOL, the recruiter working with them will know you've completed the course but they'll need your certificates to get you a visa so I recommend doing your online specialization course ASAP so as not to waste a prospective employer's time. Check your information on the site to make sure your mailing address is correct to ensure you get your certificates on time.

All-in-all: I really can't imagine why Global TESOL wouldn't be for you if you're looking to get TESOL-certified. If you want some sort of robotic, cramming-based introduction to teaching English then the front of the classroom probably isn't for you.

Thank you, Kathy! Thank you, Jim! Thanks for reading! YOUR ADVENTURE AWAITS; TAKE THE PLUNGE!

Damon
General » December 2014 Montreal Tesol Class Kathy Ezard
Hello,

As the title suggest, I took a class with Kathy Ezard late last year and I want to mention what a great experience it was. We were a small class of 5 students but we had a blast with Kathy. It was a chill environment but for me, what I mostly enjoyed were the lessons she taught us. I'm not talking about the class itself, though that was great as well, but mostly about the reality of what to expect if we take on this challenge. She didn't try to sugarcoat things and presented it to us as they are. She wanted to prepare us not only for the job, but also for the change i environment, and open our eyes and minds to what we may not have expected.

I am currently in my job hunting process and Kathy is always ready to help. Her replies are sooner than you'd expect. Kathy teaches classes in both Ottawa and Montreal so if you live in those 2 cities or close by, I can guarantee you a great teacher who has patience, energy, creativity, knowledge, and most importantly a teacher that cares.

Maram
General » December 2014 Montreal Tesol Class Kathy Ezard
Hello,

As the title suggest, I took a class with Kathy Ezard late last year and I want to mention what a great experience it was. We were a small class of 5 students but we had a blast with Kathy. It was a chill environment but for me, what I mostly enjoyed were the lessons she taught us. I'm not talking about the class itself, though that was great as well, but mostly about the reality of what to expect if we take on this challenge. She didn't try to sugarcoat things and presented it to us as they are. She wanted to prepare us not only for the job, but also for the change i environment, and open our eyes and minds to what we may not have expected.

I am currently in my job hunting process and Kathy is always ready to help. Her replies are sooner than you'd expect. Kathy teaches classes in both Ottawa and Montreal so if you live in those 2 cities or close by, I can guarantee you a great teacher who has patience, energy, creativity, knowledge, and most importantly a teacher that cares.

Maram
General » Job hunting Japan and China
Hi there, I am currently based in New Zealand but am looking for a job in Japan or China. I am 22, have a degree and have completed the 120hr TESOl course. If anyone knows of anything please let me know the list of jobs and emailing is a tough process!
General » I am looking for my replacement to teach middle school
Location: Mianzhu, Sichuan Province, China

Number of classes per week: between 14 - 16

Lesson Plan required? Not really...you teach the same level so you prepare just one lesson for all classes.

Accommodation: furnished apartment provided

Part-time job opportunity: Yes

Living standards: Pretty low.

NOTE: I am Canadian so equal opportunity is a BIIIIGGGG thing. However, the school hopes I can find a coloured person to replace me.
General » Looking for position in Thailand without teaching experience
Hi Daniel,

I just want to remind you that teaching experience does not always mean 'classroom' teaching experience. Summer camp counseling, coaching kids hockey or anything similar can be taken as experience. It only requires some knowledge on how to highlight your accomplishments while doing those.

Dan
General » Looking for position in Thailand without teaching experience
Hi Daniel,

I just want to remind you that teaching experience does not always mean 'classroom' teaching experience. Summer camp counseling, coaching kids hockey or anything similar can be taken as experience. It only requires some knowledge on how to highlight your accomplishments while doing those.

Dan
General » Looking for position in Thailand without teaching experience
Currently working on a CV to start applying for positions, but find it difficult without having any teaching experience to make one feel worthy. Does anyone have any pointers or have a direction I could take? Thanks!
General » Looking for position in Thailand without teaching experience
Currently working on a CV to start applying for positions, but find it difficult without having any teaching experience to make one feel worthy. Does anyone have any pointers or have a direction I could take? Thanks!
General » Xi'an
Hi everyone! Are there any job options available in Xi'an, China? I would appreciate information.