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A School Year in Germany

After 10 months I’ve discovered…

  1. Only the student can truly motivate themselves.
  2. Learning a new language is often too much work for the trouble.
  3. Teachers spend way more time gossiping about the students’ lives than I ever thought reasonable.
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Sorry that it has been a while...

Hey everyone, I am sorry that it has been a while since I last wrote. I have been a little down in the dumps (a quick idiom for you there!) about my TEFL career recently. 123 more words


Sunday Rewind: 8 Reasons to Teach English Abroad

Disclaimer: There are, of course, way too many reasons as to why you should absolutely teach abroad. Why only 8? Why not 10? Or 25? The fact is everyone will have there own opinions. 567 more words


10 years of TEFLtastic!

10 years, 1700 blog posts, over 500 actual articles, nearly 2000 worksheets, over 6000 comments, about 10,000,000 page views – and it’s all happened very much by accident. 273 more words

Teaching English As A Foreign Language

Cordova native finds new home, family overseas

How does a Cordova boy end up 6,800 miles from home, writing children’s books and teaching English to young kids? It’s a long story that starts in California, where R.B. 24 more words

R.B.Bailey Jr

Good books to learn from

The chance visitor who honours my blog with his/her interest may wonder why I have written so little over the last couple of years. I have to apologize but the reason is that I changed course: I’ve been a full-time translator for more than 3 years now. 1,162 more words

English Teaching

A to Z: TEFL

Todays post for the A to Z Challenge is: TEFL-teaching English as a foreign language. This is something I’ve been considering since we first went to Thailand to find the cause of the tsunami when I was still working for Oceaneering. 330 more words