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Adapting to Culture

Adapting to the Culture & Everyday Life as an ESL Teacher

While going to a new place is exciting, it can also be challenging. We’ve talked about it before, but culture is an area that sometimes takes the most adjustment for a newcomer to a country. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, culture is defined as: The beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time; a particular ...

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TESOL, TEFL, TESL - What's With All the Acronyms

TESOL, TEFL, TESL – What’s With all the Acronyms

If you’ve been considering a career teaching English abroad, you’ve likely been doing some research and asking around about certification options, classroom styles and job requirements. Chances are, you’ve run across one or more of the common acronyms like TESOL, TEFL or TESL that are used to describe the various ESL (English as a Second Language) certification programs. Many ...

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To Teach Abroad or Not

To Teach Abroad Or Not? That Is the Question

The idea of going to another country and experiencing new cultures, foods, history, nature and more is nothing short of an adventure. Many people would love to embark on such a journey. Who wouldn’t want to experience castles in France? One could have the opportunity to visit and walk in the beautiful gardens of Chateau de Chambord that was ...

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