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Why become an English Language Teacher?

Reasons to become an English Language Teacher

Watch Monica, Marie Therese and other teachers talking about why they became English language teachers. Do any of their reasons match yours? Did any answers surprise you?

Here are some more reasons for becoming an English language teacher: A selection of speech bubbles showing reasons people want to teach (You can click on the image to expand it.)

Task

Thinking about your own reasons could help you to decide on the kind of teaching that would suit you best. Using the ideas in the video and the list above, write in the comment box your reasons for starting this adventure. Look for someone with similar or interesting reasons and like their comments.

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