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English Teaching in Argentina

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007


A foreign teacher over on Dave’s ESL Cafe will be leaving Argentina very soon and has some private classes he would like to pass along.

If you’re interested, you can reach him via Dave’s International Job Forums in the Latin America section or directly by email at

Dollars, and Pesos, and Euros, oh my

Monday, October 29th, 2007


The currency exchange market has been in quite a mood lately, spelling trouble for those traveling around the globe, or working abroad and trying to send home money.

In the last few months, I’ve watched in horror as my home currency, the Canadian dollar, rose up to parity with the US dollar, and is now sitting at 1.05 US.  The Mexican peso, which is the currency my unfortunate salary is denominated in, is pretty much tied to the greenback, so it declines in tandem with the US dollar.

Canadian TEFLers in Japan are unhappy as well as they watch their previously handsome salaries get whittled away as they try to pay back student loans back home.

What’s to blame for all the changes lately?  Let’s ask the experts…

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How to get a job abroad teaching English

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007
globe So you've heard about teaching English abroad and you want to know how to do it... There are a number of ways to do it.  First, you'll want to ask yourself a few questions. 1.  Where would you ... [Continue reading this entry]

TEFL in Ecuador

Thursday, October 4th, 2007
Ecuador TEFL There's a teaching position open in Ecuador, according to a teacher there who is going home and needs someone to replace him. This came in from [Continue reading this entry]