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See how this couple prepared to teach English in China - Video

See how this couple prepared to teach English in China – Video

Oxford Seminars Grads Sydney and Colin are preparing to travel abroad and teach English in China! In this video, they talk about their TESOL course, finding a job teaching English abroad, and preparing for their adventure overseas. Want to get started teaching English abroad? Attend a Free Information Session Find a Course Near You Read Some of the highlights ...

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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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4 Ways to Specialize While Teaching ESL Abroad

Congratulations! You have your TESOL certificate, and opened a world of exciting jobs teaching English overseas. There’s opportunity to explore exciting new cultures, and teach in a variety of different classrooms and settings. As you gain more experience teaching ESL, there are many different areas that you can specialize in. The more specialized training you get under your belt, the better teacher you’ll be, and ...

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TESOL/TESL/TEFL Or CELTA? Which is right for you?

TESOL/TESL/TEFL or CELTA? Which is right for you?

Congratulations! You, like so many of us, have made the life-changing decision to work and travel overseas (or are at least heading down that path!). How do you get started? Although you can find jobs overseas without teacher training, your chances of finding meaningful, secure work are much better with certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).  ...

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What You Need to Teach English Overseas

I majored in political science in college believing it would lead to jobs working for campaigns, lobbies and PACs in Washington, D.C. Instead a high salary opportunity knocked for me in the world of sales. It took only three years of me doing the job to realize my large paychecks were not enough to provide the satisfaction I expected ...

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Can I switch careers and teach abroad?

Can I Switch Careers and Teach Abroad?

My life hasn’t been exactly on the same timeline as others. Living as a caretaker for my aging grandparents while working full time meant that it took me several years to finish my Bachelor’s Degrees. At the end of my studies, I was able to pull enough strings to leave the country for a summer abroad in Paris. That ...

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Four ESL Teaching Tips for Your First Classroom

Four ESL Teaching Tips for Your First Classroom

My wife and I are veterans of almost 20 years of teaching overseas in five different countries.  I had been teaching in public schools in California for several years before we left for our first overseas adventure (Saudi Arabia) so I was pretty well prepared to walk into a classroom with a good degree of confidence.  My wife, however, ...

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Oxford Seminars’ Certification: What You Need to Know

Are you getting ready to begin your great adventure of teaching English abroad? If so, savor this exciting moment. Still, you probably have questions and maybe some anxiety about what lies ahead. Let’s take a look at some of the questions you may have before you take our TESOL/TESL/TEFL course to get your Oxford Seminars' certification. Are there any ...

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How to Teach English in Thailand & Begin as Early as May!

To all those who are on the fence about where to teach this year, have you ever considered the possibility to teach English in Thailand? This location is a popular choice for ESL teachers for its sandy beaches, rich culture and delicious food. There is a strong demand for English teachers, and hundreds of positions are available for qualified ...

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