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What Expat Teachers Say: The International Experience

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[ID:0531]The following quotations will assist you in answering the question "am I the sort of teacher who could live and work overseas?

Generally, people who are independent, healthy and flexible, with a degree of interest in the foreign culture into which they will be immersed, whatever their motivations, return home singing the praises of their experience abroad. As one teacher returning from Japan said:

"Teaching abroad made me realize there is a world outside North America. I gained the concept of internationalism. I saw first-hand the interaction of world politics and economics. Plus, I was able to travel during holiday periods, meet people of...

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Taught English in South Korea
Wilfrid Laurier
Her thoughts on First Impressions
It is my eighth month here in Seoul, but if you asked me in my first month whether I thought I would still be here now, I would have said no.

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