Category Archives: TEFL Country Profile

Japanese Students

I’ve been interested in Japan since I was young. So moving here to live and teach English was really the fulfillment of a long-held goal.

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TEFL in the Middle East

A rather ill defined but commonly used term, ‘the Middle East’ includes countries such as Turkey, the Gulf States, and Egypt. TEFL jobs are particularly common in such countries as Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar.

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TEFL Beginners: Where to go?

In the wide world of TEFL, choosing which country to teach in at first can be a challenge. There are the financially rewarding and unique Asian territories; Europe, with its diversity and high standard of living; The Middle East and … Read More »

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In It For The Money

No, this isn’t a blog about Frank Zappa. Or Supergrass. This entry is about how TEFL can make you money. TEFL isn’t an industry that will make you a millionaire, but in these times of financial hardship, it’s a comfortable … Read More »

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TEFL Country Profile: France

The first European country to be covered in the Country Profile series is France (following on from Japan, China and Korea). It’s a beautiful country, with beautiful wine, food and people.

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TEFL Country Profile: Korea

Previously, Japan and China have been covered in the Country Profile section of this blog. This week, I am looking at one of TEFL’s wonderful secrets, the Republic of Korea. Located on the east side of the Asian continent, Korea … Read More »

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Teaching in Thailand: Do I Need a Qualification?

Thailand has at times been something of a hotspot for English language teachers abroad in recent times. Work was plentiful and pay was relatively high. However, the Ministry of Education in Thailand has recently announced plans to change things somewhat.

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