Teach Abroad Articles

Two common questions brought up by those considering teaching English abroad are "Can I teach abroad with my spouse?" and "Can I teach English abroad with a friend?" The answer to both questions in most cases is definitely "Yes"! Becoming an English teacher is one of the most...
So you just finished up a contract teaching English abroad, but now what? Maybe you went abroad for some adventure, a change of scene. Maybe you went because the economy wasn’t working in your favor. Whatever the reason, now's the time to move onto your next stage in life. With...
Preparing to teach abroad can turn your brain into an endless flowchart of questions: "Do I need a CELTA or a DELTA if I want to teach at a hagwon?" (Actually, neither.) "What is the difference between TESOL and TEFL? What does it mean for my teach abroad options?" "What is...
Teaching English as a foreign language is a job with a transitory reputation; it is more often viewed as a temporary international stint than a long-term career choice. When I taught in Costa Rica, for example, everyone from my parents, friends and even my co-teachers seemed to...
Want to see the world and get paid to live in a foreign country (and make a handsome salary while doing it?!)? Perhaps you’ve heard that teaching English abroad offers thousands of opportunities for fluent English speakers to gain employment and live as a local in countries like...
As an ESL teacher your lesson plan will be your most important tool; with one in hand you will be able to walk into your classroom with confidence, fully aware of what your lesson entails and how you’re going to teach it. Without one, unless you’re a very experienced teacher and...
Many students study, volunteer, or otherwise travel abroad and return home bitten by the travel bug. Restless and filled with the desire to continue wandering, what’s a traveler to do? Ding ding ding - teach English, of course! Teaching English is a typical way to live abroad...
Are you a recent empty nester looking to finally realize your dream of living and traveling overseas? Are you a senior traveler looking to teach abroad? Do you want to move abroad and discover a new pastime that enables you to interact with the local community? Whether you seek a...
On a vast continent of vibrant cultural traditions and dramatic, wild landscapes, teaching in Africa has the power to both challenge and reward those adventurous enough to do so. Quality of education in Sub-Saharan Africa has much room for improvement, but the demand for...
For those with an unwavering desire to experience new lands, teaching English abroad affords the opportunity to soak up a new culture while earning a steady income. From recent college graduates eager to live abroad to mid-level professionals seeking a career change, teaching...