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Clinton Kyle Singh: Sep, 4, 16
Native speaker means that you speak the language that your students speak though you are teaching them English. For example, if you speak French, and go to Ivory Coast to teach, you as an English teacher capable of speaking French fluently will be regarded as a native speaker. Hope this helps!
CHARLES ANOKA: Sep, 8, 16
Being a Native Speaker of English language is geographical. Countries whose native language or mother tongue is English just as you have your native language in your country. Some of these countries are: UK, USA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND.
Most employers prefer Native speakers
Subhash Neelakantan: Sep, 29, 16
I agree with Mr.CHARLES ANOKA. My views are also same
John Vitols: Oct, 1, 16
Native English speaker (NES) means born in a country where English is the native language. Countries such as Britain, the US, Australia . . . Schools look for NES as teaching involves the use of grammar and those to whom English is not a first language will always struggle with that. Let’s suppose I want to learn to speak French, who would I employ; a French national, or a Russian who can speak French?

If not a NES, my advice would be to focus on writing and publishing articles to show your grammar skills, stress the English degree in your resume and accentuate any experience you have, which might get you a foothold in TEFL and build up a reputation.

ruel amoranto: Oct, 5, 16
NES usually pertains to people whose nationality are from US, Canada, UK, Australia and South Africa.
Lucian Jora: Nov, 1, 16
Well...I would rather say those born, raised with the education completed in US, CA, AUS, NZ, UK, Ireland and South Africa (some parts only)...at least this is the definition given to me some 12 years ago by the NZQA.

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