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Teaching English in Vietnam | It’s ‘PHO-nomenal’

Teaching English in Vietnam | It’s ‘PHO-nomenal’

Article by: Peter Goudge, Jun 15, 2020

From the very beginning of this short piece, I want to confess to an abject failing on my part during the 14+ years that I’ve spent teaching English in Vietnam and running my business, AVSE-TESOL. Here

Teaching English in Vietnam Blog – It’s about sharing the love

Teaching English in Vietnam Blog – It’s about sharing the love

Article by: Peter Goudge, Jun 15, 2020

Gosh! The internet started almost 29 years ago, but it’s only this morning that I learnt the word ‘blog’ is a shortened version of the word ‘weblog’. I swear, I didn’t know this until earlier today,

‘Grey Nomads’ taking on English teaching Jobs in Vietnam

‘Grey Nomads’ taking on English teaching Jobs in Vietnam

Article by: Peter Goudge, Jun 3, 2020

Over the past 12 months there has been a noticeable increase in the number of more mature folks (50+ years of age), predominantly from Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, venturing to Southeast Asia

Teaching ESL in Vietnam – Travel Insurance is Imperative

Teaching ESL in Vietnam – Travel Insurance is Imperative

Article by: Peter Goudge, May 28, 2020

All the key indicators – job advertisements, pay rates, low cost of living – suggest that Vietnam is the hottest destination in Southeast Asia, arguably the world, for teaching English as a second language (ESL).  If

Minimise your carbon footprint while Teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City

Minimise your carbon footprint while Teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City

Article by: Peter Goudge, May 28, 2020

As someone who is about to head off for one or two years teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, I’ve got it pegged that there’s a decent size egalitarian streak in your make up.

English teaching jobs in Phnom Penh are a platform to reduce carbon emissions

English teaching jobs in Phnom Penh are a platform to reduce carbon emissions

Article by: Peter Goudge, May 24, 2020

Despite the science, it seems there is any number of world ‘leaders’ who simply don’t care about climate change, don’t understand it, or both. While waiting for genuine leadership on climate change, teachers like me and

Teaching English in Hanoi: 5 things to do on arrival

Teaching English in Hanoi: 5 things to do on arrival

Article by: Peter Goudge, May 24, 2020

You’ve been planning this part of your life for years and the time has finally arrived. You’re heading off on an adventure, ‘uncharted waters’, teaching English in Hanoi, Vietnam. Your first stop in Hanoi will be

Working as an English teacher in Cambodia offers a terrific lifestyle

Working as an English teacher in Cambodia offers a terrific lifestyle

Article by: Peter Goudge, Jan 24, 2020

One of the real benefits of working as an English teacher in Cambodia is the free time you’ll have to pursue social or recreational interests and to take in what this truly magnificent country has to

Clear Student Debt – Teaching English in Vietnam

Clear Student Debt – Teaching English in Vietnam

Article by: Peter Goudge, Jan 23, 2020

Attending university or college in the United States is expensive. Every year, students are taking out loans to further their education. I’m no exception to the millions of students not only in America, but around the

TEFL in Vietnam – Country Profile

TEFL in Vietnam – Country Profile

Article by: Peter Goudge, Jan 14, 2020

The decision to complete your TEFL in Vietnam at AVSE in Ho Chi Minh City rather than going with a training provider in your home country has been made. Within a matter of weeks, you’ll be

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