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LGBT TEFL

Top 5 LGBT-Friendly Cities for TEFL

31 October 2014 As a member of the LGBT community, it can sometimes be difficult to navigate the different cultures of other countries. We, just like everyone else, want to be able to see the sights, experience the culture and immerse ourselves fully in the day-to-day life of a different country with as little hassle…

Learn a Language While You TEFL

Updated 24/09/2018 While speaking the language of your destination is not a requirement for teaching English (in fact we recommend sticking to English in the classroom), living and working abroad presents you with a great opportunity to learn a new language, and will really enhance your time away. Here are some tips for doing so.…

TEFL in China

What should you wear teaching English abroad?

If you’re heading off on an adventure teaching English abroad, especially if your location is a warm, sunny climate, there may be the temptation to dress as you would on holiday.  While schools will have varying dress codes, some liberal, a general rule of thumb when considering your wardrobe is to think of how you…

Adjusting to life teaching English abroad

If you decide that the idea of teaching English and living abroad appeals to you then you’ve obviously made a decision that you want to leave your old routine behind.  When you first land in your new destination, however, everything will probably seem a little strange and unusual and even for an experienced traveller there…