Teach Abroad Articles

Being a new teacher in a foreign environment isn’t easy. Regardless of how much training and practice you’ve had in your TEFL course , facing a classroom by yourself for the first time is always a little bit nerve wracking -- especially when teaching English abroad , where you...
Planning international travel can often seem like an overwhelming task, especially if you’re just starting out or haven’t had much opportunity to travel abroad before. Fortunately for you, there are zillions of study, volunteer, work and internship programs across the globe that...
SPORTS CARS! GOLD WATCHES! CASUAL MENTION OF CELEBRITY FRIENDSHIPS! These things are fun and exciting, sexy and sensational! They're a blast to talk about and everybody loves them! Teaching abroad has its own special reasons for why saving up before leaving is a good idea. I want...
When I stepped out into the world to teach English in South Korea in 2009, I knew it was going to be a memorable experience. As expected, I gained irreplaceable memories from teaching, trying new food, learning the language, and immersing myself in a new culture. [Teaching abroad...
Expat life can very rapidly swing from one extreme to the other, particularly when it comes to making friends. You’re no longer hopping from hostel to hostel, meeting new people in common rooms and trains, running the conversational gamut of Where are you from / Where are you...
It's no secret in the ESL world: Asia is one of the most popular and attractive destinations for teaching English abroad.
There are really no words to describe the transformation that takes place while teaching English abroad . Living in a foreign country for an extended period of time is a life changing experience, and no matter where you go or what you wind up doing, you will learn more about...
When I stood in front of a Korean classroom for the first time, it was abundantly clear that I was actually the student, not the 27 kids scrutinizing me from their desks. Even though I was the one fielding the questions - How old are you? How much do you weigh? Are you married?...
Like any major endeavor in life, moving overseas to teach English abroad requires planning and research. One critical matter to consider in this stage are interview procedures and hiring seasons, which vary widely from region to region and country to country and for different...
I love Korea . Sure, it's not perfect, but what country is? It's amazing to think that back at Korea's economy 60 years ago , and realize how much they have grown since then. With this in mind, how can you not respect all that this country managed to accomplish in such a short...