4 Reasons Why Travelers Make Great English Teachers (and Vice Versa) [Flashback]

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Amanda Kendle has taught English to foreigners in four countries. She learned along the way how being a traveler can serve as a tremendous asset for teachers of English:

I was a traveler before I became an English teacher, but I soon discovered that these two things fit together remarkably well. So far, I’ve … definitely realized it’s no coincidence that nearly all my colleagues have the travel bug as bad as I do.

Are you an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, who hasn’t yet become a traveler? Or a traveler who’s considering dabbling in some English teaching? Here are a few reasons that can often mean doing both is a great idea.

Check out her full post – 4 Reasons Why Travelers Make Great English Teachers (and Vice Versa) – published one year ago today.

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Mike Richard
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Mike Richard has traveled the world extensively since 2008. He's camped in the Jordanian desert with Bedouins, tracked African wild dogs in South Africa, and survived a near-miss great white shark attack in Mexico. He loves the great outdoors, good bourbon, and he (usually) calls Massachusetts home. He also enjoys speaking in the third person.

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  1. Top 150 travel blogs for students ~ Blog ~ CollegeScholarships.org

    […] 37. Vagabondish – This “travelzine for today’s vagabond” covers numerous traveling topics such as offbeat backpacking, the latest in travel news, and tips and recommendations for the most popular RTW travel destinations. Recommended posts: “No Sex in the City: What It’s Like to Be Female and Foreign in Japan“ and “4 Reasons Why Travelers Make Great English Teachers (and Vice Versa).” […]


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