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Can I switch careers and teach abroad?

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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How much money can I save by teaching in South Korea? Video

How Much Money Can I Save By Teaching in South Korea? [Video]

People teach English abroad for a variety of reasons, but a common one, especially if you are just finishing college or university is to pay off your student loans and save money. Oxford Seminars Instructor, Heidi Bundschoks did just that when she went to teach English in South Korea. In this video, she talks about great ways to save ...

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Four ESL Teaching Tips for Your First Classroom

Four ESL Teaching Tips for Your First Classroom

My wife and I are veterans of almost 20 years of teaching overseas in five different countries.  I had been teaching in public schools in California for several years before we left for our first overseas adventure (Saudi Arabia) so I was pretty well prepared to walk into a classroom with a good degree of confidence.  My wife, however, ...

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How To Teach ESL to Middle School Students, Video

How to Teach ESL to Middle School Students [Video]

ESL teachers often have the opportunity to teach ESL to a wide variety of students of different ages and ability levels. Each age group, whether they are children, teenagers, or adults, requires a different strategy and set of teaching techniques to help them learn English and succeed in the class. Watch this video for Oxford Seminars instructor Peter Connell's tips for ...

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Teaching English Abroad: Meeting Friends and Making Memories

One of the best aspects of teaching English abroad is the number of interesting people you encounter. Since so many people worldwide study English, chances are, you’ll find yourself teaching someone as interesting as a world-class organist, a logistician from Doctors Without Borders, or any number of other folks who will let you in on the secrets of the ...

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Video: An Unforgettable Experience as an Instructor in Korea

It’s not every day that one gets to experience North Korea on a personal level. As Oxford Seminars’ instructor Heidi Bundschoks explains in this video, she had many amazing experiences teaching ESL in South Korea for four years. But, hands down, her most memorable opportunity came when she got to visit North Korea on the inaugural cruise between the ...

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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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