Teaching English in Yakutsk, Russia with Kristine Bolt [Video]

Ever wondered what it's like to teach English in Russia? ITA Alumni Ambassador, Kristine Bole, takes over the ITA Instagram Story to show us a day in her life living and teaching English in Yakutsk, Russia.

Kristine is an atypical Jamaican - unless she’s on a beach, she hates to be hot and much prefers life in cold climates, which is why she happily lives and works near the top of the world in northern Siberia. Read more about Kristine.

Teaching English in St. Petersburg, the Former Home of the Russian Tsars

By: Joshua Schiefelbein

When it comes to the TEFL industry and teaching English in Russia, Moscow and Saint Petersburg are some of the world’s largest cities involved. A considerable amount of foreign language centers operate; billboards advertising learning English are easily spotted and large numbers of native English speakers can be found in both cities. In addition to the role language centers play, TEFL teachers can earn even more by privately tutoring students one-on-one or via Skype.