Alumni Video: Teaching English in Medellin, Colombia with Tommy Joiner

A native of Carbondale, CO, Tommy Joiner has relocated to Medellin, Colombia after completing his Online TEFL Class and teaching English in South Korea for 14 months.

In this video, Tommy describes various aspects of life & teaching English in Medellin, Colombia, from the climate to the cost of living. A graduate student at a local university in Medellin, Tommy gives private English lessons. Tommy explains that Colombia represents a largely undiscovered job market for English teaching and that Medellin offers a high standard living with a fantastic climate, great nightlife and many opportunities to learn Spanish and interact with the local population.


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What is your citizenship?        

United States

What city and state are you from?

Kearney, Nebraska

How old are you?


What is your education level and background?

Bachelor's Degree

Have you traveled abroad in the past?

Taught English abroad previously