"One of the most rewarding experiences
for anyone who wants to live and work overseas is teaching English as a Second
Richard Bienvenu (right) with ESL student.
And teaching English, if you are a native speaker, is at the top of
the list for ease of acquring an opportunity to work overseas. And there
are so many exotic and exciting places to do it.
So if you are thinking about teaching overseas, or you are one of
the lucky ones who've already landed a position in some far-flung corner
of the world...
I've written a manual for you. It's 23 survival tips for teaching
Now it's not everything you need to know about teaching
overseas, that would take too long a book then what I'm offering here.
But it's what I would consider 23 of the top most important tips
for doing your best in your host country and at your new school.
Even if you are already teaching overseas this book will come in
handy, because it's full of timeless and timely information that will
help you be a more successful teacher.
|I have been an ESL teacher in New Orleans for
the past 5 years. Though I have no immediate plans to teach abroad, I read
Richard Bienvenu's "Teach Abroad Survival - 23 Hot Tips for Teaching Success"
and I recommend it highly.
Not only is it a clear, easy-to-read guide with great ideas for
making teaching abroad easier, it is an excellent guide for all ESL teachers.
It is a common-sense approach with excellent hints and suggestions
for making teaching fun by being a better prepared teacher!
If you are an ESL teacher or are thinking about becoming one,
read this book!
New Orleans, LA
|Richard Bienvenu has written an intelligent
guide for teaching abroad. It is brisk, readable, informative, useful, with
enough sage hard-won advice to lift it above the For Dummies series.
There are a variety of bulleted checklists, emergency keys and
weblinks for quick reference.
If you are considering the wonderful field of teaching English
as a Second Language, this is a definite book to include in your rucksack.
Refugee Case Manager, New Orleans, LA
|This is a wonderful book that is full of insights
and advice on becoming a better ESL teacher and more balanced person. I would
highly recommend this book to any ESL teacher, whether he/she is teaching
in the states or planning to teach abroad.
|I’ve been teaching English abroad for
ten years now and have seen a lot of tips, reports and books on the subject.
Richard’s ebook is one of the best and is a must have for anyone getting
ready to teach overseas and for people like me that have been doing it a
This ebook by is a must have for anyone considering Teaching English
Abroad or for anyone currently doing it.
Richard is an extremely successful ESL teacher and published author who has
paid his dues teaching English overseas and truly knows his
I've taken what I think are some of the most important points from
my time teaching abroad and've put them in an easy to read, informative
and fun manual.
I've also included some valuable resources that will help
you get on your feet and give you a head start before you even get to your
new teaching position.
Also, this manual can show you how to overcome some of the fear and
trepidation that most people experience when living in a new country and
working at a new job.
I'm not gonna say there won't be rough spots in your new position
because that would be unrealistic. But the information in this manual will
help you navigate with a lot more confidence and with a lot more tools at
your command so you can navigate them successfully.
Some of the topics I cover are:
Putting together a winning lesson
How to be an extraordinary
Valuable ideas and insights into maintaining
control and discipline in the classroom
Tips and techniqes of how to stay healthy
in your host country
How to be flexible and
Insights on creativity and being sponantaneous
in the classroom
How to be regarded as useful and valuable
to your new school
Being the consummate
How to be confident in your teaching position
and tips on how to instill confidence in your
Discovering and developing your mission and
purpose as an international ESL professional
This manual can help you sail the smooth seas
of ESL teaching abroad. Even if you aren't currently teaching ESL
overseas you will find most of the ideas in this manual still very
Right now you can get the ebook free but I'm
not sure if or how long I will continue to offer it for free. So now's the
time to get it.
Spread it around, share it with friends. Got any suggestions
or comments I'd love to hear them.
Much success to you. I wish for you the very best.
New Orleans, LA