In India, there are ample job options for English teachers. Indians always had a penchant for English and now English is the ticket to a successful career. Whoever wants to improve career prospects, feels the importance of being conversant in English. Parents want to provide their children with English education not because it is a status language but because it will provide them a head start in life. Consequently the need for qualified English teachers is clearly on the rise. Teachers are needed not only in the schools or universities but are also employed as trainers in corporate offices and language schools.
The upsurge of the Indian economy owes a great deal to the advancement made by India in the arena of information and technology. With the splendid progress made in the IT sector, greater competence in English language is expected from the IT and corporate employees. Thanks to internet services anyone can be accessed from any corner of the globe within seconds. The language that acts as the communication bridge is English. And no country that wants to be isolated from the global economic scene. India is a fast evolving economy and truly appreciates the importance of English language in the world of education, business, and commerce. Naturally the prospect of ESL jobs is booming in India. Teachers of English are in great demand in the country.
With the recent boom in the BPO industry, there is a high demand of voice and accent trainers in this country. Many companies also hire TESOL certified English teachers for teaching their employees soft skills. The reason behind India's flourishing BPO industry is that India, is one of the few densely populated countries where the population can easily pick up the language as they are familiar with English owing to their colonial past. India has become a major outsourcing giant as she can provide cheap skilled English speaking employees needed to support such a service industry. This has further increased the demand for English.
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