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Video: Memorable Food Experiences While Teaching in Japan

Video: Memorable Food Experiences While Teaching in Japan

Cold rice balls? Curry-filled doughnuts? Fried Sting Ray? Oxford Seminars instructors Corinne Toffan and Paul Workman tried these and many other new and exciting foods while teaching in Japan, to (mostly) delicious results. In this video, Corinne Toffan talks about how much she enjoyed going out for dinner with her class and trying strange new dishes. It was a great ...

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How to Teach ESL to Middle School Students [Video]

ESL teachers often have the opportunity to teach ESL to a wide variety of students of different ages and ability levels. Each age group, whether they are children, teenagers, or adults, requires a different strategy and set of teaching techniques to help them learn English and succeed in the class. Watch this video for Oxford Seminars instructor Peter Connell's tips for ...

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Video: An Unforgettable Experience as an Instructor in Korea

It’s not every day that one gets to experience North Korea on a personal level. As Oxford Seminars’ instructor Heidi Bundschoks explains in this video, she had many amazing experiences teaching ESL in South Korea for four years. But, hands down, her most memorable opportunity came when she got to visit North Korea on the inaugural cruise between the ...

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Video: What Does It Take to Be an ESL Teacher?

Are you considering a life of teaching English abroad but are concerned you don’t have what it takes? In this video, Oxford Seminars instructor Paul Workman discusses the various personality traits most successful ESL teachers possess. Take a look as Workman explains his experience: Are you adventurous? If you’re even contemplating a life abroad, you’ve probably got this trait ...

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Video: The Key to Managing an Efficient ESL Classroom

Teaching English as a second language isn't always about teaching straight from a book. As Oxford Seminars' instructor Peter Connell explains in this video, sometimes it, first of all, requires you to evaluate where your students are. From there, you can reach into your bag of teaching tricks to give them exercises and lessons that will best suit them. This ...

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Video: The Realities of Culture Shock & What to Do about Them

Teaching abroad has amazing potential to changes lives. Living among different people, learning their traditions and speaking their language can expand horizons like nothing else. Growth most often involves challenges, and as our instructor Corinne Toffan explains, culture shock is one of them. Culture shock isn't a unique phenomenon - it happens to everyone. From one of our instructors ...

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Video: My First Day as an ESL Instructor

As Peter Connell, an ESL Instructor with Oxford Seminars, explains, everyone remembers their first day of class teaching overseas. Whether it's a lesson that sticks with you for the rest of your time as a teacher or if it's a student that touches a chord inside, teaching English abroad is an unforgettable experience! There will, of course, be challenges, ...

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From Small Town to Big City, Teaching English in Japan

Our Job Placement Advisors have experience teaching abroad and have been to where you are or hope to go. In this video, Allison explains what it was like to go from a small town in England to a big city teaching English in Japan. She also worked as as a teacher trainer and a corporate English instructor. As she explains, her ...

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How Oxford Seminars Helped Change One Teacher’s Life

Diane Elliott had a wonderful experience as a teacher of English abroad through Oxford Seminars. She explains in the video below that her experience allowed her to grow both personally and financially. After her time abroad, she took a job as a Placement Advisor with Oxford Seminars to help others have adventures just like she did. Diane desires to ...

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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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