Alumni Video: Teaching English in South Korea with Paige Butterfield

ITA alumna Paige Butterfield never traveled abroad prior to taking the International TEFL Academy Online TEFL Certification Class and heading to Asia to teach English in South Korea.

In this alumni video, Paige discusses why she decided to get TEFL certified with International TEFL Academy before heading over to Seoul, South Korea.  She addresses the rewards and challenges of moving to a new country and adjusting to her new life. Paige describes some of the highlights of life in South Korea and offers some handy pieces of advice for those who follow in her footsteps on the adventure of teaching English in Asia.

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What is your citizenship?

United States

What city and state are you from?

Marquette, Michigan

How old are you?


What is your education level and background?

Bachelor's Degree

Have you traveled abroad in the past?

I was fortunate enough to have studied abroad.