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7 Non-Negotiables You Should Consider Before Choosing Your New Home

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. —Charles Darwin

I know I immediately seem to be contradicting myself, but you’re getting used to living among contradictions.

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EFL Advent Calendar - 8th December

Choose your Dream Gifts – December 8th

For: Children/Teens/Adults

Level: Elementary +

Time: 15 – 20 mins

Today’s activity is actually something I did with my Elementary Conversation class yesterday! 317 more words


EFL Advent Calendar - December 7th

Christmas Cards – December 7th

For: all ages

Level: any (as long as you stage it differently!)

Time: from 15 minutes up to a whole lesson… 549 more words


The Struggles of Finding a English Teaching Job Online

Anyone who has a TESOL certificate knows the amazing feeling of being able to leave the country and theoretically find a job anywhere in the word. 1,635 more words


Short films - Simple lesson activities

Do you incorporate short films into lessons? I love doing it, and try to save any clips, adverts or short films that I think might prove useful for learning. 613 more words

Guest Post: Mike - GOE

Happy December! The school year is almost over. One more month plus that weird week for graduation and then we’re done!

The following is a guest post by my friend Mike.* (Names have been changed.) Mike’s perspective is especially interesting in that he is a vegetarian and did not particularly enjoy his time in Korea. 1,391 more words


Where Should I Start?

So you’ve decided  to teach abroad. Excellent. This is a wonderful choice that will enrich your life. But there are a few things you should keep in mind before you board the plane. 425 more words