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What You Need to Teach English Overseas

I majored in political science in college believing it would lead to jobs working for campaigns, lobbies and PACs in Washington, D.C. Instead a high salary opportunity knocked for me in the world of sales. It took only three years of me doing the job to realize my large paychecks were not enough to provide the satisfaction I expected ...

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Can I Switch Careers and Teach Abroad?

My life hasn’t been exactly on the same timeline as others. Living as a caretaker for my aging grandparents while working full time meant that it took me several years to finish my Bachelor’s Degrees. At the end of my studies, I was able to pull enough strings to leave the country for a summer abroad in Paris. That ...

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Oxford Seminars’ Certification: What You Need to Know

Are you getting ready to begin your great adventure of teaching English abroad? If so, savor this exciting moment. Still, you probably have questions and maybe some anxiety about what lies ahead. Let’s take a look at some of the questions you may have before you take our TESOL/TESL/TEFL course to get your Oxford Seminars' certification. Are there any ...

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How to Teach English in Thailand & Begin as Early as May!

To all those who are on the fence about where to teach this year, have you ever considered the possibility to teach English in Thailand? This location is a popular choice for ESL teachers for its sandy beaches, rich culture and delicious food. There is a strong demand for English teachers, and hundreds of positions are available for qualified ...

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Teaching English Abroad: Oh, the People You’ll Meet

Miles of beautiful beaches. Sunshine. Warmth. Smiles. Pervasive friendliness. Sea salt and ocean breezes. When I think about what I enjoyed most about Puerto Rico, all of these things come to mind, but, above all,  I think about the friendly people who really made my experience special. People made a point to really connect with one another wherever they ...

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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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TESOL, TEFL, TESL - What's With All the Acronyms

TESOL, TEFL, TESL – What’s With all the Acronyms

If you’ve been considering a career teaching English abroad, you’ve likely been doing some research and asking around about certification options, classroom styles and job requirements. Chances are, you’ve run across one or more of the common acronyms like TESOL, TEFL or TESL that are used to describe the various ESL (English as a Second Language) certification programs. Many ...

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