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Teaching English In Turkey: My Experience As An EFL Teacher
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Teaching English In Turkey: My Experience As An EFL Teacher

Why should you consider teaching English in Turkey? First off, Istanbul makes for a great place to begin an exploration into Middle Eastern culture. In many respects, it’s a European city, spider-work boroughs of narrow streets, public transportation around the city and wonderful arcades of well-maintained shops. In other ways […]

Have a Little Faith: Advice From A Teacher Abroad
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Have a Little Faith: Advice From A Teacher Abroad

There are many characteristics that the international traveler tends to have in common. They are typically adventuresome, adaptable, open-minded and independent. But there is one characteristic that you must have and continue to build as you travel, live and/or teach abroad: You must trust. Trust the people around you, trust […]

Stranger In A Strange Land: A Teacher’s Life In Korea
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Stranger In A Strange Land: A Teacher’s Life In Korea

The previous weekend, in a brief fit of madness, I had purchased a baby bunny from an adjuma in the Singil station of the Seoul subway system. The old woman crouched in the middle of the transfer walkway, tossing bunnies from a cardboard box like enticing, furry water balloons. Pushing […]

Top 5 Countries For Teaching English Abroad (That Aren’t in Asia)
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Top 5 Countries For Teaching English Abroad (That Aren’t in Asia)

When it comes to jobs teaching English abroad, South Korea and Taiwan are the headliners. Teaching English jobs are easy to find, and high salaries and free housing are some great incentives to head east, but it’s not enough to lure everyone. There are a lot of motives behind your […]

Top 9 Resources To Get You Teaching ESL Abroad
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Top 9 Resources To Get You Teaching ESL Abroad

I remember the conversation I had with a friend about taking a year off with just my backpack. She was fresh off of a year teaching ESL in Shanghai and the tone in her voice told me I’d be stupid not to teach English somewhere. “Dude, you get paid and […]

A Welcome Of The Most Korean Kind
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A Welcome Of The Most Korean Kind

South Korea, my Asian home away from home where I experienced my first living abroad experiment, is an anomaly of sorts, really. There are aspects of the culture I will never comprehend, nor should I. There are things in which I tilt my head in confusion, which is fine. There […]

5 Facts About TEFL Courses And Teaching ESL
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5 Facts About TEFL Courses And Teaching ESL

Lusting to dive into the world of teaching English to speakers of other languages at home or abroad? Here are a few tips for the curious. By Lillian Marshall I was an English teacher in Boston for six years, and one summer my colleague lured me down to Costa Rica […]

A Tale Of Two Exchange Students

A Tale Of Two Exchange Students

Two exchange students — one from Denmark, the other from Korea — sit down and discuss their observations about life in America, including their thoughts on American dentistry, the myth about gun ownership, and the sheer number of drive-thrus. By Jon Wick Mia Pederson is a 16-year-old exchange student from […]

The Truth About Teaching ESL Abroad
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The Truth About Teaching ESL Abroad

Future TheExpeditioner.com contributor (more on that later this week) Jon Wick takes a look at the ups and downs of packing up your bags and heading abroad to teach ESL (English as a Second Language), an unforgettable experience full of heightened expectations, numerous frustrations, and personal rewards you’re unlikely to […]