The answers to your online TEFL course should be in the course you are taking. If you are searching Google for answers then you have one of the 3 problems below.

While doing some research I found that quite a few searches were being done in regards to "answers".

So do you know those related search queries on the bottom of the Google search results page? 

Here some of the queries people were searching for:

  • online TEFL course quiz answers
  • answers to online TEFL course
  • online TEFL course help
  • tefl online test answers
  • tefl 120 hour online course answers
  • tefl 150 hour online course answers
  • tesol 120 hour online course answers
  • tefl grammar test answers
  • tefl unit 4 answers

Branded queries

All but one of these courses are cheap TEFL courses on Groupon.

  • tefl full circle answers
  • mytefl answers
  • tefl express answers
  • tefl full circle answers
  • international open academy tesol answers
  • learn tefl 120 hour written assignment

If you are searching for the answers to your online course I suspect you have a few problems.

Your problem might be:

  1. The course is not interesting
  2. You're lazy
  3. You chose the wrong kind of course

1. The course you are taking is boring and uninspiring

First let's blame it on the course because this is probably the main reason why you are searching for the answers to your course.

It could be that the course you are taking is not inspiring. You might have bought one of those cheap Groupon courses. So this is probably a case of "you get what you pay for" although one of those branded queries above isn't a very cheap course.

Some courses are totally text based and uninspiring.

You won't remember that or at least much of that.

Also some courses make it intentionally more difficult for you because they are not arranged in a way that's inclusive to learning.

They may focus on making you memorize uselss jargon, grammar terms and other fluff just like the majority of the _____ (insert class here) classes you took. 

So if you are uninspired perhaps you can take another course. I would take one that includes a lot of instructional videos so that you get a visual.

I did receive an email once,

"...I tried a Groupon course and couldn't finish it cause It didn't inspire me..."

And let me ask you a question.

What appealed to you about the course that you took? 

Were they the fancy words like "accreditation" or "internationally recognized" certification?

If so then that just goes to show you that those words don't guarantee quality. As all the above brands mentioned are accredited.

Or was it the price?

2. You're lazy and/or not cut out for teaching

I think your problem is most likely the first one, but it could also be you.

If you are lazy and just trying to skim through the course then I am going to pass some moral judgement on you.

You are probably wasting your time because you are just chasing the carrot (that certificate) and are missing out on the opportunity to learn.

If you want to cheat then that comes at a cost.

If I was you I would start thinking more long term instead of short term. You are thinking short term if you are just focused on the certificate. That certificate might help you get a job, but what's after that?

The job.

It's going to be your work. And if you don't know what you are doing then you are probably not going to like it much.

You might not be cut out for teaching either. Not everyone is. In fact most people who actually teach abroad aren't. They'll do it for a year or two and call it quits.

You might want to stop now and reconsider teaching abroad as a whole. It's work. It's not an escape or a vacation.

I would start thinking long term.

Think down the road.

You'll get a job, but then what?

And lastly ask yourself this question.

Are you the kind of teacher that you would want to have?

3. You chose the wrong 'kind' of course

So it could be the course, it could be you or it could be that you chose the wrong kind of course.

Online courses are not for everyone.

You need to have a certain amount of discipline to take an online course. If you are a traditional classroom learner then you might need the support system of a teacher and students.

To work well online you need to be able to work independently. You need self motivation. If you don't have those things then an online course might not be cut out for you. There is probably a better online course, but as good as it is it still might not be good enough for you.

If you need help then an in-class course might be better for you.

The answers are...

As mentioned before the answers are actually in the course you are taking or should be. So I'd say you either take another course, slow down and do the work, or reconsider teaching abroad.

Or you can take a more engaging course like this one that uses a lot of how-to videos, minimizes text and maximizes interaction and feedback.

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