How much can I make in a Career in Teaching English?

A Career in Teaching English has always intrigued me. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Teaching English is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Teaching English. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Teaching English, I came across this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171227-0003/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english

Bina Venkatesh's perspective!

Bina Venkatesh has worked in Teaching English for 20 years. Bina Venkatesh has worked in Teaching English as Teacher in Welham Boys School. In Bina Venkatesh's own words, this is how Bina Venkatesh got into Teaching English: "After completing my Schooling from Nagpur University, I did my Graduation in Commerce from Nagpur University itself. I also did my Post Graduation in Public Administration. I have also done my B Ed as a correspondence course. I have been teaching English and Social Studies in Welham Boys."

Career Video on Teaching English

In a video, Bina Venkatesh has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching English. Bina Venkatesh started by explaining Teaching English as: "Teaching English as a Foreign Language refers to teaching the English language to students with different first languages. TEFL can occur either within the state school system or more privately, at a language school or with a tutor." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.


We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Teaching English is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Teaching English. Bina Venkatesh touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Vocabulary
  • Subject Knowledge
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Latest Information
  • Authors
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Bina Venkatesh then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching English:
  • Pronunciation & Diction
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication
  • Patience
  • Time Management
  • Observation
  • Counselling Skills
  • Trust Building
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Bina Venkatesh believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching English:
  • Overcoming Generation Gap
  • Work Life Balance
  • Constant Learning
  • Respect & Recognition
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Bina Venkatesh believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching English:
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • High Responsibility
  • Old Syllabus
  • Mother Tongue Influence
  • Less Pay Scale

In the final section of the video Bina Venkatesh talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching English. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching English, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20171227-0003

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This video on a Career in Teaching English was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage allows you to explore thousands of Career Options. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on: https://www.lifepage.in

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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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