Why Teach English in Thailand

 Teaching English in Thailand is a dynamic, exciting and life changing experience.

Why Teach English in Thailand

 Teaching English in Thailand is a dynamic, exciting and life changing experience.

14 Reasons to Teach English in Thailand

Thailand is the most incredible country, filled with amazing teaching opportunities, where foreign teachers are really needed to make a difference in the lives of Thai children through sharing their knowledge of the English language.

# 1 / Thai students are absolutely amazing

You will learn many lessons from them; kindness, patience, to live in the moment and most importantly to smile more. You will experience genuine happiness teaching Thai students, they are patient, understanding and very kind and giving.

# 2 / Thailand needs you

Thailand needs English speaking teachers to share their knowledge of the English language with their children. The students, administrators, fellow Thai teachers and the students’ parents all want you in their schools to teach their children.

The Kingdom of Thailand has a national initiative to increase English skills for Thai students.

The Kingdom knows that this is best achieved in an immersive classroom with a Native- English speaking teacher.

# 3 / Teaching is highly respected

Teachers are extremely respected in Thai culture, teachers are associated with being authoritative and knowledgeable.

It is very important for the Thai children to learn English and the elders are very impressed when their children or grandchildren can speak English. The level of high regard is highlighted in these three areas: locals’ consideration of the significance of English, their desire to flaunt their tradition and the value of mutual respect.

# 4 / Amazing work experience on your CV

International work experience will definitely jump off the page when you return to South Africa to find full-time work. The brave step you took to leave behind the known and dive right into a completely new culture and way of life will give you a great advantage over other applicants.

# 5 / Number of public & school holidays

Thailand LOVES a good holiday. It is common to have at least one three or four-day weekend a month. You will have ample opportunity to explore Thailand and surrounding Asian countries.

# 6 / Thai cuisine

Where do we start?! Thai food is AWESOME. There is NOTHING better than sitting at a street stall with your closest pals, eating something that looks confusing but tastes awesome, with motorbikes zooming by. Our advice – if it looks questionable – try it anyway because chances are that you will love it!

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# 7 / Friendships that will last a lifetime

When you arrive in Thailand to start your Entrust TEFL course, you will be organized in teams, go on group excursions and stay in the same accommodation. This type of intensive relationship with your fellow students creates lifelong friendships as you experience shared adventures and and learn to rely on each other. You will leave with unbreakable bonds.

# 8 / Discover yourself & learn Thai

You will learn so much about yourself especially your ability to cope with change.

Give back through being a positive role model by making an immense impact in the lives of Thai children.

# 9 / Develop & strengthen leadership skills

You will learn many lessons from them; kindness, patience, to live in the moment and most importantly to smile more. You will experience genuine happiness teaching Thai students, they are patient, understanding and very kind and giving.

# 10 / Immerse yourself in Thai culture

Teaching in Thailand allows you the perfect opportunity to truly immerse yourself in the Thai culture and way of life. Break the stereotypes of Thailand through experiencing their beliefs, their world view and follow their rituals.

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# 11 / Beautiful weather

Hot, sunny weather that allows for shorts and Tees? This is Thailand, known for its hot, sunny and humid weather. You will spend most of the year not ever needing a jacket (except when it rains).

# 12 / Best opportunity to travel

Thailand is the central hub of Southeast Asia, offering incredible opportunities to travel and explore surrounding countries, such as India, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Japan. You will not only be living in a very exciting new country but you will also be able to explore and experience many other fascinating countries and cultures.

While teaching in Thailand is extremely affordable you will be able to spoil yourself to excursions and weekends away for all your hard work.

# 13 / Learn a new language

Teaching English in Thailand allows you the perfect opportunity to learn Thai. You will learn basic Thai words and greetings during the course and will be able to hold a basic conversation throughout the duration of your stay teaching in Thailand, you will be able to navigate restaurant menus, bus schedules and street signs

# 14 / Positive influence on Thai students

No matter the age groups or where you will be teaching, you will have an absolutely amazing influence on the Thai students. Having the enthusiasm, hard work and creativity will positively influence your students to do their absolute best and set them up for success as bilingual students and employees in the job market.