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Teaching English online | DADA | Meet Teacher Vanessa

Two years after leaving their US home, Vanessa Small and her husband have visited 14 countries and counting…How? By teaching English online, they’ve funded their jet-setting lifestyle and whoa have they made the most of their time at every single location. Blogger and cooking whizz Vanessa takes us behind the scenes of her DaDa classroom; …

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Your Guide to Socialising in Colombia

All work and no play?! Puh-lease, this isn’t your regular boring desk job. That’s why we’re here to remind you to get up, get out, and go SEE Colombia for all that it is. Socialise! Make friends, take it easy, adapt and integrate wholly into your new lifestyle. Connect with fellow expats about the wonders (and challenges) of your newfound life abroad, then dig deeper by making friends with the locals, too. They know the best spots!

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10 interesting facts about the English Language

Language is limitlessly intriguing—but have you ever wondered how the English language came to be in all of its glory? If so, these 10 tidbits of fascinating linguistic intrigue may motivate you to pick up the language yourself or share major inspiration with your TEFL language students. For example, did you know that English doesn’t …

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Your Guide to Food in Colombia

Colombia is a nation born of diversity. Fabulous, tasty diversity. The Spanish conquistadors influence extends from the customs, the architecture, and yes—the food. The former slave trade, the indigenous Amerindian cultures, and the country’s proximity to the Caribbean islands has also left its mark on Colombia’s food culture. And that’s just the human influence.  Both …

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How to Be a Respectful Teacher Abroad

Teaching abroad is more than simply helping cute little kids memorize multiple grammar rules or distinguish colors from one another. It’s not only helping university students prep for TOEFL or adults master the basics of Business English. It’s actually an act of cultural exchange. While yes, most days will focus on paragraphs and participles and …

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