Tag Archives: TEFL

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 29, 2008
TEFL Survival– also tagged

Chapter 4: TEFL Survival Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) is not a bad way to survive in the third world,considering local wages, local expectations of life quality and local work conditions, TEFL isn’t a bad alternative. However, if your plan is to stay and live in another country, at some point you may […]

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. […]

July 3, 2008
Teaching English Abroad: Uruguay– also tagged ,

Chapter Two: TEFL in Uruguay After my experiences teaching in Santo Domingo I imagined that teaching in Uruguay would be pretty much the same. Considering that the climate would be more temperate and that the people are known for their commitment to education, I was looking forward to an easier life. I assumed that I […]

July 1, 2008
Teaching English Abroad: My Experience So Far– also tagged , , ,

Chapter One: Santo Domingo When I moved to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic four years ago I hadn’t really thought about what I would be doing for money. I knew that I had somehow gotten by in New York for the past thirty years or so, and figured that I would somehow get by […]