Description : This is the definitive guide to short and long term opportunities around the world in the blossoming field of teaching English as a foreign language. Updated and revised, there are more than 70 countries covered where teaching English is a major industry with expanded sections on China, Argentina, Russia, Australia and many others.
Description : Fully revised new edition of the definitive guide to short and long-term opportunities around the world for both trained and untrained teachers in the booming field of teaching English as a foreign language. Contains substantial chapters on finding work in over 20 countries where EFL is a major industry including lists of language schools which hire English teachers. Plus full information on how to become qualified, the role of recruitment agencies, what to take etc.
Description : Designed for all those interested in teaching English as a foreign language, whether or not they have English teaching qualifications, this guide offers information on teaching in more than 87 different countries.
Description : Are you a trained teacher looking to travel abroad? Or do you want the chance to do something memorable and teach English as a foreign language? Teaching English as a foreign language is a way to see the world and gain practical skills. Whether you want a long-term, short-term or part-time placement this comprehensive guide is the best single source of information for teaching English language overseas. Teaching English Abroad provides you with all the vital information you need to find job opportunities abroad or teacher training courses that suit you. This best-selling guide is annually updated and has all the essential information you need to teach English as a foreign language including: • A country by country guide to English teaching opportunities • A directory of 600 language schools in 90 countries plus contact details • Real-life accounts of teaching English as a second language • Essential advice and tips on how to apply • Advice for preparing and overcoming any problems • Lists of qualifications, nationality preferences, salary and employment conditions for each English teaching opportunity Teaching English Abroad is written by travel expert, Susan Griffith, who has been writing about vacation work for 25 years with a number of bestselling travel titles. This definitive guide has every piece of information you need from applying for visas to finding the perfect job opportunity for you to successfully teach English as a foreign language.
Description : In this newly updated Third Edition, learn step-by-step how to effectively teach English abroad. Gain valuable tips and resources for teaching in an unfamiliar educational system, working with students of varying ages and skill levels, and adapting to life in a different culture. Revised and updated with new research findings and suggestions for utilitizing current technology and media tools, this text is also accompanied by a website that is packed with hundreds of activity ideas and links to additonal teaching and learning resources.
Description : English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager foreigner groupies.
Description : PUT YOURSELF IN THE SHOES OF A FIRST-TIME ENGLISH TEACHER AS SOON AS YOU OPEN THE BOOK! Humorous, informative, lighthearted and educational, Happy Time Go Fast takes you inside the classroom and standing in front of the students. Wes Weston shares amusing stories and anecdotes that illustrate his misadventures with discipline, classroom management, positive reinforcement, and even school romance. These experiences are then put into context against the serious backdrop of English education in South Korea where the English craze is uncanny. Happy Time Go Fast also takes you outside the classroom, examining what it?s like to live in a foreign country. From learning the Korean language to learning how to use chopsticks, from discovering the fascinating world of Konglish to discovering the tranquility of Korean saunas, Wes Weston reveals some of the cultural norms and quirks of life in South Korea. Whether you?re considering teaching English in Korea, or just intrigued by the thought of it, Happy Time Go Fast paints a vivid picture of a teacher?s life in Korea, folds it into a paper airplane, and sends you flying towards an overseas adventure.
Description : A diary of teaching English abroad for the first time, this book chronicles the leap into something completely new.Elliot Lord began teaching English in Slovakia, straight after finishing university. Excited by the whole idea of knowing nothing about the country or how to teach, this diary gives insights in discovering another culture, how to keep a cool head when others around him were losing theirs and how life started to become enjoyable with time.He visited many places, made lots of new friends and persevered with learning the job. This book would suit people who are thinking of taking a similar step in their lives, or those who have already done it, too.
Description : How do teachers who have chosen to settle down in one country manage the difficulties of living and teaching English in that country? How do they develop and sustain their careers, and what factors shape their identity? This book answers these questions by investigating the personal and professional identity development of ten Western women who teach English in various educational contexts in Japan, all of whom have Japanese spouses. The book covers issues of interracial relationships, expatriation, equality and employment practices as well as the broader topics of gender and identity. The book also provides a useful overview of English language teaching and learning in Japan.