How to become a TESOL teacher

Work with students of all ages to learn how to speak, read and write in English. 

What does a TESOL teacher do?

Duties and tasks

  • Act as a liaison between English learners and the broader community.
  • Emphasise correct English diction and pronunciation.
  • Impart knowledge of the English language to students individually, in small groups, and in classroom settings.
  • Introduce students to Australian culture, activities, and customs.
  • Plan and implementing English language curriculum.
  • Teach age-appropriate English vocabulary.
  • Work with students to improve English grammar.

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