Tag: guest writers

A Teacher’s View: Completing The Visa Application To Teach in Taiwan

Learn a teacher’s perspective on completing the visa application to teach in Taiwan. Stu is a Canadian teacher who arrived in Taiwan in May 2022. In his interview, he breaks down the visa application process while also offering some tips to help speed your own application along and what to do in quarantine.

Alissa’s Story: Coming To Taiwan During COVID Through Reach To Teach

Teacher Alissa was one of the first Reach To Teach teachers to arrive in Taiwan in 2022 when the borders reopened. Read her story about her time during quarantine, what to expect at the airport and at your hotel, and how her school assisted her.

Interview With Sydney – Teaching in Taiwan During COVID19

Interview with a Reach To Teach teacher who arrived in Taiwan in Jan 2020. Learn about teaching in Taiwan during COVID19 and her experiences in Taiwan.

Cultural Challenges

Cultural challenges will happen whilst you’re abroad, you will get lost, something in your apartment will break, or someone will laugh at you for pronouncing something wrong in another language.

A Weekend in Chengdu

A weekend in Chengdu can take you in all sorts of directions and can be fitting for all kinds of travelers. It is important to plan what it is that you want to do ahead of time so I offer this guide as a little help along the way.

Backpacker Tips

Backpacker tips can be a much-needed thing when looking to travel and explore a new country, I am currently in Phuket, Thailand and I’m experiencing phenomenal weather 32 degrees Celsius to be exact.

What to Wear in the Classroom

What to wear in the classroom can be a difficult decision. Traveling to a new country can be harrowing enough without thinking of what clothes to pack. There are many factors into picking which clothes to bring—climate, grade, school, location; how do you decide what clothes to pack with such limited space?

ESL Drilling Ideas

Language drilling ideas are not always easy to come by, especially finding ones that are new and innovative. It is common practice when teaching a different language to give a sentence pattern or grammatical practice and ask the students to practice said sentence structure with a partner in a dialog.