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==Moving to another country==
 
==Moving to another country==
 
Many people may wish to move to another country to work - indeed, this may be their primary motive.  [[Justlanded]] provides a wealth of information which will be invaluable to new residents.
 
Many people may wish to move to another country to work - indeed, this may be their primary motive.  [[Justlanded]] provides a wealth of information which will be invaluable to new residents.
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For those wanting to get a feel for the life of an English teacher, [[Thepaininspain]] is an amusing and informative blog.
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Some information about specific schools may be found at the [[Teflblacklist]].
  
 
Although countries vary, it really is best to avoid working illegally. On the other hand, it is very difficult to get employment in European Union countries unless you are prepared to be taken advantage of by [[cowboy outfit]]s.<ref>[http://reflectionsofaworldcitizen.blogspot.com/2007/08/working-as-language-teacher-in-spain.html  A reality check for the wide-eyed]</ref>
 
Although countries vary, it really is best to avoid working illegally. On the other hand, it is very difficult to get employment in European Union countries unless you are prepared to be taken advantage of by [[cowboy outfit]]s.<ref>[http://reflectionsofaworldcitizen.blogspot.com/2007/08/working-as-language-teacher-in-spain.html  A reality check for the wide-eyed]</ref>
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==Getting advice==
 
==Getting advice==
You are most welcome to ask for advice here (click on the [[{{TALKPAGENAME}}|{{Boxword|r=0|col=blue|<tt>discussion</tt>}}]] tab above), but other, external, resources include the very helpful [[ESL HQ]].
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You are most welcome to ask for advice here (click on the [[{{TALKPAGENAME}}|{{Boxword|r=0|col=blue|<tt>discussion</tt>}}]] tab above), but other, external, resources include the very helpful [[ESL HQ]] and [[Tefldaddy]].
  
 
==Acronyms==
 
==Acronyms==
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We can also recommend: [[Spokenskills]], [[Englishraven]] and, for your students, [[English-online]] and [[Manythings]].  Our list of sites which provide [[:Category:Free lesson sites | free lessons]] will certainly interest you as well.  
 
We can also recommend: [[Spokenskills]], [[Englishraven]] and, for your students, [[English-online]] and [[Manythings]].  Our list of sites which provide [[:Category:Free lesson sites | free lessons]] will certainly interest you as well.  
  
Clearly you should also take a look at [[Dave's ESL Cafe]] - the granddaddy of them all along with its associated job discussion forum; and also sign up for the free TEFL newspaper at ''[[English language gazette]]''.
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Clearly you should also take a look at [[Dave's ESL Cafe]] - the granddaddy of them all along with its associated job discussion forum; and also sign up for the free TEFL newspaper at ''[[English Language Gazette]]''.
  
 
==Placement tests==
 
==Placement tests==

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