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Teaching English In India

Teaching English in India is a lot different from teaching in the US. Although English is a part of the curriculum in most schools, almost 70% of the students still struggle to speak and write in English fluently. In most…

Tell Us Your Story

If you have traveled to or are currently traveling in Asia then we want to hear your story. We are looking to interview several Asian traveler/teachers for the next few weeks. Please fill out this form if you are interested:…
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Tips for Student Travelers in Southeast Asia

The popular tourist routes are laid in the Southeast Asia: people like to travel here in winter, as most of this region is in the tropics, where there is always good weather. There are exotic, ancient cultures, reasonable prices for…

Staying in Shape While Teaching Abroad

Ok, this one is mostly for you ladies.  I know that teaching in Korea, China, Japan, or other Asian countries is fun.  Sometimes too much fun.  You get lazy forget about exercise. This makes you depressed and slowly your fun…

Daycare in Korea – Some Interesting Facts

Daycare in Korea is cheaper than the US.  I know that you are likely a single teacher and don’t care much about daycare but listen up because this may be a game changer for you in the future when you…
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12 Must-Know Tips for Teaching in Asia

Let’s face it. Teaching a foreign language can be quite challenging, especially if your class has had little to no experience with learning a different language. Don’t let the current challenge discourage your efforts!!! In the last eleven months of…

Are online TEFLs recognized by recruiters?

The rise of the online TEFL has provided a cost-effective winner to the many gap-year students wanting to teach as a means to travel, without a costly investment in training. But just how legitimate are these cheap TEFLs? The traditional…

ONE STUDENT’S KONGLISH HAIKU

Sun — by Choi Hyeon Hui “I want to go Sun. Because sun is hot. We don’t pay money to do sauna. I’ll go to sun. I’ll roast pork. Sun don’t live an animate. If I go to sun and…