Teaching English in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain: Alumni Q&A with Lauren Turner

A First-Hand Look at English TEFL Jobs in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), Spain

International TEFL Academy graduate Lauren Turner discusses all aspects of her life teaching English in the Canary Islands through the Spanish Government's Auxiliares de Conversacion Program (also known as the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program). Learn about key tips about TEFL jobs in Gran Canaria, including, TEFL certification, how to get a job, salaries, & visas.


What is your citizenship?


United States

What city and state are you from?

Burlington, Vermont

How old are you?

24

What is your education level and background?

Bachelor's degree

Alumni Video: Teaching English in Uruguay with Adria Baebler

Alumni Video:
Teaching English in Uruguay with Adria Baebler


Often over-shadowed by its much larger and more famous neighbors, Argentina and Brazil, the South American nation of Uruguay represents an up-and-coming job market for teaching English in Latin America. It is also one of the most economically prosperous nations in the region, and provides a wealth opportunities to discover regional culture, cuisine and history.

In this new alumni video, International TEFL Academy graduate, Adria Baebler, of St. Louis, MO, shares her experiences living and teaching English in Montevideo, Uruguay.  She discusses her TEFL class in Chicago and various aspects of her life as an English teacher.

Alumni Video: Teaching English in Costa Rica with Kristin Kalpowski

Alumni Video:
Firsthand Stories of Teaching English in Costa Rica

Known for its tropical beauty and the charm of its life-loving citizens, known as Ticas, Costa Rica represents one of the top job markets for teaching English in Central America. Get a glimpse of what it is like to teach English in Costa Rica in this new video profile of International TEFL Academy graduate, Kristin Kalpowski, of Spring Lake, Michigan.

Kristin discusses all aspects of her life as an English teacher, from her daily routine as a teacher to her adventures exploring the recreational opportunities offered by Costa Rica, including horseback riding, camping and surfing.  She also discusses why she chose to teach in Costa Rica and how her TEFL class in Chicago provided her with the skills and tools required to teach English on the professional level with confidence.