Definition: TEFL = Teaching English as a foreign language. <p> The acronym TEFL refers to teaching English as a foreign language. TEFL is most commonly used when speaking about teaching English to learners those who live outside a native English speaking country. TEFL is sometimes used in place of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) or TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language).
Also Known As: TESOL, TESL
Common Misspellings: TOEFL - TOEFL refers to the Test of English as a Foreign Language
Examples:I'm going to take a course to receive a TEFL certificate and then teach abroad.