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Celebrate Like a Brazilian

How to Celebrate Like a Brazilian

Brazil is the largest country in South America, accounting for nearly 50% of the continent's mass and holding over 2 million people. Boarding the Atlantic coast, Brazil touches nearly every other South American country. With such a storied past and rich heritage, it makes sense that Brazilians would have celebrations and festivals equally rich and steeped in traditions. And ...

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Small town

Why Small Towns Offer More Personal TESOL Experiences

Small town or big city? Many of my friends and family members who have taught abroad have longed for the bright lights of the world’s largest metropolises such as Shanghai, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo, Mexico City, and Madrid. Based on my own experiences teaching abroad, however, I recommend relocating to a small city or town. Here's why. (more…)

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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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mariachi

More than Mariachi: The Music and Rhythm of Mexico

One of the great things about teaching English abroad is discovering the hidden gems of a region. Sometimes it's food (Kimchi grows on you eventually!), sometimes it's the culture. Other times, it's a sound or a note that catches you, like when it comes to the music of Mexico. Music has always had a rhythm to it that makes ...

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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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Teaching English Abroad: Seizing the Opportunity in Mexico

My teaching experience abroad in Mexico was phenomenally enriching! It has broadened my view on life, shaped my social perspectives and offered me new and innovative ways of perceiving the world that we live in. (This post is part of an ongoing series of guest blogs sent by individuals who have experienced life abroad as a TESOL/TEFL educator. We ...

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Costa Rica

Oh the Places You’ll Go (Should Go, Anyway) in Costa Rica!

Situated between the Central American countries of Nicaragua and Panama, Costa Rica is usually associated with sunny, white beaches, parrots with brilliant plumage and warm vacations. All of that is true, since there are 800 miles of beaches to explore and beautiful tropical weather to go along, but that barely scratches the surface of this beautiful Central American country. ...

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