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Not in Kansas Anymore

Teaching English Abroad: I Don’t Think We’re In Kansas Anymore

When you live in foreign countries, you occasionally have these moments where it suddenly all hits you: I'm not in ________ anymore! For me, Canada is home, so traveling to another country can have it's share of adventures. The story I'm about to tell describes one of my own "WHERE IN THE WORLD AM I?" moments from my time teaching abroad ...

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Top 10 Countries

Top 10 Countries for Teaching English Abroad

If you are considering teaching English overseas, do your research. Where should you go? Is it right for you? There are trends in ESL markets worldwide, which can help in determining if this is, in fact, the type of career path that you want to take. We've compiled a list of the top 10 countries that have a strong ...

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One Step Masan Korea

Teaching English Abroad: A World of Wonder with Just One Step

I was standing on the tarmac, waiting to board the plane that would take me further from home than I’d ever been, wondering what in the world I was doing. I was terrified. I was moving to the other side of the world to a place where I didn’t know a single person, couldn’t speak the language, and had ...

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Japan Transportation

Planes, Trains & Subways: The Amazingly Easy Transportation of Japan

I knew, when looking for a position teaching English abroad, that I wanted to live in Tokyo. Having been here for three years now, even knowing it’s crowded, I’m still surprised at just how many people are here. Japan has around 127 million people; of those 127 million, 37 million live in the greater Tokyo area with an additional ...

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In their Own Words

In Their Own Words: Why I Chose To Teach English Abroad

Are you on the fence about teaching English abroad? It can be intimidating and exciting all at once, maybe even a little overwhelming. And that's understandable because it's a pretty big decision to make. But, as our graduates explain, it's worth it! One of the Best Decisions I Ever Made Teaching has been something I’ve wanted to do since ...

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Taiwan

22 Breathtaking Views of Taiwan

Are you thinking about teaching English abroad in Taiwan? There is, of course, plenty of people hungry to learn the English language and culture. On the flip side, Taiwan offers a lot for potential teachers.  With five mountain ranges, four islands, and plenty of beaches, Taiwan has an abundance of natural beauty for you to explore. Here are a ...

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Kyoto

Teaching English Abroad: One Magical Night in Kyoto

It was with luck that I found myself in Kyoto, Japan for some professional development during cherry blossom season. After spending ten energy-sapping hours in a conference room, most of the participants scurried back to the hotel to rest up for the following day. Faced with a free evening and a small group of new friends, the opportunity to ...

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