10 Best Places to Teach English in 2017

10 BEST PLACES TO TEACH ENGLISH IN 2017

2016 wasn’t the greatest year, we lost some great talent from the celebrity world, Brexit came around and upset some Brits and Trump came around and upset most of the world. Let’s face it, you may find yourself trying to escape the motherland this year. So, we’re here to help with the best countries for TEFL.
Rather than booking the next cheapest flight outta town, why not invest your time teaching English abroad! You can still sit by the beach and drink your margarita until the sun goes down, but teaching English can provide an adventurous lifestyle and an awesome, engaging and rewarding career. 
Let’s take you through the best places to teach English abroad in 2017, will give you the average salary of a teacher, teaching requirements and the only thing that really matters… Damn. Good. FOOD
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10. PHILIPPINES

3 Reasons to go: People  |  Paradise  |  Weather

Salary: $600-1100 per month
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and TEFL/CELTA/TESOL
Where to Teach:
Manila, Pampanga, Cebu
Best Time to Find Work
: All year round
Price of Beer: $0.90 
Must Try:
Halo-halo

If teaching in the Philippines interests you, check out GoOverseas helpful guide.

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9. CZECH REPUBLIC

3 Reasons to go: History  |  Beer  |  Exploring

Salary: $900-1300 per month
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and TEFL (minimum)
Where to Teach:
Prague, Liberec, Brno, Hradec Kralove
Best Time to Find Work: Sept-Oct & Jan
Price of Beer: $1.50
Must Try:
Vepřo knedlo zelo

Get TEFL Qualified in Prague if you want to teach English in Europe.

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8. UAE

3 Reasons to go: Luxury  |  Architecture  |  Desert

Salary: $3000-4000 per month
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, TEFL Certified and Experience (A Teaching License may be required) 
Where to Teach: 
Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain
Best Time to Find Work: Dec-Mar
Price of Beer: $9.50
Must Try: 
Stuffed Camel

Check out Eric Woro’s interview, on teaching in the Middle East.

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7. CHILE

3 Reasons to go: Adventure  |  Weather  |  Modernity

Salary: $800-1500 per month
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and TEFL Certified (Recommended)
Where to Teach: 
Santiago, Antofagasta, La Serena, Valparaíso
Best Time 
to Find Work: Feb-June
Price of Beer: $2
Must Try:
Cazuela
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6. MADAGASCAR

3 Reasons to go: Landscape  |  People  |  Wildlife

Salary: $500-1000 per month
Requirements: Native speaker
Where to Teach:
Antananarivo 
Best Time 
to Find Work: All year round
Price of Beer: $0.80
Must Try: 
Smalona
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5. BRAZIL

3 Reasons to go: Food  |  Caipirinhas  |  Party

Salary: $800-1400 per month
Requirements: TEFL Certified
Where to Teach:
 Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro, Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Brasilia
Best Time 
to Find Work: Mar-Aug
Price of Beer: $1.70
Must Try: 
Acai 

Get the secrets on moving and teaching in Brazil

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4. NEPAL

3 Reasons to go: Scenery  |  Culture  |  Food

Salary: $400-700 per month (Volunteering Recommended)
Requirements: TEFL Certified (Recommended) 
Where to Teach:
 Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bhaktapur
Best Time 
to Find Work: All year round
Price of Beer: $1.90
Must Try:
Samay Baji 
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3. NICARAGUA 

3 Reasons to go: Undiscovered  |  Adventure  |  Charming

Salary: $300-800 per month
Requirements: TEFL Certified
Where to Teach:
Managua, León, Granada, Chinandega
Best Time 
to Find Work: All year round
Price of Beer: $1
Must Try:
 Gallo Pinto

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2. VIETNAM

3 Reasons to go: Adventure  |  Coffee  |  Costs

Salary: $1200-2200 per month
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and TEFL Certified (Recommended) 
Where to Teach:
 Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Danang
Best Time 
to Find Work: All year round
Price of Beer: $1.20
Must Try:
 Bun Cha

Skip that hard part and get the lowdown on finding teaching jobs in Vietnam 

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1. MYANMAR

3 Reasons to go: People  |  Inspiring  |  Culture

Salary: $1200-2000 per month
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and TEFL Certified
Where to Teach:
 Yangon, Mandalay
Best Time 
to Find Work: All year round
Price of Beer: $1
Must Try:
 Tea Leaf Salad

You only want to teach in the best country? See what teaching in Myanmar is like

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There you have it! 

If you’re looking for something a little more ‘dangerous’, check out 3 OF THE EDGIEST PLACES TO TEACH ENGLISH. Or, if you’re looking to save money and to pay of those debts, THE 5 COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST SALARIES TEACHING ENGLISH can help you out.

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