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Browse our complete archive of blog posts written by ESL teachers and education industry experts, including advice about teaching English abroad, teaching English online, and tons of tips and resources for the ESL classroom.


Teaching English Abroad at an International School

I’ve worked in the ESL field for a little while now and it has its ups and downs. Every position has its good points and bad. I have experience in…

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5 Steps To Financial Success For English Teachers

Most of us go abroad to teach English for a chance to travel and have a bit of an adventure. But, money is important too and it often plays a…

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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 for a targeted language (e.g. grammar)…

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Is 34 Too Old To Teach English Abroad?

I am seriously considering teaching English abroad again for one year. The idea is to save money teaching, but also live abroad while I am still young. The keyword is…

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Five Cardinal Rules For Getting Hired As An English Teacher Abroad

At any given time, there are over 250,000 Westerners teaching English abroad. China alone will need 100,000 teachers by 2015 to meet its rapid demand for English education. There is…

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The Guide To Teaching English in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

If you are looking to make money teaching English and live in the comforts of modern society, the United Arab Emirates might be your next stop. Nestled in the Middle East,…

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The Guide To Teaching English In Saudi Arabia

Whether you are already teaching English or entertaining the idea, it doesn’t take long to realize that there isn’t much money to be made in this industry. Most teachers around…

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How To Teach English In Turkey

While Asia and Latin America comprise the vast majority of English teaching positions, there are several other countries that remain reliable places for finding teaching jobs. Turkey is one of…

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Teaching ESL in the United States

The common perception is that English is taught in foreign countries by backpackers fresh out of university. However, there are a number of jobs to be had to teach English…

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