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Teaching English in Southeast Asia

Teaching English in Brunei

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque

The Nation of Brunei, the Adobe of Peace as it is officially known is a developed country in Southeast Asia. It’s a small Islamic country with a population of around 400,000 people, but what it lacks in size it makes up for it in money! Brunei was a colony of the United Kingdom until 1984 and during the 1970s – 2000s it went through a period of quick development, with… Read More »

Teaching English in Cambodia

Teaching English in Cambodia

Cambodia has a reputation that is much worse than reality. It’s got a history of genocide and civil war which is still evident across the country. However, Cambodia has now become a very peaceful country and attracts millions of visitors every year. Cambodia is known as “The Kingdom of Wonder” and most people that visit Cambodia fall in love right from the start of their visit. Cambodia is a developing… Read More »

Teaching English in East Timor

Jesus Backside Beach

East Timor is a small country (population around 1.1 million) in Southeast Asia. It borders with Indonesia on the west side of Timor Island. East Timor is a poor country with about one third of the population living on a salary below the international poverty. Moreover, around half of the population is illiterate and the country has been held back by a long struggle against occupation from Indonesia. However, in… Read More »

Teaching English in Indonesia

Bali Beach

The Republic of Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia. It is an archipelago made up of around 17,500 islands and with a population of around 238 million people; it is the world’s 4th most populous country. It shares land borders with Malaysia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea. Other adjacent nations include Australia, Palau, the Philippines and Singapore. Almost all of Indonesia is tropical … Read More »

Teaching English in Laos

Luang Prabang Phou Si

Laos is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia bordering with China and Myanmar (Burma) in the north, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south and Thailand to the west. Laos is a traditional country that is far away from the modern world and the stresses and demands that come with it. This peaceful country with its laid back people is what really puts this country on the map. With… Read More »

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Teaching English in Malaysia

Pulau Kapas Beach

Malaysia is located in Southeast Asia. Thailand borders it in the northwest, Indonesia to the south, and the Philippines a short distance across the South China Sea in the northeast. Malaysia completely surrounds Brunei and Singapore and it is a culturally diverse country with many different races and ethnicities calling it home. There are basically 2 parts to Malaysia, with 11 states in the peninsula of Malaysia … Read More »

Teaching English in Myanmar

Karaweik Palace Myanmar (also known as Burma in some countries) is a country located in Southeast Asia. It is bordered with India and Bangladesh on the west, Laos and Thailand on the east and China in the north. There are 3 distinct seasons in Myanmar with the hot season running from March to May, the wet season from June to October and the cold season from November to February. The people of… Read More »

Teaching English in the Philippines

North Mindoro Beach

The Philippines is an island country in Southeast Asia. The Celebes Sea separates the Philippines from Indonesia, Vietnam is west over the South China Sea, Taiwan sits in the north across the Luzon Strait and Borneo is located past the Sulu Sea. The Philippines is home to over 98 million people and is the 12th most populated country in the world. The English language is widely spoken because it was… Read More »

Teaching English in Singapore

Singapore Skyline Singapore is located in Southeast Asia and is city-state founded in 1819 by the British as a trading colony. It is located on the southern tip of Malaysia. After it got independence, it became one of the world’s richest countries and it has the world’s busiest sea port. It is a modern city, with a tropical climate, great food, good shopping and a fantastic night-life. Home to over 5 million people … Read More »

Teaching English in Thailand

Teaching English in Thailand

Thailand is located in Southeast Asia and is home to about 65 million people. It shares a border with Burma (Myanmar), Laos, Cambodia, and Malaysia. Thailand went through very quick economic growth during the late 80s and early 90 and is now an industrialised country. As a result, Thailand is home to many international companies that have set up offices in Thailand. Moreover, the country is a … Read More »

Teaching English in Vietnam

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Vietnam is located in Southeast Asia and it borders with China in the north, with Laos and Cambodia to the west. Vietnam is a popular destination for tourists, travellers and teachers because of the culture, beautiful beaches and many cultural heritage sites. War has left a long lasting legacy on the country and all over Vietnam there are constant reminders of the country’s difficult past… Read More »

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