This is an in-depth guide on how to start teaching English abroad with a focus on teaching in four Asian countries: Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan. It does not focus on the teaching or training part of that.

For that I recommend either the course or some of the other resources.

guide to start teaching English in Asia

I have personally taught in China, Korea and Taiwan. This guide will help you choose a country, a school, an age group, polish your resume, stand out and probably answer any questions you have about teaching in Asia. Check it out the Comprehensive Guide To Teaching English In Asia on Amazon.

Here's a look at the contents

  • 1. Requirements
  • 2. Choose your place
  • 3. Japan...
    • How to get a job
    • Websites for finding a job in Japan
  • 4. Korea...
    • How to get a job
    • Websites for finding a job in Korea
  • 5. China...
    • How to get a job
    • Websites for finding a job in China
  • 6. Taiwan...
    • How to get a job
    • Websites for finding a job in Taiwan
  • 7. Still not sure where you should teach?
  • 8. Do I want to work in a public or a private school?
    • Public schools
    • Private schools aka Hagwons, Buxibans, Training Centers, and Eikaiwa
    • Other kinds of schools
  • 9. What age group do you want to teach?
  • 10. How to Write an Effective Resume for Teaching English Abroad
    • Cover Letter
    • Writing your resume
    • Reference Letters
  • 11. Job hunting tips
    • Likability Wins
    • Go There And Look
    • See The Big Picture
    • Use Recruiters for Info and Maybe a Job
    • No Experience?
    • Make Your resume REALLY Stand Out
  • 12. FAQ
    • Do I have to speak their language?
    • Do I have to teach for one year?
    • How much money do I need to bring?
    • Can I teach without a degree?
    • What if I am not Caucasian?
    • How much money can I save?
    • Is there FREE housing and airfare?
    • Can I still teach in Korea if I have a criminal record?
    • Should I take a TEFL/TESOL/CELTA course?
    • Do schools in Asia have vacations, summer and winter breaks like western schools do?
    • Who speaks the most English?
    • Do you have any advice?
    • What does TEFL, ESL, EFL, and TESOL mean?

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