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Is a Degree Necessary to Teach English Abroad?

Visa requirements vary from country to country and often one of the basic requirements to getting a working visa is having a college degree. That's not to say that if you don't have a degree, you ..
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Doing an Intensive TEFL Course at Home Vs Abroad

As more and more people are deciding to get their one month TEFL certification, people have to start considering WHERE they want to get it. Studying at home If you study at home, you'll already have .
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Top Institutes to Teach at in Lima

There are good places and there are great places. The places below have continually received good feedback from the teachers who work there. Salaries vary from place to place, but expect to get about .
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The Age Issue - Mature Teachers

Age may not be as much of a hindrance as you may believe. In many societies, older people are viewed with respect, they often have more education and experience than those fresh out of university. ..
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Teaching As a Couple

Many schools prefer to hire teaching couples as they are seen as more stable. Try to apply early on in the recruiting season, when more jobs are open. Towards the end of the recruiting season, there ..
(November 19, 2008)
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Private and Small Group Teaching Guide

Private classes are a great way to supplement your income. And you'll find that at first it's a bit difficult to get classes, soon you'll have to make a waiting list for all the students who want you .
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Warning Signs of Bad Language Schools

All schools have good and bad things about them. Not every school is perfect, even the best schools may have some of the items listed below. But, if a schools has a lot of the items mentioned below, ..
(November 19, 2008)
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Transitioning Out of TEFL

TEFLing is a wonderful experience and a great way to learn about new cultures and customs, however, after a while, some people look for new career opportunities. Once you decide to get out of the ..
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Teaching Abroad and Cost of Living

When considering job offers, you'll have to remember that salary isn't the only thing to consider when accepting a job. There are other benefits that you should take into consideration, such as the ..
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Getting a Masters While Overseas

There are a couple types of programmes out there. Those that are distance, those that are on-campus, and those that are a mixture of the two. If you do decide to do one that has on-campus classes, ..
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International Schools

If you've a valid teaching license and at least two years teaching experience, preferably in a school, then teaching at an international school might be for you. You generally get paid summers, ..
(November 19, 2008)
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How to Buy and Sell Property in Peru

Tips for Buying and Selling Property With the falling dollar, housing is in South American countries, such as Peru, is increasing in demand. Although there's a bit of paperwork involved when buying ..
(October 02, 2008)
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Studying Spanish in Peru

Studying in-country gives you an advantage over those who simply stay at home. Not only will you practise Spanish while in the classroom, but you'll get added real-life practise while doing daily ..
(October 02, 2008)
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Peruvian Cultural Centres

There are a couple of cultural centres in Peru where you can study Spanish, another language, see plays, enjoy a night of music, go to art shows, or even discussions on a variety of topics. The best ..
(October 02, 2008)
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Retiring in Peru

A laid-back lifestyle filled with culture is what Peru has to offer retirees. And Peru has climates for everyone. If you want the sunny coast, head up north. If you'd rather live in the steamy ..
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Piura - An Oasis in the Desert

Fresh air, palm trees and a peaceful atmosphere is what makes Piura a perfect place to relax in. Whereas Lima's filled with noise, pollution and busyness, Piura's quite the opposite. Although Piura's .
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Creating Holiday Traditions

Every family has unique tastes and it's never too late to start your own holiday tradition. Tailor the events for your family and ask for their input. Children often have very creative ideas and they .
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Using Forums to Let People Know About Your Website

Forums are a great way to network and tell people about what you have to offer. Find a forum or two that is related to your website and join. After you do that, the first thing that you should do is ..
(September 11, 2008)
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Learning the Local Lingo

When moving to another country, learning the language can mean adjusting to the lifestyle or remaining an outsider. There are several ways to learn a foreign language, just take a look at the ideas ..
(August 03, 2008)
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De-Stressing Your Life

Technology doesn't seem to be making life easier, if anything it's making life more stressful. With faxes, emails, and cell phones, everyone wants things to happen now. Although it's unlikely you can .
(March 24, 2008)
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Getting Yourself Organised

A cluttered house makes for a cluttered mind, so getting your house organised will give you peace of mind. First things first is to remember to do things one step at a time. Choose one room to start ..
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Reaching Your Goals

Setting goals is wonderful and exciting, reaching your goal is a bit more difficult, but not impossible. If you keep these tips in mind, you'll be reaching your goals sooner than you expected. ..
(May 30, 2008)
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Dealing With Culture Shock

Culture Shock can be difficult to deal with, it can affect you at work and in your daily life. The best thing to do is to be aware of culture shock and how to deal with it. Try reading up on culture ..
(June 26, 2008)
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Maintaining Discipline

Often somethings that both newbies and old hands struggle with is maintaining discipline in the classroom. Rowdy students can disrupt the lessons and making teaching difficult for even experienced ..
(June 26, 2008)
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Getting a Good Paying Job

Although many will try to tell you that you'll never get a good paying job by teaching English, they're out there. It's just up to you to find them. - Nix chain schools. They usually have a high ..
(June 26, 2008)
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