Teaching ESL

Ever wondered how much money you can make teaching English abroad? If you have, this post is for you.

Four years ago today, I stepped on a plane to Shanghai, China, where I had a job teaching English waiting for me. Here are 7 things I wish I’d known.

Whether you’re nearing the end of your contract or are just about to hop on the plane, have an exit strategy ready so you can build on the momentum you gain while teaching English overseas.

Working overseas as an English teacher allows you to repair your finances, travel frequently and immerse yourself in a foreign culture in a way most people never will — and those are just the benefits I guarantee.

Although EF China is far from the worst place I’ve ever worked, little about the company — save for the clean, modern Swedish design sensibilities of its centers — separates it from any of its multinational competitors.