Ambassador City Fact Sheet: Gumi, South Korea

To help our students and graduates make a smooth transition to their new lives teaching English abroad, we've enlisted our ITA Ambassadors to provide us with insider facts and tips for making the most of life in cities around the globe like Gumi, South Korea.

Whether it's finding an English-speaking doctor, opening a bank account, or simply finding a supermarket where you can find the odd comfort food from home (peanut butter!), our ambassadors have actionable on-the-ground-tips to help you feel at home in your new home city.  Please note that things change and we will do our best to keep these "Fact Sheets" updated over time and that current and future ambassadors will continue to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information possible.

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.

Teaching English in Incheon, South Korea: Alumni Q&A with Laura Kempton

Where are you teaching English abroad?

I am teaching English in Incheon, South Korea.

What is your citizenship?

United States

What city and state are you from?

Noblesville, IN

How old are you?

26

What is your education level and background?

Bachelor's degree

Dangjin, South Korea English Teaching Q and A with Autumn Reynolds

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF


What is your citizenship?


United States

What city and state are you from?

Rogersville, Tennessee

How old are you?

23

What is your education level and background?

Bachelor's Degree

Incheon, South Korea English Teaching Q & A with Isaac Ackerman

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF

What is your citizenship?

United States

What city and state are you from?

Morton, Illinois

How old are you?

23

What is your education level and background?

Bachelor's Degree

Have you traveled abroad in the past?

Some international travel with friends, family, business, etc.