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A New Life in Asia – Interview with Erick García Plasencia

A native of Mexico, Erick García Plasencia has an unusual background for an ESL teacher abroad. A combination of an inspiring father and video games lead him to not only English fluency, but fluency in six languages! Read about his journey to Japan and home again—find the courage to start your own career as an […]

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Top 5 Premier TEFL Recommended Paddy’s Day Parades Across the World

Every year on March 17th millions of people around the world come together to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  Here’s our roundup of the favorite locations for TEFL teachers abroad to enjoy this iconic Irish festival. Here are the best voted Paddy’s Day Festivals by TEFL Teachers 1. Singapore City, Singapore Singapore show their dedication to […]

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Meet Sara – Living Her Best Life As A Teacher in Brazil 🇧🇷

Sara Fredrich is a Brazilian born English speaker and teacher. As a young teen, she began learning English at a nearby private school in her hometown. A few decades later and now she’s back at that school, sharing her knowledge of English with all of the eager students there. Learn more about Sara and the […]

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8 Must-Have Experiences while Teaching in Romania

Do you seek crossroads of culture when you travel? Do you sometimes wish that board game money was real? Do you love fast internet connections but *hate* crowded spaces? Then no wonder you chose Romania for your teaching job abroad. Sitting at the intersection of Ottoman, Hungarian, and Soviet influences, Romania is the only country […]

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Why a Non-Native English-Speaking Teacher Can be Better than a Native English Teacher

Many schools around the world will prioritize hiring teachers that are passport-holders from countries like the United States and the United Kingdom. And boy, are they missing out. Not only do non-native English teachers bring a new cultural element to the classroom, but they bring a lot—we mean, a LOT—of expertise and skill. Luckily, not […]

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Barcelona or Bust – Interview with Maddie Scanlan 🇪🇸

Tell us about your path to TEFL teaching in Spain. What was the most exciting part? I heard about internship opportunities through a friend in the United Kingdom. I set about researching for the most reliable and affordable TEFL organization that I could find. I checked out Premier TEFL’s blog and immediately felt that it […]

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Interview with Brianna Flores in Thailand 🇹🇭

Brianna, we’ve been following you on Instagram and it looks like you’re having an amazing time. Tell us, why Thailand? Had you ever been there before or even traveled much? Before deciding to intern in Thailand with Premier TEFL, I had never been to Thailand before! It was always one of those places that I […]

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