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Things you MUST do while teaching English in the UAE

Things you MUST do while teaching English in the UAE   Teaching English in the UAE can be a real experience. Offering some of the highest wages on the globe, and a stepping stone to some of Arabia’s most mind-boggling treasures, life here is a whirlwind of mechanized skyscrapers, luminous beaches, bobbing dhow boats, shifting…read on

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The best beaches to visit when teaching English in Colombia

So, you’ve decided to go teaching English in Colombia, eh? We salute you. What a great place to start or push on with that TEFL career! It’s certainly one of the more adventurous at heart, what with those soaring Andean mountains and misty jungles, those coffee-scented hills and coral stone colonial towns. Oh, and did…read on

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7 things to watch out for when teaching English to Polish students

Whether it’s the majestic Gothic spires and cobbled streets of Krakow or the buzzing cityscape of modern Warsaw that’s drawn you to Poland, this huge cut-out of Central-Eastern Europe is one of the perennial favorites for TEFL teachers heading to the continent. Some words of warning for the grammar wary, though: Polish is considered one…read on

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5 ways to tell if someone’s been teaching English abroad

Teaching English abroad isn’t just a career direction, it’s a way of life. With the promise of adventure and exploration in new destinations across the globe, a whole new set of skills to master, and a host of different cultures and creeds to meet along the way, it’s bound to change you as a person.…read on

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9 TEFL countries for the Autumn

From sun-drenched beaches in Thailand to red-hued forests in the highlands of Japan, there are oodles of awesome TEFL countries for the autumn worth considering this year. Check them out…     Thailand   Don’t hang around in the Northern Hemisphere for the cold weather hit. Head south instead, to where the fabled Land of…read on

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5 Possible TEFL destinations in Central America

So, you’re looking for TEFL destinations in Central America? Great choice. This land of shimmering white beaches and turquoise seas, of misty rainforests and rare creatures, colonial towns and pre-Colombian history is sure to mean adventure and excitement. Here are just a few possible spots to get that wanderlust flowing…     Costa Rica  …read on

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Dream Scholarship: Janine’s TEFL diary of Hanoi

Our Dream Scholarship winner, Janine, might have dusted off her scholarship in Vietnam and returned home to Manila, but she’s got plenty of TEFL tales to share with us now she’s back. We asked her to keep a photo journal of 10 days of life on the teaching trail in bustling Hanoi. Working there looks darn…read on

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10 festivals in Asia for TEFL teachers to enjoy

Festivals in Asia come in all shapes and sizes, from glowing lantern releases in Taiwan to mud-slinging matches in South Korea. Here are just a small selection that you can enjoy as a TEFL teacher in this enthralling corner of the globe…     Dragon Boat Festival, China   If you happen to be teaching…read on

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