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5 top tips for teaching English to kids

The prospect of teaching English to kids can strike fear into the hearts of many a recent TEFL graduate. But it needn’t be so scary. There are ways you can dodge the dreaded rowdy classroom of nearly-10s and keep everyone entertained for the whole duration. It might take some getting used to, but you could…read on

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5 TEFL destinations for coffee lovers

Perhaps you’re into sipping an espresso in an Italian café? Maybe you’re keen on sampling the egg-topped brews of Vietnam? Perhaps it’s Bali’s kopi drinks that have got your attention? Whatever the bean that’s caught your eye, this list of the world’s top TEFL destinations for coffee lovers is essential reading.     Colombia  …read on

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5 destinations to surf and TEFL

Rolling waves and frothing surf across the globe mean it’s now easier than ever to find yourself teaching past participles one moment and carving snakes over swells the next. From Indonesia to Costa Rica with a hint of Europe in between, this list of the top places to surf and TEFL might just be what…read on

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What are the differences between British and American English?

The differences between British and American English go beyond the accent. Here are some of the ways that people from the US and UK differ in speaking and understanding the English language.     It’s clearly the same language, but why do Brits and Americans sound so distinct from each other?   If you’re a…read on

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5 life-changing gap year experiences

If gap years are good for anything (and we really think they are!), it’s surely got to be for changing up life. A perfect chance to break the routine and smash the comfort zone, they have the potential to be a full 365 days of new horizons, new skills, new people, new places. Here’s just…read on

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8 places you have to see when teaching English in Turkey

So, you’ve opted for teaching English in Turkey? Congratulations! This vast land that straddles both Europe and Asia is a bucket-list mainstay. It’s laden with mystical ancient temples and glimmering seaside resorts, sun-scorched mountains and spice-scented bazaars. You’ll love what there’s to see on those days away from the classroom…     Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar …read on

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8 places you have to see when teaching English in Vietnam

  There are oodles of reasons why you might want to consider teaching English in Vietnam. Yes, there are the salaries of $1,400 USD or more per month, and the abundance of available TEFL positions, but there’s also sparkling Phu Quoc Island, mystical temples atop mountains in Ninh Binh, the cultural treasures of Hoi An…read on

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