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How teaching ESL in South Korea became my passion

How teaching ESL in South Korea became my passion

Teaching English overseas is a great way to see the world while building your resume and funding your travels, but for many teachers it becomes even more than that. For many teachers, like our grad Mary, teaching ESL in South Korea, or Japan, or countless other exciting places around the world, becomes their passion. It changes their lives and ...

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How I found a job teaching ESL abroad - Placement Reviews

How I Found a Job Teaching ESL Abroad – Placement Reviews

When you're planning on teaching English abroad for the first time, starting your job search can seem like a confusing process. But it doesn't have to be, especially if you have some guidance along the way. Our grads Isabele and Tricia used our Job Placement Service to find their English teaching positions abroad. Isabele found a job teaching English ...

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TEFL Course Reviews from the classroom to Teaching ESL Abroad

TEFL Course Reviews from the Classroom to Teaching ESL Abroad

Teaching English abroad is an unforgettable adventure that will change how you see the world and yourself in it. Two Oxford Seminars Grads, Terry and Bethany, experienced this firsthand. In their reviews of our in-class TESOL/TESL/TEFL Course, they talk about how it prepared them to teach English abroad, and how teaching overseas expanded their horizons in ways they never ...

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Grad Reviews: Teaching ESL in Thailand & South Korea

Grad Reviews: Teaching ESL in Thailand & South Korea

Teaching English abroad is an experience like no other. It is a truly unique opportunity to travel, gain professional and personal experiences, and immerse yourself in a culture different from your own. Two Oxford Seminars grads, Chasity and Lillian, did all these things while teaching ESL overseas, and made lifelong friendships and memories along the way. Read their reviews ...

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My travels as an English teacher in South Korea & Cuba – Video

In the video below, Rowan, an Oxford Seminars grad, shares his travel memories from his adventures as an English teacher in South Korea and Cuba. His experiences teaching and traveling abroad not only changed his outlook on life, but allowed him to save enough money to spend a relaxing 4 months living the hammock lifestyle in Nicaragua. In Cuba, he ...

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Grad Story - How Teaching English abroad changed my life

Grad Story – How teaching English abroad changed my life

If you have been reading about teaching ESL overseas, you’ve probably read about the wonderful experiences and benefits of becoming a teacher abroad, such as travel, food, money, culture, and people. All of these are great reasons for getting certified and moving abroad. What if an added benefit was losing weight or a change in your vision? Here are ...

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