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Teaching English in Vietnam

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Vietnam is fascinating. No doubt about it. I was recently in Vietnam in October, and while I was there the thought crossed my mind a few times that this really would be an interesting place to teach English for a year or two. Vietnam has a certain charm about it that is hard to explain (although I will try in this blog entry). It's busy, but chill. It's a little bit run down, but beautiful. The people are so happy, although many of them have so little. The culture is definitely unique and the country has such a rich (and tragic) history. The landscape and cityscape is incredible and sometimes a bit overwhelming. And the food....the food is so good in Vietnam and worth travelling or teaching there by itself.

In this blog entry I want to write about teaching English in Vietnam. Although, I did not teach there, I have met many people who have and I've been doing a bit of research to help out with this entry. Below is so info you need to know before choosing to teach in Vietn…

Great Insight into Teaching English Abroad

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Hey Everyone,
I recently had the chance to speak with one of our TEFL grads about his experience teaching English in Mexico, Morocco, and Myanmar. Below is the interview and some of the amazing pictures Stephen has taken along his travels. His responses are great because they paint an accurate picture of what it's like to teach in a foreign country and how this can impact your life.


Interview with TEFL Graduate Stephen Frampton
Where do you work now? I am currently teaching English in Oaxaca Mexico, but in the last year and a half I've taught in Myanmar and Morocco as well.
What’s the best thing about living in ______? Each country I've taught in has unbelievably awesome things and for Mexico I gotta say that the people here really know how to enjoy themselves. At all ages, they love to dance and sing and work and drink and smile. They have a great attitude towards life so it makes it a great place to live.

Why did you want to become an English Teacher? I wouldn't ever say th…

Looking for guest bloggers!!!

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Hey Everyone,
I'm looking for people who would like to share their experience as a English teacher either in North American or abroad. I'd love to hear (and I'm sure my readers would too) about any part of your time teaching English ...good or bad. If you got a story to tell I'd love to hear it and share it with people considering a career in Teaching English. Email me at chrisfevens1981@gmail.com