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Q and A with Sophie (China)

What is your name, age and nationality? My name is Sophie Digby. I’m 22 years old and I’m from a green naval town near the water called Plymouth.What is your education level and background? The highest level of education I have is a BA in Special Educational Needs and Disability Studies from the University of St Mark […]

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Surprise trip to Tehuamixtle, Jalisco! By Elena Bigini (Mexico)

Mexico is beautiful, this you might already know. The thing is.. it never stops surprising you. Nature is wonderful…On Sunday, April 7th, I was taken, as a surprise, to Tehuamixtle Bay, in the state of Jalisco, Mexico East Coast. My friend and I were supposed to visit Yelapa, a really famous beach in the area, […]

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What to expect on a TEFL Course! By Elena Bigini (Mexico)

Are you thinking about taking a TEFL course, but have no idea what they look like, or what country to get certified in? Keep reading to find out more information like what actually are they? In what circumstances can you apply? And can you actually fail it..Are all TEFL courses the same? ​First of all you […]

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How TEFL has changed my life! By Grace Miller (Argentina)

How  has TEFL changed my life? At the  7 month mark as an official TEFL teacher I can say with confidence that my experience can be described with many MANY adjectives! The predominating ones being very positive, although the negative ones are also cool,  because aren’t we all just trying to learn a thing or two in […]

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Living and teaching in Bangkok! By Amber Parker

As a Program Adviser at TEFL Heaven I often get asked about my own experiences of living and teaching in Thailand. Obviously there are lots of factors to consider when choosing where to live. But for me Bangkok really stood out as a place I wanted to experience for myself! So I thought I would […]

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TEFL, what’s it all about? By Kacey Andreotta

Are TEFL courses worth it? TEFL courses can be expensive, but the benefits DEFINITELY outweigh the cost.  First and foremost, a TEFL certificate is reputable in countries all over the world. This means that you can get a job wherever your heart desires, you are employable across the globe!   TEFL certified courses provide a standard measure […]

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Teaching English as a second language…how sustainable is this? By Sharmani Cheng

​Life as a TEFL teacher, what is it really like?Before teaching, I was always told that you need to graduate from university, find a job, preferably in corporate and build your life from there, your standard textbook advice to life. I had a great bunch of friends, and a steady job which meant stable income […]

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Flat hunting in Madrid! By Faye Johnson

Hi everyone, it’s Faye here – one of your TEFL Heaven Ambassadors for Madrid. This blog post is about the process of searching for a flat in Madrid and I thought I would use my own experiences to give you some helpful insight! Firstly let me give you a brief summary of my living situation since […]

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Interview with Kailey Hak, Thailand Q and A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality? I’m Kailey Hak, age 25, from Florida.  What is your education level and background?I have a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder.Have you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? Before I moved to Thailand three years ago I had […]

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Interview with Adeline Rawl, Thailand Q and A

PERSONAL PROFILE What is your name, age and nationality?Adeline English Rawl, 24, American  What is your education level and background? High School- Ashley Hall (Charleston SC) Bachelors of Science in Psychology from The College of CharlestonHave you travelled abroad previously, and if so where? Yes, I have done a lot of travelling before I came to Thailand and have […]

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