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Everything you should know before teaching in Vietnam

September 28, 2020   /   3891 views

Ten Do’s and Don’ts to teach English in Vietnam

December 27, 2015   /   11683 views

As with any foreign country that you may choose to teach English in, Vietnam has its own rules, habits and expectations. As a Westerner, I find I discover new and surprising things about this Asian culture everyday. More often than not, I find myself backtracking on some of my rules a few weeks later too. I began to teach English in Vietnam about one year ago and it has been a memorable experience to say the least thus far. However, these are a few pieces of advice that I have discovered and stuck to throughout my experience teaching in Vietnam. Here are some tips to follow if you are going to live and teach English in Vietnam.

Getting a Job in Hanoi

December 25, 2015   /   9777 views

If you’ve ever searched on TEFL job boards for your next teaching job, the prospect of working in Vietnam has no doubt crossed your mind. You’ve probably wondered, what would it be like to live in such and exotic location? If you’re like me, before I moved there three years ago, the nation’s capital is no doubt shrouded with a certain amount of mystery and intrigue. Beyond the conical hats, busy streets filled with motorbikes and palm trees; Hanoi is an unknown quantity for most English teachers. Let me try and shed some light onto this great TEFL location.

The Exciting Forays of Life: My First Month Teaching in Vietnam

December 24, 2015   /   5749 views

Rebecca and her fiance Justin are two TEFL teachers currently living and working in Hanoi, Vietnam. In this post Rebecca shares her experiences of moving to Vietnam and getting settled. Enjoy!

6 Tips from a First Time TEFL Teacher

December 23, 2015   /   2628 views

I started teaching English as a second language in Hanoi a few months ago. In that short time, there’s been many epiphanies and many disasters. Some things work a treat in one class and then crash and burn in another. However, I have found a few magical things that work in every class. Here’s some of my favourite teaching resources so far…