The demand for English lessons in Spain has remained stable during the recession, and some language schools experienced rampant growth in the 2011-2012 school year.
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The fiesta of the Virgin Pilar falls on October 12th, which is also the day that Columbus set foot in America. Spanish fiestas are about eating, bar hopping with friends and family, and then more eating… and it all starts very early!
The food in Spain is incredible. I love the way they make things so simple yet so rich. Tapas, or pintxos, are a typical appetizer people have along with a glass of wine or a pint of beer. They consists of a crepe stuffed with mushrooms, cheese, and bacon, and then set on top of […]
I love teaching English in Spain! Everything is so close. I have been to Portugal, France, and of course Spain. I would like to add Morocco, Germany, England, Ireland, and the Netherlands to that list. We will see how far the money from teaching gets me and if I have enough time. As of right […]
Getting ready to teach English in Spain? October is when all English classes start in Spain. Everyone starts school in September, then the parents get settled in to the routines of getting their kids to school and to any type of extracurricular activities. Midway into September, their kids have a lot of English homework and […]
As far as teaching private lessons goes, I am relatively new but I can definitely say that I am learning quickly. I began posting flyers all over town on the stop signs, bus stops, cross walks, metro stop, and announcement boards. I think you really have to be strategic about where you put your flyers. […]
I spent the first few days enjoying the sun, surfing, and spending quality time with my Basque girlfriend. Then it was time to get down to business and find a good TESOL job in Spain.
Before I went to Spain I started planning. I booked my ticket and a few months in advance I began scouring the internet for TEFL or TESOL jobs in Spain. This search produced a staggering amount of results, so it was very time consuming to weed out the good from the bad.
In my blog series I will write about teaching English in Spain. I hope to provide you with valuable advice on cultural adaptation, job hunting, and teaching.