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ESL stands for English as a Second Language so this is where you’ll find all of our content about teaching English online and abroad. Teaching English has opened us up to opportunities we never knew existed.

 

In 2010 we reached a low point when we were unable to find jobs and needed food stamps to feed ourselves. After a string of unfortunate events that you can read on our about page, we decided to cut our losses and head to the Far East to teach English in China.

 

In 2016, we started teaching English online which helped jumpstart our digital nomad lifestyle.

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5 Reasons Teaching English Online is the Fast-Track to Digital Nomad Life

You’ve done all the exercises that lifestyle gurus tell you to. Your perfect day has been in your head staring at you for weeks, maybe months. It feels like all you do anymore is plan and scheme to make more travel possible. You’re sick and tired of [insert your situation here]. …

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teaching English in Dubai

Teaching English in Dubai, UAE: How to Find a Job and What to Expect

This interview in our ESL Around the World series is all about teaching English in Dubai! We created this series to inspire people to take the plunge and teach English abroad. Each interview is with someone who has done it themselves, providing a real-life experience to show you what it’s …

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Teaching English in Vinh, Vietnam: How to Avoid the Pitfalls

Welcome to the next interview in our ESL Around the World Series! It’s a series meant to inspire people who are considering teaching English abroad. This post is all about teaching English in Vietnam! From the healthiest Asian cuisine to the culturally rich cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh …

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Teaching English in Kobe, Japan: Can You Actually Earn Enough to Save?

Welcome back to our ESL Around the World interview series! Today we’re going to learn about what it’s like teaching English in Japan! This series is for people thinking about teaching English abroad. It’s meant to give you all the information you could possibly need about teaching English in a …

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Teaching English in Afghanistan

Teaching English in Afghanistan: Teaching ESL on a Military Base

Welcome back to ESL Around the World – the interview series created to help people decide if and where they want to teach English abroad. Today’s interview is a special one as it’s about teaching English on a military base in Afghanistan. Plus, the interviewee is one of our good …

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Teaching English in Mexico

Teaching English in Rural Mexico: Learn the Pros and Cons

Welcome back to our ESL Around the World interview series – the series for people thinking about moving abroad to teach English.  Today we’re going to hear all about what it’s like teaching English in Mexico! This is meant to give you all the information you could possibly need about …

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Teaching English in Thailand

Teaching English in Thailand: Everything You Need to Know

Welcome back to our awesome interview series, ESL Around the World. If you’ve been thinking about teaching English abroad, this interview series was made just for you. Today we’re going to find out what it’s like teaching English in Thailand. Every interview is about a specific place, meant to give …

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TEFL vs. TESOL vs. CELTA: Which Teaching Certification is Right For You?

The world of ESL can be confusing with all the acronyms that get tossed around. What does it all mean?! TEFL vs. TESOL vs CELTA, what’s the difference? Which teaching certification is the right one for you?  Just doing a quick Google search for your answers can make you want …

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