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5 back-to-school tips for the new semester

September not only heralds in a newer, cooler season; it is also the start of the second semester in elementary schools in South Korea.

I’ve compiled a list of five things I’ve been doing to prepare myself for the next semester, to make sure I am refreshed and ready for when the bustling boys and girls return from their vacation. 1,063 more words


The Daegu Diaries Summer Edition 

It’s been a ‘sweltering’ average of 30 degrees here in Korea, though with the high humidity, it does mean that I managed to sweat a little.  319 more words

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Peace Corps Nicaragua, TEFL Project

Produced in 2012, this provides a glimpse into the lives and work of TEFL Volunteers here in Nicaragua.

Peace Corps Nicaragua

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