Perhaps the communication gap can be the most wide yet easy to fill space between speakers of different languages. This can easily be solved by selecting a common language to interact. English, for instance, has the privilege of fulfilling this task since many decades for purposes like business and beyond.
Accreditation is the process of ensuring that a certain course or program meets a minimum set of standards or criteria established by a competent authority in that field. Accreditation authorities are usually third-party independent reviewers to perform such processes and giving assurance. Continue reading
Accreditation is a term usually associated with academic education. Generally, it refers to whether a given degree or certification program or the institute, college, or university offering such program meets certain defined quality standards for such as competency, authority, credibility, etc. In short, it simply is a review or validation granted to a program or institute upon meeting some minimum criteria.
TEFL/TESOL which stands for ‘Teaching English as a Foreign Language’ or ‘Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages’ respectively, are two of the most commonly used acronyms when it comes to choosing courses to become a certified English tutor. It can be said that these are also the most interchangeably used acronyms in the same context, which is a technical confusion.
Perhaps you might be familiar with using phrases like ‘do you speak English?’ to clear a language deadlock with someone whose native language is different from yours. With an estimated 1.5 billion total speakers around the world, the number of non-native English speakers surpasses its native speakers by almost a double. Its popularity index can be judged from the fact that the thought of using English to overcome a language barrier comes naturally to mind among the non-native English speakers. This is one of the top reasons why not only more and more people get enrolled in English learning courses, but also the demand for its professional teachers never shrinks as well.