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3 Ways to Have Classroom Discipline While Teaching English Abroad

Classroom discipline is a tricky topic, whether we are talking about your own children or those under your care. Add in a cultural and very often linguistic barrier that TESOLs must face, and the whole thing can get really messy. But, I must say this first and foremost: if you find yourself in a position where you are constantly ...

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Teaching English Abroad: The Evils of Spinsterhood (According to Kindergartners)

What's it like teaching English to kindergartners in South Korea? To say there was never a dull moment is an understatement. Here's a look into my experience: (This post is part of an ongoing series of guest blogs sent by individuals who have experienced life abroad as a TESOL/TEFL educator. We would love to share your story. Interested? Email ...

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7 FAQ for ESL Teachers About Life in a New Country

As you start looking into the logistics of living in a foreign country as an ESL teacher, many questions start to come up, which can be daunting.  I have been asked several questions about living abroad by people interested in taking a leap to have their own adventure.  Having moved to Asia to teach English abroad on two separate ...

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Save $13,500 in One Year by Teaching English in South Korea

Did you know that saving money is one of the big draws to selecting South Korea as a destination for an ESL teacher? Of all the countries using the services of native-English speaking teachers, South Korea provides the most possibilities to earn a lot of money and spend very little. While this is mainly due to the low costs ...

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Teaching English Abroad: Why I Teach ESL

I never thought that I would be a good teacher. I chose to teach not because I wanted to be a teacher, but because I wanted to travel and improve my Spanish.  With time, teaching ESL has become my profession and my passion. So, what changed? (This post is part of an ongoing series of guest blogs sent by ...

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Why You Need a Job Placement Advisor from Oxford Seminars

You've decided you want to teach English overseas. You've done your research and signed up with Oxford Seminars to get your teaching certificate. You are ready for your new adventure, and you are getting excited. However, you may not have thought about what happens between earning your teaching certificate and teaching in a classroom abroad. Fortunately, we have this ...

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Mind-Boggling Options: Choosing Where to Teach ESL

Deciding where to teach ESL is an incredibly exciting process. There are hundreds of destinations to choose from, all with their own allure. Just when an amazing picture of a sunset pushes you toward Southeast Asia, someone will tell you about their unforgettable experience in Turkey. Your gut feeling should definitely guide you, but here are five practical elements ...

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