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'''English Teacher X''' is an American in his 40s who has been teaching [[English]] abroad since 1995. He's taught in seven cities in five countries, to all levels and ages.<ref>[http://englishteacherx.blogspot.com/ English Teacher X in the Kingdom]</ref>
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'''English Teacher X''' is an American in his early 40s who has been teaching [[English]] abroad since 1995. He's taught in seven cities in five countries, to all levels and ages, and is currently working in the Middle East.<ref>[http://englishteacherx.blogspot.com/ English Teacher X in the Kingdom]</ref>
  
He used to run a website with some remarkably colourful content  now only available on the wayback machine.  However as the original site had an objectionable content warning you may want to click with care<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20071009220345/http://www.englishteacherx.com/ Website homepage]</ref> as it included some anecdotes which are most certainly NSFW.<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20080113234425/www.skateforfun.com/englishteacherx/backup/page7.html English teacher X anecdotes] - WARNING not for the faint-hearted or easily-offended</ref>  
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He runs a website which has an objectionable content warning on its homepage - so enter with care.<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20071009220345/http://www.englishteacherx.com/ Website homepage]</ref> It includes some surprisingly colourful anecdotes.<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20080113234425/www.skateforfun.com/englishteacherx/backup/page7.html English teacher X anecdotes] - WARNING not for the faint-hearted or easily-offended</ref>  
  
There is now a regularly updated blog which takes a jaundiced look at the profession.<ref>[http://englishteacherx.blogspot.com/ English teacher x blog]</ref>
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There is also a regularly updated blog which takes a jaundiced look at the profession.<ref>[http://englishteacherx.blogspot.com/ English teacher x blog]</ref>
  
 
==Books==
 
==Books==
  
English Teacher X has published several books. His debut book, ''English Teacher X: Guide to Teaching Abroad,''<ref> [http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/48549/ English Teacher X: Guide to Teaching Abroad]</ref> is crash course on TEFL 101.  
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English Teacher X has published two books. His debut book, ''English Teacher X: Guide to Teaching Abroad'' <ref> [http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/48549/ English Teacher X: Guide to Teaching Abroad]</ref>is crash course on TEFL 101.  
  
His second book, ''English Teacher X: To Travel Hopelessly,''<ref>[http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/60885/ English Teacher X: To Travel Hopelessly]</ref> is a memoir that details his exploits while teaching English in Thailand, Korea, New York City and Russia.  It is largely based on his earlier blog material.
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His second book, ''English Teacher X: To Travel Hopelessly'' <ref>[http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/60885/ English Teacher X: To Travel Hopelessly]</ref>, is a memoir that details his exploits while teaching English in Thailand, Korea, New York City and Russia.
 
 
His third book, ''Speaking Activities That Don't Suck,'' is an irreverent but practical look at ways to force students to speak in class.
 
 
 
His fourth book, ''How to Survive Living Abroad,'' deals with all aspects of life abroad, such as documents, safety, hygiene, and so on.
 
 
 
''Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia'' is a lengthy examination of his nine years in a provincial city in Russia, with many graphic stories, also based on blog entries.
 
 
 
''Grammar Slammer'' is a book about how to explain grammar in a TEFL situation.
 
 
 
''Requiem for a Vagabond'' is his most recent memoir and shows his adventures in the Middle East, as well as an attempt to return to the United States, and is in general a look at ESL in middle age.
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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