The Lowdown on Teaching English in Taiwan (2014 version)

11-Mar-2016

I wrote the original version of this article in 2005 in order to share some of my experiences working as a foreigner teaching English in Taiwan. Since that time, I’ve taught at a wider variety of schools, designed a curriculum, done sales, managed and then later run a school as a 50% partner. Now that […]

Everything You Need to Know About Teaching English in Vietnam

11-Mar-2016

Everything You Need to Know About Teaching English in Vietnam Siobhan Smith | May 27, 2014 | Asia, Vietnam As the plane began it’s descent into Noi Bai Airport, Hanoi, my breathing was shallow and my palms sweaty. The ‘fasten your seatbelt’ sign lit up and I gulped. Loudly. No, I am not a nervous […]

Getting Started Teaching English in Japan

10-Mar-2016

Getting Started Teaching English in Japan What to Expect By John Sheldon 10/2008 updated 6/2014 Although there are three basic roads to teaching in Japan most recent graduates use to start their teaching careers, the destination in terms of salaries and working conditions are fairly similar. Year after year, thousands of native English speakers pack […]

Live and Teach English in Thailand or Taiwan?

10-Mar-2016

Live and Teach English in Thailand or Taiwan? The “Land of Smiles” vs. “The Beautiful Island” A Guide to Choose the Best Country for You Article and photos by Michael Plews Rock formation next to island beach in Thailand. Dragon on temple in Taiwan. Fortunately for anyone with experience who is trying to compare the […]

Teaching English in Istanbul A Cultural Crossroads in Turkey

10-Mar-2016

Teaching English in Istanbul A Cultural Crossroads in Turkey Article and photos by Andrew K. Burger Resources updated by Transitions Abroad 10/2015 One of the many smaller, but often no less distinguished, mosques in Istanbul dotting the Bosphorous shoreline. Turkey is a fascinating place with a rich history. Secular in many respects, but with a […]

Teach English with InterExchange Working Abroad—No Teaching Certificate Required

10-Mar-2016

Teach English with InterExchange Working Abroad—No Teaching Certificate Required InterExchange Working Abroad offers a wide variety of Teach English programs in every corner of the world, from teaching in formal classroom settings to private family tutoring as a Conversation Coach. Some programs allow you to earn a certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language […]

Learnkorean.com

29-Feb-2016

Korean for fun This page is a crash course of Korean, designed for those who need Korean words and phrases for unexpected reasons, yet urgently, or just for fun. You don’t need to have a Korean software to view these pages because the texts are displayed in graphics. (You can also download the image you […]

How to Succeed as an English Teacher in Russia – Part 4

29-Feb-2016

posted by Don Halbert More Thoughts On Freelance Teaching A lot of native English teachers like to place ads.  How do you know you’re not setting yourself up to be robbed by somebody who answers your ad?  First, where did you place ads?  In a bar, bus stop, subway, grocery store, newspaper?  If you advertise […]

How to Succeed as an English Teacher in Russia – Part 3

29-Feb-2016

posted by Don Halbert Freelance Teaching Freelance teaching is more for the pros; most teachers are afraid of being on their own and opt out for teaching at some school.  Fine, leaves more good paying clients for me.  If you’re a serious teacher, not one of the make believe teachers that is so common here, […]

How to Succeed as an English Teacher in Russia – Part 2

29-Feb-2016

posted by Blake Herrin In the first article in this series, Jon shared his best advice for those considering moving to Russia and working there, and specifically for those wishing to teach English in Russia. Click here to read Part 1 of “How to Succeed as an English Teacher in Russia.” Here in Part 2, Jon […]