Category: Teaching English

Teaching English: Sean’s Story Around the World

This story is written by my buddy Sean who has traveled and taught English around the world with me. We both started a teaching career in Quebec, Canada, then to France and now finally landed in Asia. He writes about his experience and what made him continue this journey. I...

How to Find a Job Teaching English in Hong Kong

Teaching English in Hong Kong can very rewarding. Hong Kong is a bustling city that many expats from all over the world choose to be their home. With a bustling nightlife and an incredible skyline, it is no wonder so many people fall in love with Hong Kong and...

Teaching English: Vietnam with Frances

Frances is an English teacher living in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam for over a year with her boyfriend, David. She talks about their expat life and what it is like living in the city! Background Information Introduce yourself. Who are you and where are you from? Hello, I am...

Teaching English: South Korea with Michael

Michael is a Canadian who is currently living in South Korea while teaching English to high school students. He is currently completing his second year of teaching. Background Information Introduce yourself. Who are you and where are you from? My name is Michael Thomas. I was born in Mississauga,...

CELTA Course: Everything You Need to Know

If you’ve ever considered a teaching career in the ESL industry, I’m sure you are familiar with the TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language ) certificate. We often see it being advertised on the Internet or being asked on job boards for teaching English. Even though it is...

Teaching English Around the World: Introduction

The ‘Teaching English Around the World’ is a series of interviews of real people who are teaching in different countries. Although it is popular to teach in Asia, such as Japan or Korea, the opportunities do not end there! The ESL teaching industry is everywhere and it is possible...

Important Skills I Learned from Teaching Abroad

In the last few years, I’ve been constantly been around students and been living and breathing a school environment. Teaching at a school has given me the opportunity to not only travel but also a chance to be living in a different environment. This changes my perception of how...

How I Taught English Abroad

The first time I heard about teaching abroad was in university. I think I was walking through some career fair and was so excited that I wouldn’t need any special qualifications such as a teaching degree. All I needed was to be a Native English speaker and an undergraduate degree...