This directory provides you with all the facts that you need in order to thoroughly understand the TEFL courses training program of TEXT-AND-TALK Academy and answers nearly all of the questions you might still have about our training.
This includes the creation, production, origin and ownership of our TEFL courses; our Thailand Ministry of Education accreditation; a short summary of all our TEFL courses; explanations about the differences in acronyms for English teacher training programs, including TEFL, TESL, TESOL, TEYL and our own unique TEFL for Targer Learner Groups course; biographical information about James Parmelee, the founder and director of TEXT-AND-TALK Academy (whose sole work produced the TEFL courses our academy is famous for worldwide); an e-mail testimonial regarding our course from a recent graduate; information about whether a university degree and prior teaching experience are needed; what qualifications one must have to enroll in our TEFL coruses, as well as what to prepare, know and bring to your training; vital information about how to start a new career; types of schools and teaching opportunities available in Thailnad, with specific information about Bangkok (including information and depictions of the Thai king's 60th-year anniversary), Pattaya and Chiang Mai; and teaching adventures described by new teachers, including English speaking first class and evaluations of our TEFL courses by recent graduates. We hope this information is useful!
- About us and our TEFL Program
- Education Ministry Accredited
- Our TEFL Course Summary
- TEFL? TESL? TESOL? How to Choose!
- Our Course or the CELTA?
- About James Parmelee: Academy Founder
- Full Program FAQ
- Common Concerns
- TEFL Careers
- Starting a New Career
- Make a Difference!
- Types of Schools to Work For
- Teaching Opportunities in Thailand
- Incredible Thailand!
- Teaching Adventures
- Contact Us