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Recommended books-ESL teachers crazy experiences overseas

Postby zboy1 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:18 am

If anyone is interested in becoming an ESL teacher overseas, I am personally recommending these books to other members of HA--as it details the trials and tribulations and wacky stories of some ESL teachers that people will find quite intriguing.


Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia (English Teacher X)
http://www.amazon.com/Vodkaberg-English ... ap_title_0

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNgO-tSYKq8[/youtube]


English Teacher X Guide To Teaching English Abroad: Practical Advice for Surviving the Perils and Pitfalls of a TEFL Job
http://www.amazon.com/Vodkaberg-English ... d_add_1_dp


Prisoner of Wonderland: An ESL Misadventure (South Korea)
http://www.amazon.com/Prisoner-Wonderla ... CGXIXT8054

Read the preview of the book, Prisoner of Wonderland here: http://books.google.com/books?id=-2BvJq ... &q&f=false
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Postby zboy1 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:37 am

Konglish: The Ultimate Survival Guide for Teaching English in South Korea
http://www.amazon.com/Konglish-Ultimate ... d_add_1_dp

Top 5 Reasons not to Teach ESL in South Korea
http://www.squidoo.com/top-5-reasons-no ... outh-korea

I Came To In Geumho-dong
http://www.amazon.com/I-Came-To-In-Geum ... roduct_top
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Postby Ghost » Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:48 am

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Postby zboy1 » Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:49 pm

Ghost wrote:I am currently working on getting an ESL job. The offers are fairly easy to get; it's the details that get you! I am trying to negotiate some things right now so that I don't end up in a tough spot.

Regardless, though, it is always prudent to go with some money in your pocket and a solid back-up plan.


I recommend you avoid going to Korea, Ghost. After reading many of the books from ESL teachers about the place, Koreans are really some of the worst people on the planet. I should know, being a Korean man myself; rude, materialistic, greedy, hateful, racist, and very Anti-American, Koreans can be the scum of the Earth....
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