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Vietnam vs. China: Country Comparison in ESL Teaching

Vietnam vs. China, which country to teach ESL? Vietnam is becoming a more common choice for teaching English abroad. That’s because the country is experiencing a growth spurt and investing in its youth. Like China, it wants to hold a global position. But which country is better for teaching English…China or Vietnam? Vietnam vs. China: Teaching in Vietnam Teaching Abroad in Asia…
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How to Manage Your Online Teaching Job During the Pandemic?

Managing your online teaching job can be stressful, especially during the pandemic. The entire world is going through a health crisis brought on by the Covid-19, followed closely by economic repercussions in the form of lost jobs, transforming workplaces to fit the remote…
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8 Best ESL Apps for Teachers

The modern world is pretty amazing, especially when it comes to technology and how much it can help when you are looking to simplify certain parts of your life. When you can find a way to make technology part of your work day — and actually benefit from it — that’s…
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12 Best ESL Classroom Games to Engage Your Students

As an ESL teacher, playing games in the classroom is the best way to not only help young ones learn, but also to make learning English fun and accessible for learners of all kinds and ages.Here are some of the 12 best ESL classroom games to make part of your activities, guaranteed that it’s going to be as fun for you as it is for them. It’s important to note that these games…
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How to Become an ESL Teacher?

There are a lot of people out there that want to learn how to become an ESL teacher. ESL jobs are only getting more and more popular as the world’s population looks at learning English. An ESL teacher has the responsibility of teaching English to students of all ages who…
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Teaching Abroad: 7 Things You Should Know Before Jetting Off

Now that our world is so global, connecting with others in language is even more important than ever. Many countries are eager to learn to speak English as a second language which is why there are so many teaching opportunities around the world. If you’ve grown tired of…
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8 ESL Warm Up Activities to Start Strong for Your ESL Lesson

When teaching ESL, warm-up activities are a powerful tool that can set the scene for the class, make students feel happy and relaxed, and help them to become mentally receptive to learning new English. These short games are also a great way to review past material. For an activity that usually takes only two to five minutes, warm-ups offer a lot of bang for very little buck. In this article, we…
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ESL Teacher Resume: A Useful Guide [Proven Templates]

Teaching English abroad is an excellent opportunity, but knowing how to present yourself in your ESL teacher resume and how your best side in front of potential employers can be challenging, especially for a lot of first-time ESL teachers.  Although there’s no…
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Private vs Public Schools in China: A Teacher’s Real Experiences

In 2012, I set out on an adventure to teach English in schools in China and I taught both in private and public schools. It taught me a lot about the differences between UK schools and the Chinese education system as I was lucky enough to experience both settings. Here are some of the main differences, and similarities, between public schools and private schools in China.  1. Facilities Private…
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