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Is English Language Training a good Career option?


    Is English Language Training a good Career option?

    Career in English Language Training

    I find a Career in English Language Training very interesting. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into English Language Training, while I want to first understand What is a Career in English Language Training. I was Googling about a Career in English Language Training and was lucky to find: 

    Shuchi Kaushal’s outlook!

    Shuchi Kaushal invested 17 years in English Language Training. Shuchi Kaushal has worked in English Language Training as English Language Trainer in Various Assignments. In Shuchi Kaushal’s own words, this is how Shuchi Kaushal got into English Language Training: “After doing my schooling from HMV Senior Secondary School Jalandhar, I did my BSc in Economics from Guru Nanak University and then did my MSc in Information technology from Punjab Technical University. Thereafter, I worked as a ABAP Developer for Daikin Air Conditioning India Pvt Ltd for four years. In 2002, I started my own institute by the name of The Learning Edge where we give training for IELTS, TOEFL, English speaking and personality enhancement. We are also providing training to students of class 9th and 10th for Science, Math, English and NTSE. I am also a health & wellness consultant and a content writer.” 

    Career Video on English Language Training

    In a video, Shuchi Kaushal has talked about various aspects of a Career in English Language Training. Shuchi Kaushal started by explaining English Language Training as: 

    “English Language Teaching (ELT) is based on the idea that the goal of language acquisition is communicative competence. It adopts concepts, techniques and methods in classroom for recognizing and managing the communicative needs of the language learners.” 

    The video gave me so much food for thought.

    It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at English Language Training, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter English Language Training. Shuchi Kaushal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

    • Grammar
    • Certifications

    Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
    Shuchi Kaushal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in English Language Training:

    • Well Read
    • Communication Skills
    • Practice
    • Listening Skills
    • Presentation Skills

    This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
    Shuchi Kaushal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in English Language Training:

    • Monetary Benefits
    • Satisfaction
    • Own Boss
    • Respect
    • Opportunities

    Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
    And, Shuchi Kaushal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in English Language Training:

    • Patience
    • Students Expectations
    • Teaching Different Age Groups

    In the final section of the video Shuchi Kaushal talks about How a day goes in a Career in English Language Training. This video is by far the best video on a Career in English Language Training, 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:

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