Category Archives: Career Advice

6 Things You Didn’t Know about TESOL Certificates

If you want to teach English abroad successfully, you need to get a TESOL certificate. A TESOL Certificate can open many doors in your personal development! cybrarian77 / Flickr / CC BY-NC There are numerous certification programs for teaching English, … Continue reading

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5 Things You Won’t Miss When You Teach Abroad

We all know how much fun a holiday abroad can be, but is saving up for months just to go away for a few days really worth it? This is where teaching English as a second language (ESL) abroad comes … Continue reading

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Using New Technology in The Classroom

Technology plays a big part in our students’ lives. It brings the content they want quickly and easily, it keeps them entertained, it helps them socialize. So why not try to incorporate technology into your lesson plans in the classroom? … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Aspiring Teachers

  As an aspiring teacher you might see yourself facing the somewhat scary future of being responsible for whether your students will love or hate your subject, and even learning in general. Surely, your success is primarily based on how … Continue reading

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There Are No Guarantees

Sometimes, LanguageCorps applicants ask if we can put them in touch with a current teacher that they can talk to as a reference of sorts.  It’s totally understandable.  Before committing a significant chunk of time to teaching English abroad, many … Continue reading

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US Unemployment Rate Rises to 8.3 Percent Despite Adding Jobs

On Friday, Aug 3, 2012, it was announced that despite adding some 163,000 jobs to the public and private sector, the US unemployment rate has once again moved slightly up to 8.3 percent, according to the US Bureau of Labor … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why You Should Take A Career Break

Pretty much all of us know what a gap year is.  The fresh faced, wide eyed 20 something graduates from college, isn’t quite ready to settle down into a career, and heads off on a whirlwind adventure, with nothing but … Continue reading

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The Language Corps Teacher Profile: Is Teaching English Abroad for me?

Do you have an adventurous spirit? Are you willing to learn and adapt to new surroundings and cultures?  Do you yearn for a challenging and rewarding career? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then teaching English abroad … Continue reading

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Five Ways Teaching English Abroad Can Help Any Career Path

“Why would I teach English abroad? I don’t even want to be a teacher!” Madison Killen To be fair, it’s a logical question. Yes, teaching english abroad is clearly an excellent opportunity for teachers, but what about the rest of … Continue reading

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