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TEFL Japan: A Day in The Life of a Conversational School Teacher

TEFL Japan teaching conversational English English Conversation is a big TEFL market in Japan, so the question that people who want to teach English in Japan ask themselves is what to expect as a conversational teacher. In this article I will give you a run-down of a typical day as a conversational teacher.

OnTESOL Offers The Best TESOL Certification for Japan!

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TEFL Spain: Enjoying The Lifestyle

About teaching English in Spain

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 now, I’m teaching at an academy and offering private lessons for 20 euro an hour. The TESOL certificate I completed at OnTESOL certainly helped me get the right job.

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TEFL Mexico: Applying for the FM3 (pt 1)

FM3 visa Teach English in MexicoSo now you’ve interviewed all over town, weighed your options, and finally chosen a job. Now for the really fun part – applying for your FM3 temporary residence card.

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TEFL Japan: Packing

TEFL Japan Packing tipsBefore I left for Japan, I had a really tough time deciding what to pack and what I could do without. I am sure your parents and relatives will be sending you care packages, so don’t worry too much about the details and plan based on your own daily needs. Here is a helpful list that I came up with.

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TEFL China: Finding a job, Part I

TEFL China finding TESOL JobsFinding any TESOL job in China, let alone a good one, was not easy for me. As I had mentioned in my first post, I am a Canadian of Chinese descent. I look Chinese and you wouldn’t believe how often I was told by Chinese people in China that my English is very good. In my job search, I stumbled upon a forum that discussed Chinese-looking people wanting to live and work in China. The main message was loud and clear: DON’T DO IT. People reported facing difficulty finding jobs and discrimination. Still, I was determined to go.

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TESOL Australia: Prepare a Lesson Plan Portfolio

TESOL Australia Lesson Plan Portfolio

I had my very first teaching interview 48 hours after landing in Sydney, and I must say, I was nervous! I never taught anything beyond my practicum for TESL Canada certification, and really had no idea what I was actually getting myself into.

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Traveling Through New Zealand

TESOL New Zealand

Last spring, my son and I decided to take a road trip. Having spent most of my life in North America (Mexico and U.S.), we decided to travel on the southern hemisphere Spring equinox.

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TESOL Germany: Job Hunting Without TESOL Certification

TESOL Germany Job Huntin tips TESOL jobs GermanyWhen I first started my search for a TESOL job in Germany, I began to search online for different language schools in the area. I applied to school after school and received little feedback. Shortly after, my girlfriend got a job in another city called Bochum. So we had to move to there, which was good seeing that nothing had come up for me in Kassel.

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TESOL Mexico: What You Need to Bring

TESOL Mexico what to bring to teach English in MexicoSo you’ve chosen a city and are ready to go look for a TESOL job in Mexico. You will need:

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Australia: TEFL in Paradise

TEFL Australia Paradise TEFLHi, my name is Meghan. I’m an ESL instructor, currently a member of the English for Academic Purposes faculty at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. While I’ve got my “dream job” now, it all began in Sydney Australia. I spent the best year of my life teaching English in Paradise, and I’m going to share my stories, tips, and advice with you, with the hope that you too will partake in a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, such as mine.

Enjoy!

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