Teach Abroad Articles

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...
Update 8/1/2014: Our photo competition is now closed! Please check on the Go Overseas Facebook page on August 8th for our announcement of the contest's winners! Have you ever studied, taught, or volunteered abroad? Are you currently studying, teaching, or volunteering abroad? If...
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...
Most people seem to think that teaching English abroad is only for recent college grads. People in their early or mid twenties who aren’t quite ready to start a “real” career are probably what comes to mind when you envision the typical profile. And while it’s true that recent...
Why did I want to live in Italy? It’s a country with a history of wonderful food, art and culture. A place where you can eat gelato in a cobbled piazza at midnight, take wine tours and admire ancient ruins -- and where a British girl can get giddy on insane, never-seen-before...
Teaching abroad is one of the most rewarding jobs out there. But, I only can say this now after having spent a year teaching in the Republic of Georgia -- before that, the idea of teaching abroad seemed scary. It was my first experience teaching and living for an extended time in...
This past weekend, thousands of American college students tossed up their hats and celebrated the completion of four (or so) years of hard, academic work. Congratulations! To all of you, we hope you had an inspiring commencement speech and a fantastic weekend toasting to the good...
We’ve all been there. You’re sick of reading Facebook posts about twenty somethings and recent college grads adventuring around Europe or chilling on the beach in South America. It seems like everyone you know has a profile picture hanging out under the Eiffel Tower or riding an...
The first memory I have of the Australian accent, sadly, is from a Fosters commercial . Starting with, "How to speak Australian," a common phrase or term pops up, like locksmith, then a funny video follows of how that term is interpreted in Australia. The truth? Australians don't...
Despite some newcomers on the ESL scene, teaching in China remains an incredibly popular destination for ESL teachers looking to teach abroad. However, going to China as an expat and a teacher means taking on more responsibility than you might as a backpacker or tourist just...