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How living abroad lets you experience new cultures

How Living Abroad Lets You Experience New Cultures

As a tourist, you never really get a full sense of another culture. Instead you only see a limited, surface view of the culture and never really get to experience how that culture actually feels and functions. Actually living in another country, on the other hand, can give you a much more in-depth and organic experience of that culture ...

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Opportunities teaching English abroad with a master's degree

Opportunities Teaching English Abroad with a Master’s Degree

You wanted to do something different and off the beaten path after college so you decided to teach English abroad. Your plan was to spend a year in South Korea working at a language school while paying off some debt. It sounded both fun and practical and would be a pleasant way to spend time until you returned to your ...

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4 Ways to Specialize While Teaching ESL Abroad

Congratulations! You have your TESOL certificate, and opened a world of exciting jobs teaching English overseas. There’s opportunity to explore exciting new cultures, and teach in a variety of different classrooms and settings. As you gain more experience teaching ESL, there are many different areas that you can specialize in. The more specialized training you get under your belt, the better teacher you’ll be, and ...

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Teaching abroad with a bachelor of education

Teaching Abroad with a Bachelor of Education

Teaching abroad is a great opportunity for bachelor of education graduates For bachelor of education graduates, a TESOL/TESL/TEFL certificate can be a great add-on for those considering gaining experience by teaching abroad in an international school. For those who are unfamiliar with what an international school is, these are schools abroad that teach regular classroom subjects, but use English as the ...

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How Much Do ESL Teachers Get Paid Overseas?

The average salary for K-12 teachers across the United States is about $45,000 per year. Of course this number varies greatly based on several factors, particularly location and experience. The same formula applies to ESL teachers abroad. Most people who decide to teach English overseas do so for the cultural experiences and travel opportunities. But there are others who ...

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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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Time Off While Teaching Abroad? Volunteer With Elephants!

Volunteer With Elephants in Sri Lanka! About five years ago when I was teaching English at a college in Oman, I spent part of my summer vacation in Sri Lanka. The Millennium Elephant Orphanage there advertised for volunteers to work with their seven elephants in Kegalle, a town about an hour from the capital city of Colombo. I didn’t ...

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Education Grad? Gain Experience Teaching abroad

Education Grad? Here’s Why You Should Teach Abroad

Teaching is an attractive career choice for many university students, so it’s not surprising that the job market in education is very competitive. Whenever private and public schools post job openings, many qualified and experienced teachers apply. For new teachers, having two or more degrees isn’t enough when the experience section of their resume is thin. Coaching, volunteering and ...

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