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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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How Much Do ESL Teachers Get Paid Overseas?

The average salary for K-12 teachers across the United States is about $45,000 per year. Of course this number varies greatly based on several factors, particularly location and experience. The same formula applies to ESL teachers abroad. Most people who decide to teach English overseas do so for the cultural experiences and travel opportunities. But there are others who ...

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3 Best Places to Teach English Abroad in 2016

Native English speakers have near-perpetual opportunities to teach all over the world because demand for instructors remains steady. But not all countries are created equal when it comes to pay, accommodations and adapting to your new surroundings. The following are the top three places I’ve taught in the past five years that provided a good balance of career satisfaction ...

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Why Living in a Foreign Country is Different and That’s OK [VIDEO]

In this video, Oxford Seminars instructor, Jennifer Goodnow discusses how living in a foreign country is different. She admits she was initially overwhelmed with all the changes she faced while teaching English abroad in Japan. Many things were different, unfamiliar, and confusing, but then she came to the realization that, just because it was unfamiliar, that didn’t make it ...

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Video: Memorable Food Experiences While Teaching in Japan

Video: Memorable Food Experiences While Teaching in Japan

Cold rice balls? Curry-filled doughnuts? Fried Sting Ray? Oxford Seminars instructors Corinne Toffan and Paul Workman tried these and many other new and exciting foods while teaching in Japan, to (mostly) delicious results. In this video, Corinne Toffan talks about how much she enjoyed going out for dinner with her class and trying strange new dishes. It was a great ...

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Quirky Facts About the Top 10 TESOL Countries – Part 3 (Infographic)

One of the most rewarding and exciting aspects of visiting another country is the opportunity to experience a new culture. The best way to do that is to teach English abroad. Teaching English abroad gives you more than just the quick sample of another culture that typically comes with a vacation; it lets you immerse yourself in the different foods, festivals, holidays, and customs of your ...

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11 Things Japan Does Better

Although you can trace Japan's ancient roots back thousands of years, today's culture is quite different from those early days. From the delicious, fresh foods to the heated seats, they have had time to perfect things over the years. Here is a list of the things Japan does better (and maybe that Westerners should imitate): 1. Heated Toilet Seats ...

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Video: Top 10 Things I Miss about Japan

Japan has embraced many areas of Western culture, while with anime and karaoke are just a couple of things North Americans love about Japan. For those of you who are fascinated with the Japanese culture, teaching English as a second language in Japan could be the perfect entree to immerse yourself into a place where ancient traditions and practices ...

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Top 5 TESOL Destinations and Why

Here at Oxford Seminars, we get asked all the time about what it's like to be in a certain country, or where the best place to teach English abroad is. These are tough questions to answer because each country and region has its own charm and reason to visit for a week or stay for a few years. While the ...

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