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December 11, 2006

Teaching Spots- Call for Comments

Hello Readers,

Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish. Christmas, in short, is about the only chance a man has to be himself. ~Francis C. Farley

So in this Christmas season, I'm offering you the chance...

... to be yourself!

So far this year, we've taken a look at what it's like teaching ESL in the following cities: Venice (Italy), San Jose (Costa Rica), Athens (Greece), Chengdu (China), Shanghai (China), Oxford (England), and London (England).

Now's your chance to express yourself. Tell us about where you have taught ESL. Send me an email at crueckert@eslemployment.com and share your story.

Here are some suggestions for things you could include:

* the name of the city and the country it's in
* something special about the city
* the average ESL teaching salary there
* any websites that give information about the city
* websites that list ESL schools in that city
* the cost of living (eg. the price of a 2 bedroom flat or a typical meal out for 2)
* any other comments

I'm looking forward to hearing from you!

Carol Rueckert
Writer, ESL Lesson Plan
E-mail: crueckert@eslemployment.com
Blog: www.esl-lesson-plan.com

"I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand." - Chinese Proverb

Looking for more articles that spotlight hot travel spots and dream teaching locations? Click HERE!

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About the author of this entry:
Carol, a native English-speaker who hails from the small town of St. Joseph in Minnesota, USA, and lived and worked in China for more than 7 years. During that time, she worked with students that range in age from three to more than sixty years old. She worked in universities, private language schools, grade schools, international schools, as well as private tutoring. Besides teaching, she also worked as a head teacher, an education manager, and a material development manager. In addition to working on this newsletter, she currently writes a monthly column for Time Out Beijing. Carol is also currently working on her MA in TESOL at the Oxford Brookes University in England. Look for her posts on the ESL-Jobs-Forum discussion boards!

Posted by crueckert at December 11, 2006 03:01 AM

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