Teaching English is the BEST way to live and work abroad!

I taught English in Korea for 18 months, and it was the best experience of my life!  I absolutely recommend it to everyone, whether you are fresh out of college, bored at your current job, or just want to get paid to travel the world.

(Click HERE to read all the blog posts I wrote about teaching while I was living in Korea)

You can apply to teach English in more than 100 countries  – mostly in Asia, Europe and South America.  I highly recommend looking into Korea, because the salary, benefits and lifestyle together provide the best overall experience possible.

Just to give you an idea of how much I earned — my salary funded my travels to 17 new countries in Asia, gave me the ability to eat out at Korean BBQ restaurants 4 nights a week and enabled me party my heart out in Seoul every weekend without EVER dipping into my savings account.

The benefits of teaching in Korea are incredible: free rent, round-trip flight reimbursements, covered health insurance, tax exempt (only for certain nationalities), a pension, free lunches, yearly bonuses and more.  I’m not making this up!

You are not required to know how to speak Korean, but it will make your life a lot easier (it sure did for me).  I learned Korean from watching YouTube videos, movies with subtitles and speaking with my Korean friends.

Because I love you guys so much, I wrote this 7,000 word complete guide to teaching English in Korea.  I was originally going to make it an eBook and sell it for $50, but I decided to share all of the information for FREE so you can all have the same amazing experience that I had.  It took me several weeks to put together this massive guide, and it has everything you need to know about teaching in Korea from job eligibility, contracts, finding jobs, daily life in Korea, important resources and much more.

What are the requirements to teach English abroad 

There are 3 basic requirements to teach English in Korea and in most other countries.  They are getting a TEFL certificate, having a degree from a 3+ year University, and holding a passport from an English speaking country.

What is a TEFL certificate?

TEFL = Teach English as a Foreign Language.  The certificate can be acquired by taking an online class which provides you with the necessary skills and training to be an effective teacher and to find a teaching position.  The course only takes a few weeks to complete, and it’s very easy if you are a native English speaker or if you speak English as a second language.

What is required of the TEFL class?

You are expected to learn a variety of things like seating arrangements, new lesson preparation and presentation, teaching the subskills of reading, working with larger class sizes, grammar, teaching English for specific purposes and much more.  You will be required to work through the material and complete interactive activities and quizzes, and get those grammar points down. Basically, you will learn the basics of stepping into an EFL classroom and totally owning it!

Get your TEFL on this link!

*There are a lot of sketchy TEFL companies online that will rip you off.*  So, I’ve carefully selected the best TEFL class that I recommend to you.  It’s called myTEFL and it’s one of the most affordable and reputable classes that you can take.  Click here to enroll and start your TEFL journey today!

If you use the discount code “DREW,” then you will get 35% off the course!

(These are affiliate links, meaning that I make a small percentage if you purchase the TEFL on my link at no additional cost to you.   This money will go directly into improving my website, so you’d be helping me out a lot.)

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– Ongoing support throughout including FREE job placement (including GEPIK and EPIK)
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** For more info – Check out the Q&A that I did with a representative from myTEFL — it will answer the rest of your questions!

Enroll in myTEFL now by clicking here and get ready to Teach the World!

Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about teaching English ?

Drew Binsky

A graduate from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Drew Binsky has visited 100+ Countries since 2012.He first caught the travel bug while studying abroad in Prague, then taught English in Korea, and now he's on a mission to visit every country on earth.Follow his journey on Snapchat & Instagram @drewbinsky 🙂

6 thoughts on “Teaching English in Korea

  1. Is it really required to hold a passport from an English speaking country to teach English as a foreign language?
    I’m Dutch and was planning on teaching English in Asia after graduation, but now I’m wondering how strict they really are when it comes to the passport requirement. I could still try get a UK passport (before Brexit) as I have family there, but it would be a lot of trouble.

    1. Yes it’s required in most companies, however, you can be a private tutor in almost all countries that don’t speak English, which often pays as much (or more) than contracted jobs!

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