What is a Career in Teaching English?

What is a Career in Teaching English?



I am very curious about a Career in Teaching English. 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. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Teaching English, I came across this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180522-0001/Arts/Teaching/Career-in-Teaching-English/english 


Parul Ahuja's perspective!

With 14 years & 2 months of professional experience, Parul Ahuja understands Teaching English. Parul Ahuja has worked in Teaching English as Primary Teacher in St. Giri Public School. In Parul Ahuja's own words, this is how Parul Ahuja got into Teaching English: "After doing my schooling from Mount Mary Convent High School Mumbai, I did my B Com from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Thereafter, I worked as a front office manager in hotels named Le Meridien & The Surya and then as an administration manager for Belgundi Group of Companies, Delhi. Later, I did my B Ed from Dehradun University and in 2004, I started working for St. Giri Public School as a Primary Teacher." 


Career Video on Teaching English

In a video, Parul Ahuja has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching English. Parul Ahuja started by explaining Teaching English as: "Teaching English Language 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." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.



  • In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Teaching English, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Teaching English. Parul Ahuja touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:Literature Knowledge
  • Phonetics
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary

Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.

  • Parul Ahuja then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching English:Adaptability
  • Problem Solving
  • Patience
  • Reading, Writing & Listening

Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.

  • Parul Ahuja believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching English:Work Life Balance
  • Satisfaction
  • Respect

After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.

  • And, Parul Ahuja believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching English:Parents Expectation
  • Child Psychology


In the final section of the video Parul Ahuja 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/20180522-0001 


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