Language can be a peculiar thing. At times, it appears that being a native English speaker comes with many benefits. Should you choose to travel the world, you have the option of teaching English (given you have certain other qualifications). Should you want to speak to a group of varied foreigners, English will probably be … Continue reading
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What Is The Next Step?
One of my biggest faults has always been that while I enjoy myself in-the-moment, I’m always looking ahead to the next step. Living in Spain taught me the importance of simply appreciating each day rather than waiting for the next great thing to happen. However, since I’ve returned from Madrid, I’ve constantly asked myself, “what’s … Continue reading
How Teaching Has Changed Me
As kids, we either love, hate, or mildly tolerate our teachers. At least, that’s how it always was with me. Unfortunate as it is, I was never the quiet student at the front of the class. However, I also wasn’t the troubled, failing student that needed a lot of guidance. I’ve always preferred self-learning (perhaps … Continue reading
Teaching English in Spain: The Low-Down
I first started teaching English in September of last year. While I grew up with a slight suspicion that teaching could be an option for me, I never intended to make it a career. Though it’s true that I don’t have plans to return home as a teacher, the experience of teaching abroad has made … Continue reading