Teach English Abroad
Click on the countries below to find detailed guides about teaching English around the world. Find information on what to expect, visa requirements, cost of living and more. Teaching English abroad offers a great lifestyle and an opportunity to experience a different part of the world. Different countries have their own benefits and drawbacks, so make sure you take some time to find the exact combination of lifestyle, cost-of-living and teaching conditions you are looking for. Good luck on your journey to becoming an English teacher!
Teach English Abroad Country Guides
Cost of Living for English Teaching Abroad
If your primary goal in teaching English abroad is to save money, then Korea is likely the best country to be. Average salaries are about 20 percent less than Japan, however, in Korea, a free apartment and a one-month salary bonus at the end of a year contract are offered in addition to your regular salary. In Japan, you would be responsible for paying for your own accommodations. With your apartment provided your largest expenditure will be on food and entertainment. … Read More
For standard of living and potential to save money, Japan is still one of the best countries in the world to teach English. Until recently (2006), there was a government set minimum salary for teachers in Japan of 250,000 yen per month($2500). This rule is no longer strictly followed and some schools try to pay less for novice teachers. … Read More
Teaching English in China can be a fantastic experience, even for those who are traveling to teach for the first time. The cost of living in China is inexpensive. Monthly salaries of teachers in China vary, depending on experience, teaching hours and employer size, etc. Most jobs expect about 15-25 teaching hours per week. Additional time spent for preparation of materials and lesson-planning does not count as teaching hours. … Read More