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TESL Teacher

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TESL teachers specialises on teaching students how to read, write and speak English. They usually teach students who speak little to no English. TESL teachers need to understand different culture and be knowledgeable of different teaching strategies in order to teach English effectively. They manage the classroom, create lesson plans and in some cases work with international and immigrant students.

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Market Demand

Career opportunities for TESOL graduates look extremely promising. Malaysia’s private colleges and universities require international standards of English qualification from their students in order to be eligible for academic courses. Other job prospects include writing, advisory and planning roles in education, development of books, games, applications and media in education, as well as administrative positions in higher education.

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Education

Most TESL teachers have a bachelor’s degree in TESL from a reputable private institution or from the government’s teachers training programme which is offered every year. Some employers may require a master’s degree in linguistics or related field as well as TESL teaching experience.

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