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Teaching Online – An Experienced Teacher Embraces a New Challenge

My ESL teaching journey began when I ‘retired’ from my career as an early childhood educator and decided it was time to do some traveling. I’ve always been a language nerd and thought it would be fun to do some English teaching abroad. So, I signed up for the Oxford Seminars certificate course, with a plan to complete the ...

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Covid Travel Update: Thailand Lifts Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Visitors

For those seeking to escape the impending winter doldrums and make a break for the famed beaches and market stalls of tropical Thailand – we’ve got some good news for you! It’s recently been announced that as of November 1st, 2021, Thailand has lifted the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for fully vaccinated travelers from 10 specific countries, which include ...

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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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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 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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