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James T. S.

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James taught English for four years in Japan and traveled throughout Asia and South America. These days, he spends most of his time building Wordpress sites, blogging and teaching others the nuances of digital marketing.

The Best Places to Teach English Abroad in 2018

It's a new day and another opportunity to do something with your life. Maybe you feel burned out from your job or recently ended...

The Guide to Teach English in China: 2018 Edition

If you have read one of our popular posts, The Best Places to Teach English Abroad, or had a look at other TEFL blogs,...

Is Teaching English Abroad a Good Way to Escape PC Culture?

If you are from the English-speaking West, you have likely noticed a drastic change in society during the past few years or so. It...

The Comprehensive Guide to Teaching English in Vietnam

If you are fortunate enough to have the chance to teach abroad, you probably already realize that there are plenty of options to choose...

How to Teach English in Colombia; What You Need to Know

As I said before, teaching English abroad is largely about experiencing another culture. With that in mind, you should also take your responsibilities as...

The 5 Best Cities to Teach English in Japan

If you've been researching the best places to teach English abroad, you will likely find that China, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam often make the...

The Five Hardest Languages to Learn for English Speakers

Ok, so I understand that this a blog dedicated to giving advice about teaching abroad. But as a person that lived abroad for a...

Five Things to Know Before Choosing a TEFL/TESOL or CELTA Course

When I started teaching English in Japan back in 2007, there weren't many instructors that had either a TEFL, TESOL or a CELTA. In...

The 5 Best Cities to Teach English in China

So you've made a decision that will lead you to China in the near future. The hell with your job, school, a relationship, and the...

What Are The Real Salaries To Teach English Abroad?

When it comes to teaching English abroad, one of the first concerns that most would-be teachers have is knowing the actual salaries to teach...

The Skype Interview; Getting Hired to Teach English Abroad

It started off as a crazy idea, but after doing a little research, rearranging your life schedule and submitting a resume, you now actually...

Humor: The Key To Teaching English As A Second Language

There are a variety of methods and recommendations for teaching English as a Second Language. The prevailing one is the communicative approach, which aims...

Seven Vital Tips for Getting a Job to Teach English Abroad

This post was updated on September 25th, 2017. At any given moment, there are an estimated 250,000 Westerners around the world teaching English.  There is a...

Ten Rules for Being a Great ESL Teacher

The reality is that almost anyone on this planet can become a teacher. In other words, they can obtain the necessary credentials that will...

Quick Tips for Teaching English in China for 2015

With slowing economies in South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan, China has suddenly emerged as the new hotspot for teaching English abroad. I failed...

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