• August 6, 2015

The best ESL game to talk about countries | Podcast

 

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This ESL game focuses on asking and answering questions about countries. It is a great activity to do in classroom and ESL students really enjoy it.

  • August 6, 2015

Great vocabulary building game | Podcast

 

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This is a great vocabulary building game that is very simple but very effective. It was originally posted on LinkedIn website by Meni Porat.

  • August 6, 2015

Great vocabulary building game | Video

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This is a great vocabulary building game that every ESL teacher can play with the students.

  • August 1, 2015

Is it important to learn Vietnamese language as English teacher in Vietnam | Video

As English teacher in Vietnam it is not important to learn Vietnamese since you are not supposed to use Vietnamese language in the classroom. However, learning Vietnamese will help you a lot when it comes to communicating with local people and make friends with Vietnamese.

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  • August 1, 2015

Is it important to learn Vietnamese language as English teacher in Vietnam | Podcast

 

As an ESL teacher in Vietnam it is not important to learn Vietnamese, at least from the teaching point of view. However, learning Vietnamese would improve your lifestyle while living in Vietnam since it allows you to communicate with people and make friends.

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  • July 30, 2015

Is it important to learn Vietnamese as ESL teacher in Vietnam

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This is a question that comes from one of my YouTube viewers and I am pretty sure many of the prospective teachers were thinking about.

The question is:

“Is it important to learn Vietnamese language as English teacher in Vietnam ? where can someone take Vietnamese language course in Vietnam and how long will it take to learn the language?”

This is a matter that many may argue on. I will say it is important but not from the teaching point of view. [read the full article …]

  • July 26, 2015

Exemption for getting a work permit for English teachers in Vietnam | Video

The Vietnamese law states that the foreigner who are entering and working in Vietnam to resolve the emergent errors or situation that the Vietnamese labors or current foreign workers in Vietnam cannot solve are exempted from the obligation of getting a work permit. That’s why I believe ESL teachers in Vietnam fall under this category that is exempted from getting a work permit.

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  • July 26, 2015

Exemption for getting a work permit for English teachers in Vietnam | Podcast

 

Foreign ESL teachers in Vietnam work on tourist visa and here is why I think they are allowed to do so.

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  • July 24, 2015

Exemption for getting a work permit for English teachers in Vietnam

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Some categories of foreigners are exempted from getting a work permit in Vietnam and this is what this article is about.

This article is part of Q&A series concerning ESL teachers in Vietnam.

The question:

“Greetings Dan,
Here’s an interesting question I hope you can assist me with: Lets say a non-vietnamese is teaching English in Vietnam with only a tefl/celta certificate, but wishes to pursue higher education at an accredited Vietnamese university. IF this individual received the Vietnamese equivalent of a four year college degree, would this allow said individual to obtain a work permit to legally teach English? Thank you for your time and take care.”

It seems that some people are ready to do everything it takes to make sure they teach English in Vietnam legally. This is understandable since having a work permit gives you the peace of mind. [read the full article …]

  • July 14, 2015

Tip on getting an ESL job before arriving in Vietnam | Video

Here are my tips on how to increase your chances to find an ESL job in Vietnam if you want to apply online and get a job before even arriving in Vietnam.

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