Entries by Greg

Teach and Travel! Tourism in the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates is a small country, almost the size of South Carolina; however, it is more diverse than as portrayed in, say, the recent Mission Impossible. There’s more beyond the glitzy modern cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai and the vast dune-scapes of the interior. Be sure to explore some of the UAE’s […]

Teaching IELTS in the United Arab Emirates

The IELTS exam is an internationally recognized measure of an individual’s English proficiency and, in the United Arab Emirates, one of the main proficiency tests for admissions to higher education as well as professional advancement. Higher education programs typically look for a score of 4.5 to 6.0 on a 9-band scale. Many Emirati secondary students […]