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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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6 must try foods you can't miss while teaching ESL abroad

6 must try foods you can’t miss while teaching ESL abroad

Teaching English overseas offers a wide variety of benefits for every teacher. Whether you’re into traveling and exploring a different landscape, gaining work experience and making money, or making a difference in the lives of others, there is something for everyone. But there is another benefit that should never be overlooked: The food. Traveling and teaching English abroad is ...

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Why I love teaching English in South Korea - Video

Why I love Teaching English in South Korea – Video

In this video, Oxford Seminars Grad, Mary, joins us from South Korea to talk about teaching English abroad and why she loves teaching English in South Korea. Want to get started teaching English abroad? Attend a Free Information Session Find a Course Near You Read Some of the highlights from the video below: How Mary decided to teach English ...

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How to Get Paid to Travel & Teach English Abroad - Video

How to Get Paid While You Travel & Teach English Abroad – Video

In this video Oxford Seminars instructor, Brent, and graduate, Magda talk about teaching ESL overseas & how you can get paid to travel & teach English abroad. Is teaching English abroad for you? If you’re not sure, watch Magda and Brent talk about their experiences teaching English abroad for info about what teaching English overseas is like. Attend a free information ...

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Our grad answers your questions about teaching English in Korea

Video: Our grad answers your questions about Teaching English in Korea

Watch the video below to see our TESOL/TESL/TEFL grad, Emily, answer your questions about teaching English in Korea, including salary, traveling abroad, & what teaching ESL is like. Emily taught ESL in South Korea for two years after graduating with her bachelor's degree and TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification and has spent the last 6 months traveling the world on her savings from ...

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4 tips for saving money while teaching in South Korea

4 Tips for Saving Money While Teaching English Abroad in South Korea

Teaching English abroad is a great way to save some money or pay off those crippling student loans. If you’re interested in teaching English in South Korea, most schools offer contracts that pay rent for you (unless otherwise specified, for whatever extenuating circumstances). Saving money before you leave is crucial for when you are just starting your ...

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Teaching English & Exploring Nature in South Korea

Teaching English & Exploring Nature in South Korea

Part 2 in a series about an instructor visiting students while Teaching English abroad Read Part 1 Here When I first started teaching for Oxford Seminars, my wife and I had recently returned from teaching English in Jeonju, South Korea.  The prospective teachers who enrolled in my courses naturally asked me plenty of questions about my experiences there, and many were so impressed ...

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A View of Jeju Island in South Korea. My Life Teaching English in South Korea

A Snapshot of My Life in South Korea

Before teaching English in South Korea, I planned on blogging about my upcoming experiences. I contemplated blog names, looked at different hosting sites, checked out other travel blogs for inspiration, and vetted themes. Yet, when I arrived in South Korea I ended up writing only one blog post.  Yes! I wrote just one, measly blog post about my pre-departure ...

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