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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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7 Reasons Why You Want to Teach English in Korea Right Now

South Korea might not be the first Asian country that comes to mind when you think about where to teach English abroad, but our team at Oxford Seminars believes it should be. Here are 7 reasons why you need to seriously consider South Korea when you start looking at TESOL jobs: 1. Seoul If you've ever wanted to live ...

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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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Teaching English Abroad: Why I Love Teaching Korean Kindergarten

Teaching English abroad is always an adventure, but the adventure takes on a new meaning when teaching kindergarten. You may recall one of my colorful experiences from my previous blog post "Teaching English Abroad: The Evils of Spinsterhood (According to Kindergartners)." Here is another experience from my Korean adventure for your enjoyment: I think it was in November when ...

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New Year’s Resolution: Start a New Life with Oxford Seminars

Each year as December 31st rolls around, we have an opportunity to revisit our past year to consider our accomplishments, remember our moments of exhilaration, and ponder our ups and downs. We reflect on moments of awe, wonder, sorrow, and joy. As we parse these experiences and how they’ve impacted us, we can begin to look ahead to the ...

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Cambodian Christmas: Teaching in Asia over the Holidays

Working abroad has its many perks, one being that traveling is a little more accessible and affordable due to proximity to many other countries in comparison to back home in the Western part of the world. While away in Korea, my goal was to take full advantage of the time I’d be away from home for travel and new ...

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3 Ways to Have Classroom Discipline While Teaching English Abroad

Classroom discipline is a tricky topic, whether we are talking about your own children or those under your care. Add in a cultural and very often linguistic barrier that TESOLs must face, and the whole thing can get really messy. But, I must say this first and foremost: if you find yourself in a position where you are constantly ...

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Teaching English Abroad: The Evils of Spinsterhood (According to Kindergartners)

What's it like teaching English to kindergartners in South Korea? To say there was never a dull moment is an understatement. Here's a look into my experience: (This post is part of an ongoing series of guest blogs sent by individuals who have experienced life abroad as a TESOL/TEFL educator. We would love to share your story. Interested? Email ...

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Save $13,500 in One Year by Teaching English in South Korea

Did you know that saving money is one of the big draws to selecting South Korea as a destination for an ESL teacher? Of all the countries using the services of native-English speaking teachers, South Korea provides the most possibilities to earn a lot of money and spend very little. While this is mainly due to the low costs ...

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