Teach Abroad Articles

So you’ve made the decision. You’re going to teach English abroad . You’ve done the research, decided on the country that is right for you, and potentially committed to spending the next year or so of your life in a foreign country. Congratulations! It’s exciting, it’s scary, and...
Updated September 18th, 2015 Despite a weak economy (and partly because of it), there are thousands of opportunities to find a job teaching English in Spain -- both in government schools through the North American Language and Culture Assistants program , and in private language...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel I had no idea what to expect before stepping into my first class of Chinese university students. I wasn’t a first-time ESL teacher – I had spent six months teaching unruly high school students in Northeast Thailand – but I knew China would be...
Expect the unexpected. That’s the best advice for moving abroad. We prepare as best we can, especially when we're heading overseas to teach abroad . You may have already learned the local language and gotten TEFL certified, but there’s often more than meets the eye. Finding your...
It happened the same way every morning: with the force of a tidal wave, the door burst open, and a tsunami of 12-year-olds poured into my classroom. “Hi Miss! Hi Miss Andrea!” they shouted, rushing past my desk and howling with laughter as they rough-housed around the room. It...
Have you heard through the grapevine that it's actually possible to get paid to live in Spain, Argentina or Thailand by working and teaching English abroad and thought to yourself, “I want to know how I can do that?”
You may have heard that teaching English in Korea is a great way to earn money, acquire new skills, and see the world. Good news - it’s true! Now you just need to figure out where to start. Deciding to teach English in Korea is the first of many choices you’ll make as a Native...
Think of teaching English and you may immediately picture standing in front of classes of foreign learners in an exotic locale. But there are thousands of people teaching English to international students from their own front room, working online and by Skype. Thanks to new...
Want to make your ESL classroom a more fun and educational place to be? These 10 great games will help teach your students during your time as an ESL teacher abroad.
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel It’s a familiar situation: your empty suitcase is open on the floor and your room is a whirlwind. Sure, you've found your ideal teach abroad program and you've snagged your TEFL certification . Packing for travel can be tough, but what about when...