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New Year’s Resolution: Start a New Life with Oxford Seminars

Each year as December 31st rolls around, we have an opportunity to revisit our past year to consider our accomplishments, remember our moments of exhilaration, and ponder our ups and downs. We reflect on moments of awe, wonder, sorrow, and joy. As we parse these experiences and how they’ve impacted us, we can begin to look ahead to the ...

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6 Reasons to Choose Oxford Seminars

Are you on the fence about teaching English abroad? Here are several convincing reasons that serve as persuasive reminders about the perks of teaching abroad and how Oxford Seminars can help make it become a reality! 1. The ability to travel to exotic locations Teaching ESL abroad means you have the opportunity to see and do so many things: ...

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What to Expect from Your Job Placement Advisor

Embarking on the adventure of teaching English abroad is an infinitely exciting prospect. We in the Job Placement Service can relate, as we’ve all done it before. And while we may not be teaching overseas currently, we live vicariously through our graduates by helping secure rewarding TEFL employment to our students. We love hearing about the great times people ...

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Why You Need a Job Placement Advisor from Oxford Seminars

You've decided you want to teach English overseas. You've done your research and signed up with Oxford Seminars to get your teaching certificate. You are ready for your new adventure, and you are getting excited. However, you may not have thought about what happens between earning your teaching certificate and teaching in a classroom abroad. Fortunately, we have this ...

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FAQ: Will I Find an ESL Job Working Full Time Hours?

“Not black & white.” Grey. Yes, very grey. This is a good way to describe the terms & conditions of an ESL contract abroad, where written items that should be clear, rarely are. Even worse, legal jargon that – even when written in perfect English —can appear as foreign as the culture you might be emigrating to. Overseas ESL ...

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20 Common English Grammar Mistakes Not to Pass on to Your Students

It's easy to use regional dialects or commonly misused language mistakes when speaking everyday English. However, when teaching a second language to new students, it's important that you're giving them the proper foundation from which to build their habits. This includes your own speaking and writing habits in the classroom. The following are 20 common English grammar mistakes you ...

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Teaching English Abroad: What Will Teaching ESL Be Like?

At the end of any Oxford Seminars Certification Course, there is a certain measure of excitement as students are being handed their certificates of completion. Applause rings out, camera phones are flashing and hugs and contact information are being exchanged. The air is full of celebration as students feel a mixture of accomplishment and relief. In the midst of ...

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Where Should I Teach? 5 Ways to Choose Your Destination

So, you’ve decided that you’re ready to take off on a journey to go teach English as a second language overseas? Not everyone has the courage to step out of their comfort zone and commit to living and working in a new and likely unfamiliar country. Deciding to make this move is the first of several major decisions you ...

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