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How I started my adventure teaching ESL abroad - podcast

How I Started My Adventure Teaching ESL Abroad – Podcast

In this podcast, ESL teacher Michael Adams shares how he started teaching ESL abroad, his first experiences teaching and traveling in Japan, and how exploring the mountains and deserts of Oman made his life an adventure he will never forget while teaching English in the country. Want to learn more about Teaching English abroad? Visit a free information session near you or download a free course ...

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Teaching English in Slovakia

5 Destinations in Slovakia to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

While Slovakia may not be the first location that comes to mind when you think of Europe, it is an often-overlooked destination for ESL teaching. It provides many great teaching opportunities for TESOL/TESL/TEFL certified teachers, combined with beautiful landscapes and ancient tourist attractions and world heritage sites. I’ve had the pleasure of living in Slovakia as an ESL teacher ...

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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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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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Quirky Country Facts Part 3

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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Czech

Czech This Out! Teaching English abroad in the Czech Republic

Teaching English as a Second Language offers you some amazing opportunities, sometimes in the most unexpected ways. This past spring, I received a Facebook message from a friend who knew I had taught ESL for a while in South Korea and a few other places. She had a friend who was looking for someone to teach for a few ...

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Top 10 TESOL Countries Quirky Facts

Quirky Facts about the Top 10 TESOL Countries – Part 2 (Infographic)

Teaching English abroad is one of the most rewarding things you can do with your life for many reasons, not the least of which is the experience of getting to know different cultures. This is a big wide world. You have the opportunity to get out and explore it, growing yourself as a person, all while earning money through ...

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Language Barriers

Teaching English Abroad: Language Barriers – Say What?

Sometimes a person just needs a change. Last year, I decided to take a sabbatical from my “living-to-work” life in the United States and change to a “work-to-live” life, so I could travel in Europe.  Teaching English as a second language seemed to be the best course to meet this goal. I completed my English teaching certification and chose ...

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Mind-Boggling Options: Choosing Where to Teach ESL

Deciding where to teach ESL is an incredibly exciting process. There are hundreds of destinations to choose from, all with their own allure. Just when an amazing picture of a sunset pushes you toward Southeast Asia, someone will tell you about their unforgettable experience in Turkey. Your gut feeling should definitely guide you, but here are five practical elements ...

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