Happy New Year From All of us!

Happy New Year From All of us!

2017 proved to be quite the year from many angles. Many things in the world are shifting one way or the other, political turbulence happened in many, many countries, but we seemed to have ended the year with our sanity (some more than others)! The world is advancing in many different ways, looking at how […]

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Rob’s Rants 1

Rob’s Rants 1

As they say in WordPress Land, Hello World! I’m Rob. I’m originally from the USA, but I’ve been living in Thailand since 2004. I absolutely love Thailand, and the country has given me a lot. I’ve two beautiful children, a wonderful Thai wife, a strong group of friends, and a loyal Labrador. I’ve been working […]

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Qualifications You Need to Be an Online English Teacher

Qualifications You Need to Be an Online English Teacher

Certain requirements must be met in order for you to teach ESL. Familiarize yourself with these so that you will know if you are eligible to teach. It is important to have a strong passion for teaching students. However, you need to obtain some qualifications and certifications before you can do so. Since ESL instructors […]

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Patience and ESL: Ways on How Not to Lose Your Cool in Class

Patience and ESL: Ways on How Not to Lose Your Cool in Class

With the winter holidays coming up, unfortunately there are a lot of stressors as well. Many people have said that you can learn a lot of things from children. One of these is how much patience you have. Not all children test the limits of your patience, but some definitely do! As a teacher, you […]

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Learning English Online vs. Offline

Learning English Online vs. Offline

Is There Much Difference? The number of ESL or English as Second Language students is growing in Thailand each year. Thus, the number of online and offline language schools is also increasing. Online teaching means they wholly depend on a computer to attend classes; whereas, offline teaching is conducted in a classroom setting. Is one […]

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Do Teachers Need to Teach Grammar?

Do Teachers Need to Teach Grammar?

Do Teachers Need to Teach Grammar? The issue regarding teaching grammar has been a constant debate in the ESL realm. Any thoughts or opinions after reading this would be greatly appreciated! I have been asked the above question many times by my students. Most of them claim that it is just all about memorization of […]

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The Qualities of a Good Online English Teacher

The Qualities of a Good Online English Teacher

Although the qualifications are not extremely strict, teaching English online is not for everyone. It will be helpful to know some of the characteristics a good English teacher must possess. Being a native English speaker is one of the most important considerations when families choose an online English teacher for their children. However, this is […]

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Starting Out as an Online English Teacher

Starting Out as an Online English Teacher

Tips on How to Start Your Career as a Home-Based Online English Teacher I am Kristen, a wife, a mother, and an online English teacher for English Gang. I will share some tips on how to get started in ESL teaching for first timers. Teaching English online has become a flourishing industry. This is one […]

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Teaching English and Burnout

Teaching English and Burnout

For some reason, teaching English and burnout within the online teaching industry is something that rarely gets discussed even though almost everyone gets it! Kristen wrote a lovely article about how to avoid burnout when teaching English online with many helpful tips! How to Avoid Feeling Burnout after Teaching English Online for a Long Time […]

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