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A Review of My Oxford Seminars Certification

Oxford Seminars Grad, Bill Gain, reviews the Oxford Seminars Course & writes about teaching in China As a graduate of Oxford Seminars three years ago, I thought I might offer some advice to those contemplating the use of Oxford Seminars over another course or program. Let me be honest with you. I had significant reservations about the validity and usefulness ...

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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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5 Travel Tips for Anyone Teaching English in China

5 Travel Tips for Anyone Teaching English in China

So, you have your ESL teaching certificate; you have done all the research on the country you want to live in; you have a job lined up in that country; you have begun the tedious job of getting all your paperwork and travel arrangements in order; you have narrowed down your life to fit in a few suitcases. Now, ...

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How Teaching ESL Allowed Me To Travel Around The World

How Teaching ESL Allowed me to Travel Around the World

Thinking of teaching English abroad? Let me tell you how it enriched my life and opened me up to a world of travel. After completing a bachelor degree in music, I decided to travel to Japan to perform and teach instead of immediately immersing myself in graduate studies. I wanted to be absolutely certain about the field of work I ought to prepare to ...

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7 Must-See Travel Destinations in Asia

7 Must-See Travel Destinations in Asia

Of all the places that I have been fortunate enough to live and travel to during my years teaching English abroad, Asia truly reminded me about the wonders that exist in the world. Whether trekking and paddling through the remote jungles of the Borneo or walking along the tranquil pathways of Kyoto, Asia has something for every aspiring traveler. ...

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Quirky Facts About the Top 10 TESOL Countries – Part 3 (Infographic)

One of the most rewarding and exciting aspects of visiting another country is the opportunity to experience a new culture. The best way to do that is to teach English abroad. Teaching English abroad gives you more than just the quick sample of another culture that typically comes with a vacation; it lets you immerse yourself in the different foods, festivals, holidays, and customs of your ...

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Top 5 TESOL Destinations and Why

Here at Oxford Seminars, we get asked all the time about what it's like to be in a certain country, or where the best place to teach English abroad is. These are tough questions to answer because each country and region has its own charm and reason to visit for a week or stay for a few years. While the ...

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Celebrating Christmas and the New Year in China

Christmas is a widely celebrated holiday throughout the majority of English-speaking countries. However, some countries that do not speak English as their first language have begun to celebrate the commercial side of the holiday as well. Take China, for example. In the 8 years I worked there, it became more and more common to see people celebrating Christmas - even ...

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5 Reasons I’m Thankful I Chose to Teach English Abroad

In all honesty, I can say that the decision to teach abroad was one of best decisions I have made in my entire life. The change from growing up in a small Canadian town to spending ten years living in nine different countries and traveling to numerous more has left a lasting impression on who I am and how ...

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