Teaching Interviews

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Where did you teach? In the People’s Democratic Republic of Lao What are the perks of teaching here? The people are just gorgeous, so friendly and even the capital, Vientianne is small and has a small town feel. Lao is also a very traditional country so you get to really experience life in another culture. [...]

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Where did you teach? Ulsan, South Korea What are the perks of teaching here? We went away with so many unforgettable friendships. Plus, the pay is great. We were able to save for 1 year’s worth of travel in only about 11 months in Korea. Would you recommend teaching in this specific location? I highly [...]

ESL students

Where did you teach? I teach English as a Second Language (ESL) in the United States.  I actually got started teaching English in the Czech Republic 15 years ago.  After a year of teaching there, I came back to the U.S. and got a master’s degree in linguistics with a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers [...]

Jonny Blair in Hong Kong

First things first – What is Hong Kong? Good question – it has its own currency, its own visa regulations, its own border and its own flag. In essence this is a country (and I personally class it as such), however it is also proudly Chinese, and both Cantonese and Mandarin are spoken here. Hong [...]

temple in Kyoto Japan

Where did you teach? I lived in Kyoto, Japan for six years while teaching in Kyoto and nearby Osaka. What are the perks of teaching here? Wow, sooo many! *  Japanese people are extremely polite, professional, respectful and honest. I really enjoyed working with all the staff, managers and even owners of the four schools [...]

Bad Wimpfen in the snow

Where did you teach? I spent a couple of years teaching in Heilbronn, a city of 100,000 in south-west Germany. As I didn’t have a European passport it was tough to find a job in Germany but I was desperate to work there as I’d learned German since I was eight years old, and I [...]

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Where did you teach? My husband and I are both professional, certified teachers. For twelve years, we taught abroad in Egypt, Ethiopia, Taiwan, and Malaysia. For the purpose of this interview, I will talk about Ethiopia, as we were there for seven years. What are the perks of teaching here? Ethiopia is a fascinating country [...]

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Where did you teach? I am currently teaching in Madrid, Spain. This is the start of my third teaching year; obviously, I love it. I teach young children, ages 3-8, and private tutor students up to 14 years of age. Would you recommend teaching in this specific location? I highly recommend living and teaching English [...]

I’m currently working in Daejeon, the fifth largest city in South Korea, teaching English to elementary and middle school students in a private academy. I’ve been working there since late February and prior to that, taught in an academy in Daegu for two and a half years. [...]