Alumni Video: Teaching English in Istanbul, Turkey - Benjamin Jackson


A history buff from Muskegon, Michigan, International TEFL Academy graduate Benjamin Jackson jumped at the chance to teach English in Istanbul, Turkey.

In this video, Ben shares his experiences living as an English teacher on the Asian side of this beautiful city, where he says the hospitality of his Turkish neighbors and colleagues made it easy to settle in as a local. Ben also discusss how he got his job teaching with a major language center by interviewing over Skype, and provides an overview of his daily work routine as well as the process of getting his residency and work visa for teaching English in Turkey.


Alumni Video: Teaching English in Barcelona, Spain - Lauren O'Rourke

Want to know what life is like teaching English in Spain?

From daily visits to the beach and exploring historical castles to her daily work schedule and the question of visas, International TEFL Academy graduate, Lauren O'Rourke, discusses ins-and-outs of teaching English in Barcelona, Spain, in this new Alumni Video.

Hanoi, Vietnam English Teaching Q and A with Robbert Koeslag


What is your citizenship?

Netherlands (Holland)

What city and state are you from?

Laren, Gelderland, The Netherlands

How old are you?


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.