7 reasons people quit teaching English abroad

It can be quite appealing. You've seen pictures of exotic beaches, majestic mountains, beautiful temples, ancient ruins, delicious foods or you may have heard of the promises of riches from teaching English abroad.

Or maybe it was the media.

Perhaps it was those K-pop stars, that anime, the cat cafes, or that unique culture that appealed to you.

I mean it sounds almost like a paid vacation.

But should you quit your job to teach English abroad?

Here's the lowdown...

Most people only teach abroad for 1-2 years. For most it's not a career. So why is it that they only last 1-2 years?

It's not what they expected. Everything is different. They're not teachers. They didn't get into it because they are interested in teaching. There's no career progression beyond teaching English.  They have problems with their employers or the people they work with. They want to do something else. They get homesick.   1. It's not what they expected

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