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My Teaching English in Korea eBook is Out Now

Blogging and making videos brought a whole element to my time in Korea that I never expected. Lots of meaningful interaction with people from different corners of the world who are interested in … [Read more...]

Are the “Glory Days” of Teaching ESL in Korea Over?

Teaching ESL is a mixed bag depending on what country you target. In some countries it's a refined, streamlined endeavor where employers seek qualified and experienced teachers and the government has … [Read more...]

How You Can Make ESL a Long-Term Career

Teaching ESL abroad is becoming more and more popular by the day for a multitude of reasons.First, there is a bad economic disease circulating the globe and as much as the spin doctors try to … [Read more...]

Will You Hate Teaching English in Korea?

You haven't been out of America before? Never left your small town or even the safe confines of your parent's home? Take it from me, someone with 4 years in the game, you're probably going to hate … [Read more...]

You Should Get a TESOL to Teach ESL in Korea

Is teaching English abroad, specifically in a country like Korea, cool? Yes, it's cool.Is it challenging and frustrating at times?  Yes, it is. Does it make you want to go back home at times? Yes, … [Read more...]

I Speak English. I’m Not American or British…Can I Teach English Abroad?

This is a very common question I've received on many occasions... I speak English and I even have a degree in English, but I'm not from America or the U.K. Can I get a job teaching ESL in Korea? The … [Read more...]

“I’m Not White and Korea Won’t Hire Me!”

This is a touchy subject. At the same time though, it's just reality.In the Korean ESL job market for private academies, or hagwons, there's a lot of negative press. And for good reason. You don't … [Read more...]

Q&A: The Importance of TESOL, CELTA, and Teacher Certifications

A follow up another Q&A topic dealing with what major is best for teaching English abroad?What Certification is best?The topic of certifications is a vast array of choices. There are … [Read more...]

Q&A: Best Major for Teaching English Abroad

I receive many questions through both my YouTube channel and Red Dragon Diaries blog. I get a bit of everything, but some of the important questions regarding teaching English abroad center around … [Read more...]

How to Quit Your Job and Teach Abroad…Without Regrets

Teaching English abroad is a great opportunity in many ways.  If you're an aspiring teacher it is invaluable experience that will shine brightly on your resume for future job prospects.  It's also a … [Read more...]