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Category Archives: Teaching English

How to Earn a Living as a Freelancer

Can you earn a living as a freelancer? These are five tips to remember if that’s your goal. Of course some people freelance for extra spending cash & keep their … Continue reading

September 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Benefits of a Good Decision Tree

All this work to get freelance work is exhausting. I think people don’t realize that they have a choice. It might be a matter of making bills, but once you’re … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Pros & Cons of Being a Freelancer

This is specifically about being a freelance English teacher in Japan. It’s already going to end up a multi-part article. As always, if you have any questions on the topic … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dirty Contracts

Are you in the market for a job in Japan? How about some extra freelance work or a side job?

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

How to Create a Great Self Introduction

Welcome to Japan! Are you ready to introduce yourself (a lot)?

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

English Art

I like art and teaching English, so it makes sense to use art while teaching English.

July 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

What if you hate your job?

What if the excitement wore off and you realized your job is awful?

June 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

A Flowchart – Should I Teach English in Japan?

If you’re here, you’re probably wondering if teaching English as a second language is a good way for you to live in Japan. Use this flowchart to help you decide, along with the articles I’ve written about being an English teacher in Japan.

May 18, 2016 · 3 Comments

Why do people move to Japan?

My friend Shogo told me his theory on why people move to Japan to become English teachers. He speaks English well and made a lot of English teacher friends. This is what the English teachers had in common.

May 11, 2016 · 4 Comments

Do I need a TESL Certificate?

I see a lot of websites and blogs trying to ‘help’ people who want to teach ESL in another country. They are trying to make a living, but don’t need to lie and say, “You need a TESL certificate to teach in (insert country), so get one with our great company.”

April 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

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