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Teach English abroad

Post by NoRefund » Jul 19th, '09, 06:35

Hey all, I've been doing some research about places to travel to Korea and teach English for a period at least 1-2 months or so and after some studying, I found "Aclipse" seemed like a fairly decent program.. anyone know anything about this or other programs that are good to look into?

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Post by J-Pooh » Jul 19th, '09, 07:18

I taught for a year in Korea at Chungdahm Institute (CDI) back in 2007. I saw Aclipse when I was out there and it was one of our hagwon's top competitors. For more info. you should check out Dave's ESL cafe at eslcafe.com.

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Post by NoRefund » Jul 20th, '09, 05:42

ah nice, tyty

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Post by madmanout » Mar 9th, '10, 07:51

What usually are the requirements in order to get a teaching job in Korea? Are they strict with the requirements? Thanks! :)
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Post by kitsunebi77 » Apr 1st, '10, 14:33

I think everyone already knows about the JET Program in Japan, but it really is a great option if you aren't particular about where you'll be placed (i.e. don't mind living in the country).

As far as I know, it pays better than any non-university teaching job in Japan or Korea. It's actually a little ridiculous - we get paid around the same as an actual fully-qualified Japanese teacher. Assuming you live reasonably and aren't paying off debt or college loans, you can save a ton of money (I've saved around 15 grand US in a year and a half).

No requirements other than a bachelor's degree, but the competition is a bit fierce. Definitely worth giving it a shot if you're interested, though.

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Post by flake » Jun 13th, '12, 15:17

Hi Every One !!!! There are always summer and winter camps for a month or so. Generally in Korea, if you leave before the contract ends there may be some penalties (you'll have to pay them back) for the ticket that they paid.
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Post by YukawaManabu » Jul 6th, '13, 05:34

I would love to try and teach English in Japan. But I am afraid i am not exactly the kind of teacher most schools are looking for. I read a lot of articles and forum posts about it and well...I am not exactly a white female so... :unsure:

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Post by Keiko1981 » Jul 6th, '13, 06:42

I suggest you check out this playlist by Gimmeaflakeman
He lives in Japan and works as an English teacher.
Great YouTube channel.
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Re: Teach English abroad

Post by ironfeather » Aug 14th, '16, 02:08

in Japan you can also work for small independent schools. I am not a teacher but I live in Japan and since I dont speak Japanese I have found myself teaching English to get by and turns out it is fun.
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Re: Teach English abroad

Post by AliciaNguyen » Oct 31st, '16, 14:39

ironfeather wrote:in Japan you can also work for small independent schools. I am not a teacher but I live in Japan and since I dont speak Japanese I have found myself teaching English to get by and turns out it is fun.
It's really amazing experience I think :) Especially for those who likes children )

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