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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 to Be an Excellent, Award-Winning ESL Teacher

During my time here in Korea, I've had the opportunity to meet some great teachers. One of those teachers is my friend, Candice, from South Africa. It's possible you've watched her in other videos of … [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...]

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...]

ESL Certifications

ESL certifications are a key component to teaching overseas. Depending on what direction you want to take with teaching English abroad, one aspect is quickly becoming a common trend. ESL jobs are … [Read more...]

Time to Study, Time to Teach

Trying to find the time...Back in early February I began the process of becoming a certified teacher in the state of Florida through the University of West Florida's TeacherReady online … [Read more...]

Gap Year in Korea – My Sabbatical from Life

My story of coming to Korea to teach English plays out much differently than most of the 20-somethings that take up this endeavor.  Where many teachers come here fresh out of college or just a few … [Read more...]

English Class Video with Award Winning Teacher

Candice - #1 in BusanEvery teacher has to endure having one of their classes reviewed by a supervisor from the Office of Education in your province. They come and watch one of your classes, … [Read more...]

How to Get a Job Teaching English in Korea

I know from experience that when you first start thinking about coming to Korea to teach English, it can be a bit overwhelming and confusing.  Watching all the videos, reading all the blogs builds up … [Read more...]