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Forget waiting around at home for a job to land in your lap - get out there and see the world!
Forget finding true love, climbing Everest and/or saving the world – here’s why teaching English abroad should be number one on your bucket list!
While speaking the local language while you’re teaching English abroad isn’t a must-have, getting at least a basic understanding of it can really enrich your experience of living and working in another country – it’ll be easier to make new friends, get around, not to mention avoid getting ripped off! Here are 3 ways to make learning that local language easy:
Whether you require inspiration, lesson plans, resources, pictures or advice on how to teach a grammar point - have no fear…there are plenty of resources available for free on the internet!! It’s important to remember to adapt the things you get from the net to suit your classes needs – remember no two classes are the same! Here are my top 5 websites that I have found useful:
Stray onto any travel-related forum online and you’ll find all kinds of crazy opinions about teaching abroad – which course to do, how to find work, how to teach your students… even how to tie your shoelaces while in xxxx! So, let’s clear up a little bit of confusion:
Whereas some schools will give you detailed instructions of what you must teach, others do not. For some teachers this is good news (great I have no restraints!) and for others this is an absolute nightmare. It’s often a scary prospect knowing how to even begin, so here are some pointers
French Administration experiences:
experiences teaching business courses, plans for writing business documents, i.e.; letters, bills, emails, inquiries, etc.
Just share your experiences, course plans, and cultural differences.
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“Teachers in France” was created by veronicainfrance on December 10, 2009