Author Archive | stephenseifert

6 Things to Consider When You’re Planning to Teach English in Mexico


Do you like diverse, rich culture? How about friendly people and some of the most delicious food you’ll ever eat?

If so, welcome to Mexico!

One of the most amazing locations to teach English abroad, Mexico is a kaleidoscope of …

The Top 3 Resources to Find Paid English Teaching Jobs in South America


We get it.

You just want to pack your bags and take the next flight out.

Maybe the Andes Mountains are calling to you. Or Brazil’s vibrant cities. Or Colombia’s rainbow-colored river.

There’s a lot that might draw you

Successfully Teaching English via Skype: 6 Tips to Attract Students, Craft Unique Lessons and More


You have a 9 a.m. lesson with an English beginner in Tokyo.

At 10:30, you will run pronunciation drills with your student in Lima.

After that, you will help a Chinese speaker in Boston prepare for her first job interview

Technology for the ESL Classroom That Your Students Can’t Resist


Flying cars. Personal robots. Invisibility suits.

There are a lot of futuristic tech innovations we’re still waiting on.

But when it comes to ESL teaching, there’s no need to wait for the most powerful technology.

From gamified lessons to …

6 Enticing ESL Video Clips Your Students Will Love


Meet your newest co-teacher: Spiderman.

You may have the teacher certification and the classroom experience, but Spiderman’s got something you don’t.

(Other than spidey-sense.)

He can bring the excitement of English video into your classroom.

If you’re looking for a …

7 Great Podcasts That Can Improve Your ESL Teaching


Every so often, ESL teachers need to roll up their sleeves and do a bit of learning of their own!

And what better way to do that learning than by listening to ESL podcasts just for teachers?

Podcasts are entertaining …

6 Great ESL Activities Inspired by Pokémon GO


What do you get when you combine the world’s hottest mobile game with ESL?

Pokémon ESL!

Let your students build confidence and communication as they learn, create and hunt Pokémon.

Pokémon ESL activities not only promote active learning in the …