Teaching English Online in Da Nang, Vietnam with Amanda Kolbye [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English online from Vietnam?

Watch this video to see ITA Ambassador, Amanda Kolbye, share with us a day-in-her-life living and teaching English online from Da Nang, Vietnam.

In this video, Amanda covers: 

  • A tour of the area/city they live in
  • Her gym and price
  • What ITA TEFL course they took
  • A tour of her Da Nang apartment and where to find apartments for rent
  • Perks of teaching English online and country hopping
  • Vietnam visas
  • Main mode of transportation in Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Whether it's safe to drive in Vietnam
  • A breakdown of monthly expenses including rent, utilities, transport, food, groceries, phone, etc
  • Teaching English online with VIPKID and her schedule
  • The difference between living in Taiwan and Vietnam
  • Medical Insurance 

Teaching English in Tokyo, Japan with Amber Jester [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English in Japan?

Watch this video to see ITA Ambassador, Amber Jester, share with us a day-in-her-life living and teaching English in Tokyo, Japan.

In this video, Amber covers: 

  • If you need a degree to teach English in Japan
  • Whether vegans have enough food options in Japan
  • What a typical work week and teaching schedule looks like for her
  • Vacation and time off
  • Job market in Japan for non-native English speakers with a BA & TEFL certification
  • Whether knowing Japanese helps when you're teaching
  • A tour of her Tokyo apartment
  • A breakdown of monthly expenses in terms of salary, rent, utilities, insurance, food, etc

Teaching English in Chongqing, China with Jessica Stanton [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English in China?

Watch this video to see ITA Ambassador, Jessica Stanton, share with us a day-in-her-life living and teaching English in Chongqing, China.

In this video, Jessica covers: 

  • A tour of her Chongqing apartment
  • Teaching English in Medellin, Colombia before moving to China
  • Dating in China
  • Securing her job prior to moving to China & Z-visas for working legally in China
  • What happens if you try to teach English in China without a visa
  • Being a person of color in China
  • A tour of her school and shows us where she works
  • Interviews her fellow American TEFL teachers about what they like about Chongqing
  • Takes us into her classroom to meet her adorable students
  • Her teaching schedule and the ages of the children she teaches
  • A breakdown of her monthly expenses in terms of salary, rent, utilities, transportation, food & drink, etc 

Teaching English in Singapore with Brittany Shultz [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English in Singapore?

Watch this video to see ITA alumna, Brittany Shultz, share with us a day-in-her-life living and teaching English in Singapore.

In this video, Brittany covers: 

  • A tour of her Singapore apartment
  • A breakdown of her monthly expenses in terms of rent, groceries, bills, transportation, etc
  • Some sightseeing around Singapore
  • The company she works for and how many hours per week she works
  • A tour of her classroom
  • How she secured her teaching job in Singapore
  • How much vacation time you receive as a teacher in Singapore
  • Why she chose Singapore to teach English abroad
  • The classroom during lesson time complete with adorable little faces!

Teaching English in Madrid, Spain with André Mileti [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English in Madrid, Spain?

Watch this video to see ITA Alumni Ambassador, André Mileti, share with us a day-in-his-life living and teaching English in Madrid, Spain.

In this video, André covers: 

  • How he legally obtained his student visa to teach English in Spain
  • Difficulty in obtaining a working visa
  • How much money he saved before moving to Madrid
  • If cost of living in Madrid is affordable
  • Whether a degree is needed to teach English in Madrid or just a TEFL certification
  • Whether it was hard adjusting to life in Spain
  • Hiring seasons for English teachers in Spain
  • A tour of his Madrid apartment
  • If non-native English speakers can get a job teaching English in Spain
  • A breakdown of his monthly expenses including rent, groceries, phone, transportation, etc... and more!

Teaching English in Geochang, South Korea with Tim Unaegbu [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English in South Korea?

Watch this video to see ITA Alumni Ambassador, Tim Unaegbu, share with us a day-in-his-life living and teaching English in Geochang, South Korea

In this video, Tim covers: 

  • What visa he teaches English on in Korea
  • Work/school attire
  • Classroom teaching assistants
  • Number of classes/schools taught at per week
  • Introduces us to his students
  • Average total monthly expenses in terms of rent, utilities, phone, groceries, transportation, etc
  • Recruiters
  • Classroom syllabuses
  • Learning Korean and how it can benefit you
  • The visa process
  • Public school contracts and what free things are provided to you (allowance)
  • The social aspects of living in Korea  

Teaching English in Vina Del Mar, Chile with Scott Mistler-Ferguson [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English in Chile?

Watch this video to see ITA Alumni Ambassador, Scott Mistler-Ferguson, share with us a day-in-his-life living and teaching English in Vina Del Mar, Chile. 

In this video, Scott covers: 

  • His surrounding area
  • The University that he teaches English at
  • Monthly Expenses in terms of rent, utilities, groceries, transportation, etc
  • Hiring process in Chile and his tips
  • Advice for those wanting to take the ITA TEFL Course in Costa Rica

Teaching English in Medellin, Colombia with Brianna Brage [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English in Colombia?

Watch this video to see ITA Alumni Ambassador, Brianna Brage, share with us a day-in-her-life living and teaching English in Medellin, Colombia

In this video, Brianna covers: 

  • Teaching English Online with Dada and SkimaTalk
  • Private English tutoring classes
  • Online Teaching Salary and Private Tutoring Salary
  • A tour of her apartment in Medellin
  • Monthly Expenses in terms of rent, groceries, phone, transportation, etc
  • Discusses Intensive Program Tutoring
  • Public Transport + Pricing
  • Where to find housing
  • Internet
  • Safety

Teaching English in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica with Kathleen Doyle [Video]

What's it like to live and teach English in Costa Rica?

Watch this video to see ITA Alumni Ambassador, Kathleen Doyle, share with us a day-in-her-life living and teaching English in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

In this video, Kathleen covers: 

- When the Costa Rica school year starts
- How long she's been living and teaching English in Costa Rica
- The health insurance you receive as a worker in Costa Rica
- The local city
- What her classroom looks like
- The school she works at and the classes she teaches
- Getting her job in-person after she had arrived in Costa Rica
- Monthly expenses in terms of rent, groceries, bus fare, etc vs. her salary
- Her beautiful beach surroundings

Teaching English in Hamburg, Germany with Tamie Arietta [Video]

 

What's it like to live and teach English in Germany?

Watch this video to see ITA Alumni Ambassador, Tamie Arietta, share with us a day-in-her-life living and teaching English in Hamburg, Germany

In this video, Tamie covers: 

- Why she chose Hamburg, Germany
- How she opened her own Language Academy 
- How she helps other expats with the German visa process
- Hamburg fun facts
- Private teaching and how this was a better option for her
- Language School pros and cons
- Private Tutoring pros and cons
- Average rent prices and what you can expect when apartment hunting
- Interviews with other ITA Alumni that just arrived in Hamburg