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How Teaching ESL Allowed Me To Travel Around The World

How Teaching ESL Allowed me to Travel Around the World

Thinking of teaching English abroad? Let me tell you how it enriched my life and opened me up to a world of travel. After completing a bachelor degree in music, I decided to travel to Japan to perform and teach instead of immediately immersing myself in graduate studies. I wanted to be absolutely certain about the field of work I ought to prepare to ...

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A View of Jeju Island in South Korea. My Life Teaching English in South Korea

A Snapshot of My Life in South Korea

Before teaching English in South Korea, I planned on blogging about my upcoming experiences. I contemplated blog names, looked at different hosting sites, checked out other travel blogs for inspiration, and vetted themes. Yet, when I arrived in South Korea I ended up writing only one blog post.  Yes! I wrote just one, measly blog post about my pre-departure ...

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Why Different is OK when teaching English abroad

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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Getting ready to travel and teach abroad

Getting Ready to Travel and Teach Abroad

Where in the World Are Magda and Brent? - Getting Ready to Travel and Teach Abroad This blog entry represents the first in a series of entries detailing an epic trip through Southeast Asia and Europe with a stop in the Middle East that myself and a fellow Oxford Seminars alumnus and South Korean teaching vet are embarking upon ...

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Where in the World Are Magda and Brent?

Where In The World Are Magda and Brent?

Follow Magda and Brent as they travel abroad on an epic journey through Asia, the Middle East and Europe! Over the next several months, Magda, an Oxford Seminars TESOL/TESL/TEFL Course graduate, and Brent, an Oxford Seminars instructor, will be on the adventure of a lifetime. Follow them to see blog posts, photos, and videos of every new adventure they share and stay ...

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Climbing Mt. Fuji, Why it should be on Your ESL Teaching Bucket List

My Journey to the Top of Mount Fuji

When you think of Tokyo, many things come to mind. The crowded trains, the "Shibuya Scramble", the pace of one of the world's largest cities and, of course, the sushi. When you think of Japan, there are many images that you might have. Bullet trains (shinkansen), outdoor hot springs (rotemburo) and, of course, cherry blossoms (sakura). For me, it ...

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