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ESL Travel Articles
One of the most popular ways of combining travel and work is to teach ESL (English as a Second Language). Thousands of travelers set off to do this each year, some accepting year-long contracts in countries like South Korea, and others arriving in a country like Thailand and setting it up on the go. No matter which method you choose, we have articles for you.
- 6 Lessons Learned from Teaching English Abroad
- A lot of people want to know how to save money for long term travel. But Scott Herder recommends forcing yourself to travel by getting a job abroad, and save some serious money doing it.
- Teach English in Asia in Five Simple Steps
- You don't have to quit your job, purchase an expensive plane ticket, and fly halfway around the world on a whim that you'll find a job when you get there. If you want a meaningful career without the risk, follow Jessica Hill's five simple steps to landing a job as a Foreign English Teacher in Asia, before you even leave home.
- Work Overseas: Teaching English Abroad
- Is it true that if you are a native speaker and have a pulse you can get a job teaching English overseas? Get the inside scoop from an ESL teacher who has done it legally, quasi-legally, and under-the-table
- Finding My Voice as a Teacher in Thailand
- Facing your fears is a big part of travel, but Britany Robinson never anticipated facing this one.
- 6 Countries for Volunteer English Teaching
- Whether it’s with a Korean academy or the Spanish government, finding teaching jobs abroad is a relatively easy way to work overseas. While these one-year jobs are common, some people find that volunteer teaching offers more flexibility, or a way to become more directly involved with the local community.
- 8 Things to Ponder Before You Sign Up to Teach English Abroad
- While teaching English abroad sounds like a great way to see the world, there a few things you should know ahead of time before you take the plunge. Julie McElroy gives you the inside scoop of being an English teacher in a foreign country.
- Teaching English and Living as an Expat in Pakistan
- Pakistan consistently receives bad press from the global news media, but Heather Carreiro offers an expat teacher's view of what life is like on the ground.
- 17 Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting a TEFL Job
- The devil’s in the details. Beverly Gallagher helps you weed out the good, the bad and the ugly before taking a TEFL job with these 17 questions.
- 7 Secret Benefits of Teaching Abroad
- Everyone knows TEFL’s a fantastic way to get paid to see the world, but there are also lots of lesser know (but no less fantastic) benefits of teaching abroad – Honor Baldry explains.
- 7 Truths You Won’t Hear About Teaching ESL Abroad
- There are many reasons why teaching English abroad is a perfect choice for many people, but Jon Wick is doing it and he points out some aspects that you won't find in the brochures.