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Lee Leonard

A Florida native and graduate of Furman University, Lee has currently teaches English in Saudi Arabia. His ESL journey started with in 1985 when he joined the Peace Corps and taught in a rural lycee in Burkina Faso West Africa. Lee also taught for 12 years in Thailand, 1 year in South Korea, and has spent some time teaching in Washington D.C. In addition to his travels while teaching he also spent a significant amount of time Costa Rica and lived in Hawaii for 5 years pursuing his passion for surfing and golf. Currently he is finishing work on Would Be Skiers and Accidental Transvestites: A Peace Corps Tale which is based on his recollections of his time spent as a volunteer in Burkina Faso. See more at

My Observations of Teaching English in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

I am just finishing my second year of work in Saudi Arabia, where I live in the 2500 year old city of Jeddah, population...

Another Commute; A Teacher’s Experience of Driving in Saudi Arabia

For more than a year, I have been teaching English in Saudi Arabia. Living in this country is as much a part of the...

Looking to Teach English in Saudi Arabia?

If you are interested in teaching in Saudi Arabia, you probably have a number of questions concerning pay, the lifestyle, housing, health insurance and...

Late to Class; A View of Teaching English in Saudi Arabia

I've taught English in Saudi Arabia now for over a year. It has been an interesting experience to say the least. If you are...

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