What is a Career in Teaching English? I think Teaching English is a great Career option. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Teaching English, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Teaching English. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Teaching English, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171205-0003/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english Sangeeta Sofat's overview! Sangeeta Sofat has worked in Teaching English for 24 years & 4 months. Sangeeta Sofat has worked in Teaching English as HOD Commerce Department in Summer Valley School. In Sangeeta Sofat's own words, this is how Sangeeta Sofat got into Teaching English: "I have done B Com & M Com from DAV College. Post that I did a Diploma in System Management from NIIT. I got placed in a Computer Company by the name Microlipi as a Teacher. Realising my interest in teaching and reading, I decided to pursue MA in English followed by B Ed. I have been an English Teacher with Summer Valley School for 23 years." Sangeeta Sofat has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/sangeetasofat Career Video on Teaching English In a video, Sangeeta Sofat has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching English. Sangeeta Sofat started by explaining Teaching English as: "Teaching English as a Foreign Language refers to teaching the English language to students with different first languages. Teaching English can occur either within the state school system or more privately, at a language school or with a tutor." The video gave me so much food for thought. I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Teaching English and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Teaching English. Sangeeta Sofat touches upon these in the Education section of the Video: Literature & Mythology Authors & Poets Era Techniques & Classification of Poems Grammar Report Writing Sangeeta Sofat then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching English: Patience & Composure Class Control Interest among Students Organising Skills Enthusiasm towards Course Material Updated Knowledge Adaptability Sangeeta Sofat believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching English: Satisfaction Noble Profession Different Roles for Students Keeps You Young Special Bond Shaping The Perception And, Sangeeta Sofat believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching English: Teaching Different Students Student Friendly Laws Handling Parents Self-Imposed Restrictions Resistance for New Methods No Fixed Working Hours In the final section of the video Sangeeta Sofat 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/20171205-0003 Similar Career Talks on LifePage I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20161114-0003/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170517-0002/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-Hindi/hindi https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170521-0010/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/spanish https://www.lifepage.in/career/20161104-0001/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171113-0001/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-Chinese/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180722-0002/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-French/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171227-0001/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171211-0003/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180304-0002/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180102-0005/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180217-0001/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171227-0003/Arts/Language/Career-in-Teaching-English/english https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181226-0003/Arts/Language/Career-in-English-Language-Training/english Career Counseling 2.0 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 is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on: https://www.lifepage.in