Teach Abroad Articles

Each year hundreds of thousands of English speakers leave home to teach abroad -- and that’s fantastic. But many, many more could, and would benefit from the experience like a fish benefits from water. It's a common misconception about teaching English that you need to know...
There are more English teaching jobs open across the world than there are teachers to fill them. Yes, plenty of newly graduated optimistic youngsters hop on planes and have amazing experiences, but plenty of qualified older teachers who could also have a life-changing experience...
Although China and South Korea usually hog the spotlight for teach abroad destinations, you've got your eye on another part of the world. You want to teach in Latin America . You've studied Spanish, fallen in love with salsa, or just want to be able to surf on the weekends --...
You’ve signed your contract, there’s a new E-2 visa affixed to your passport, and the flight is booked. You're about to embark on a year, or more, teaching English in South Korea . Navigating Korean culture can sometimes be difficult for those who grew up in the West. Not because...
College rules. Where else can you discuss the fissures in America’s criminal justice system with tenured professors on Friday, then go to a Cops-and-Robbers themed party on Saturday? It is a magical place that encourages exploration of ideas and desires. Volunteer teaching...
Unlike your friends, family, and significant others, we at Go Overseas love to hear your travel stories . Especially the ones that make us laugh! So last month, we asked, and you answered with your best stories from abroad. Not just from studying abroad, but also volunteering,...
For many recent college grads, teaching English abroad sounds like a pretty sweet setup. You want to travel and aren’t ready to settle into the 9-5 life yet -- but you don’t have a ton of money. By teaching English abroad, you can combine the best of both worlds, right? Errr,...
I've traveled to over 40 countries in the past 5 years, so although my long-term relationship experience is quite limited (it's almost Valentine's Day so I'd rather not dwell on that part), I still find going out with locals to be one of the most interesting parts of my...
Application done? Check. Whiteboard markers purchased? Check. Google search history full of “TEFL best practices” and “lesson plans”? Check and check. You’re all ready to teach abroad , right? Slow down there a second, non-gender-specific cowwrangler. Plenty of people have an...