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5 Reasons I’m Thankful I Chose to Teach English Abroad

In all honesty, I can say that the decision to teach abroad was one of best decisions I have made in my entire life. The change from growing up in a small Canadian town to spending ten years living in nine different countries and traveling to numerous more has left a lasting impression on who I am and how ...

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From Small Town to Big City, Teaching English in Japan

Our Job Placement Advisors have experience teaching abroad and have been to where you are or hope to go. In this video, Allison explains what it was like to go from a small town in England to a big city teaching English in Japan. She also worked as as a teacher trainer and a corporate English instructor. As she explains, her ...

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Teaching English Abroad: Language Barriers – Say What?

Sometimes a person just needs a change. Last year, I decided to take a sabbatical from my “living-to-work” life in the United States and change to a “work-to-live” life, so I could travel in Europe.  Teaching English as a second language seemed to be the best course to meet this goal. I completed my English teaching certification and chose ...

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How Oxford Seminars Helped Change One Teacher’s Life

Diane Elliott had a wonderful experience as a teacher of English abroad through Oxford Seminars. She explains in the video below that her experience allowed her to grow both personally and financially. After her time abroad, she took a job as a Placement Advisor with Oxford Seminars to help others have adventures just like she did. Diane desires to ...

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Teaching English Abroad: Yes, Third-World Nations Like Yemen Hold Opportunity Too

Although it's probably not high on your list as a either a place to live or teach English abroad, Yemen is actually a once-in-a-lifetime, bucket-list opportunity. Oxford Seminars does not currently send graduates to the nation due to the violence factor, but understand that there are more to countries like Yemen beyond what makes the evening news. If you're ...

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What to Expect from Your Job Placement Advisor

Embarking on the adventure of teaching English abroad is an infinitely exciting prospect. We in the Job Placement Service can relate, as we’ve all done it before. And while we may not be teaching overseas currently, we live vicariously through our graduates by helping secure rewarding TEFL employment to our students. We love hearing about the great times people ...

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