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  • Working Abroad as an English Teacher in Santiago, Chile

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    Chile English Teaching

    by: Chile English Teaching

    created on: Feb 17, 2012 | Santiago, Chile

    Santiago is the financial and political center of Chile, yet with numerous museums, lively dancehalls, and a rich culinary scene, it is it’s cultural capital as well. Emerging as a global financial hub after a decade of steady growth, Chile’s booming economy has yet to show signs of slowing down. English teaching jobs in Santiago are at a surplus, and free trade agreement signed with …

  • 5 Tips For A Great Lifestyle Teaching English in Rome Italy

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    Italy English Teaching

    by: Italy English Teaching

    created on: Feb 16, 2012 | Rome, Italy

    In its 2,500-year existence, Rome’s royalty, cardinals, artists and imperialists have carved out an empire with innumerable treasures to explore. Harboring some of the world’s most famous architectural heirlooms, the city itself exudes a cosmopolitan and romantic atmosphere. Regarded as both an international fashion capital and a millennium-long seat of religious and cultural power, Rome is truly at the center of it all. …

  • Sun, Sea, and Sangria - Your Life in Spain as an English Teacher

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    International TEFL Academy

    by: International TEFL Academy

    created on: Sep 12, 2011 | Illinois, United States

    A landscape steeped in romance, Spain’s mild climate, miles of seaside and mouthwatering cuisine has been attracting visitors from colder climates for centuries. In 2007, Spain became the second most visited country in the world after France. Unlike France, however, Spain is also one of the most popular places in the world to work teaching English. Here the market for English teachers continues to thrive as one of the strongest …

  • Teach English in Krakow, the Gem of Poland

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    by: International TEFL Academy

    created on: Aug 01, 2012 | Krakow, Poland

    To the Polish people it’s known as “The Gem of Poland”, but to others worldwide, it’s just another Eastern European city with an unpronounecable name. Little do they know that Krakow is a veritable treasure chest of art and architecture, boasting delicious and inexpensive beer, wine and food besides. While many of Poland’s most beautiful cities saw nothing but ruin and destruction during World War …

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  • I always knew this boy was an idiot.

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    DaveJohnson

    by: DaveJohnson

    created on: Jun 21, 2011 | Tanzania

    This article is again an odd one but something that has happened quite recently here. It’s fascinating to learn the differences in our cultures and especially from the Arabic world. This story starts with a young African male from Zanzibar; I have often seen this boy around and have come to know him and his cousin quite well. His older cousin here tries to look after him and keep him out …

  • A conversation we regretted.

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    DaveJohnson

    by: DaveJohnson

    created on: Jun 07, 2011 | Zanzibar, Tanzania

    First time I have written something like this so forgive me if it is utter garbage; I simply have to share this with everyone. I have lived and worked in Tanzania for the past 3 years on and off, I like to come and go, free spirit never nailed down to one place, anyway. I was sat with some of my local friends here in a bar and after a few …

  • Ohh Life...

    ErinCalvert

    by: ErinCalvert

    created on: Jan 24, 2011 | Indiana, United States

    "FIRED?! Me, FIRED?! It just doesn't make any sense. I have never worked harder at anything than I did at this, in fact, I thought you were going to give me a promotion when I called!! This is SO beyond not ok..." Well, whether or not it's ok, I still got fired. Some bs about missing a shift and miscounting a drawer or something. Also, I may or may not have …

  • This is my life, It isnt much, but at least its mine

    ErinCalvert

    by: ErinCalvert

    created on: Jan 26, 2011 | Indiana, United States

    A lyric from my favorite song goes "You live and learn, me, well I learned to let go, parents and bosses and people who don't want you to grow, I think that anything you want to you can do..." It's by a band called Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, from a song called "4th of July" I remember the first time I heard that particular lyric, I was facing difficulty with …

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