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How to get started teaching English in a country w/ no job lined up (& only $250)

First off I am not advising that you do this. I previously wrote about how much money you need to move to Asia with to […]

Can You Fail An Online TEFL Course?

Yes, it's possible to fail an online TEFL course. But that will depend on the course. As far as courses go many may require you […]

Can Non-Native English Speakers Teach English Abroad?

Can non-native English Speakers Teach English Abroad? Yes, it's possible although it depends on where you want to teach and the school. Usually schools in […]

Where To Take A TEFL/TESOL Course?

In this post I will try to answer the question, "Where do I take a TEFL/TESOL course?" And the answer is based on my experience […]

What's Required To Teach English In China?

What are the requirements to teach English in China? Well, China is a big country and some of its rules can fluctuate from city to city, […]

Teaching English In Seoul Might Not Be What You Expected

Want to teach English in Seoul, Korea? Are you looking for a job teaching English in Seoul? Well, guess what? So is everyone else! In […]

My 1st 6 Weeks In Japan (Good and Bad)

In this video I talk about my first 6 weeks in Japan. I have been living in Fukuoka, Japan and it's going good. I like […]

How To Get TEFL Certification

How to get TEFL certification? TEFL/TESOL/CELTA certification usually comes at the end of a course when you have completed it correctly. There are basically 2 […]

Living In A Sharehouse In Fukuoka, Japan

Living in a sharehouse in Japan is often a cheap way to live in Japan. A sharehouse is kinda like a hostel/flat. You often don't […]

My Monthly Food Expenses & Grocery Store Prices In Japan

Last month I kept track of my receipts where I am currently living here in Fukuoka, Japan. I wanted to see how much I spent […]

Can you escape the rat race by teaching English abroad?

It's possible, but many just join a new one in a different country. Plenty of people end up working 9-5 or 8-4 or 2-10 teaching […]

How To Teach English In An International School (w/ out going back to school or spending thousands of $$)

Would you like to teach English abroad in an international school? In China or possibly somewhere else? Did you know that you usually need to […]

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