Glossary

  • TEFL - Teaching English as a Foreign Language, the term used for teaching English in non-English-speaking countries.

  • TESL - Teaching English as a Second Language, the term used for teaching English in English-speaking countries.

  • ESL - English as a Second Language

  • EFL - English as a Foreign Language

  • TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Also the acronym for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc, the professional organization for ESL/EFL teachers.