Tag Archives: Teaching

October 8, 2008
TEFL Graduation: The life beyond– also tagged ,

Chapter 5: TEFL Graduation I was once, long ago in Santo Domingo, told by a more experienced expat; that TEFL for survival is a path many have taken in their early years in country. For a while now, after four years as a TEFL, I have been considering my options. Translation work with my wife [...]

August 27, 2008
“What happened to all of your indigenous people?”– also tagged

… asked a 10-year-old boy at a primary school in rural Argentina about Native Americans. (I was in the middle of a presentation in Spanish about the U.S. to a roomful of kids.) This is a very astute question, but not one I expected. I was prepared to answer all kinds of inquires about regional [...]

July 15, 2008
Teaching English Abroad: Private Classes– also tagged ,

Chapter Three: Teaching Is A Business Teaching is a service that involves varying amounts of capital in its performance. If your institute is offering a great computer lab with wonderful software, a video lounge and multimedia equipment, comfortable classrooms, break rooms, educational materials and support, then it might be hard to compete against such facilities. [...]