Teaching Abroad

Work Abroad: Teaching and TEFL Courses – What You Need to Know

Google “TEFL Certificate” and you’ll find yourself completely overwhelmed with different options. Prices for TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language ) certifications range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars; some programs only require 20 hours to complete online, while others outline several weeks of intensive in-classroom study. So how do you …

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How to Travel through Your Twenties Without Worrying About Money

Money makes the world go round and it’s also a big factor in helping you go around the world.  Twenty-something Americans probably aren’t in the best place to save up for vacations or round-the-world trips. They usually have entry level jobs, student loans and very little acquaintance with the practicalities of the real world.  But …

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English Teacher for One Day

Although I’ve never seriously considered teaching English (too busy, at least these days), I’ve always been curious about it. What do English teachers DO on a daily basis? What’s it like trying to explain your language to a bunch of kids with a HUGE language barrier? Luckily Mike was happy to take me in for …

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