Rantlets #3: Waiguos (外國人), Teachers Conflicted, Spoiled Princes, and Squeaky Shoes.
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Rantlets #3: Waiguos (外國人), Teachers Conflicted, Spoiled Princes, and Squeaky Shoes.

“Waiguoren (wai4guo2ren2/外國人 = ‘foreigner’), waiguoren, waiguoren!” the small purple-shirted child chants while pounding his pudding fists into each other over and over again.  We sit there in the barbecue restaurant (the ubiquitous 熱炒/re4chao3) staring back at that innocent, cherub-faced child and his not so innocent chant.  Eventually, after about a minute, an adult comes over and … Continue reading

Carrie Kellenberger — Reach to Teach Guest Post – Best Places in the World to Teach English
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Carrie Kellenberger — Reach to Teach Guest Post – Best Places in the World to Teach English

Having a TEFL certification opens up an entire world of possibilities. But deciding between an ESL teaching job in rural South America, or one in the urban jungles of South-East Asia can be a difficult choice. Each region, country, and city has its own benefits to offer you during your time teaching abroad. There are … Continue reading