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teaching english overseas (japan) and others

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by T.T Boy, Oct 16, 2003.

  1. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

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    Ok, me and the misses are thinking of spending the summer in asia. i know a few of you might have done this or something in the sort. do any of you have any advice? any links to some good agencies? theres a few ive looked into, but they want me to take some bullshit course before they hook up any contracts. ive taught a bit of conversational english before. so i have a clue as to what i am doing. hook a guy up with some info. i gotta get my ass to japan dis summah. oh and please believe ill live ghetto if thats what it takes.
  2. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

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    That's something I've always wanted to do too. I helped my mum teach hot teenage Japanese girls English about 2/3 years ago. I'll try and ask what agency she worked for, maybe they do it the opposite way.....
  3. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

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    Oh....excellent. Did you make'em wear the little sailor outfits and punish them for english errors by making them take showers with said outfits on with no underwear or bra?

    oops, sorry, goddamn yellow fever....

    yeah, i hear you can make bank doing that english instruction oversea.
    But i'd rather see hot japanese girls.

    I love that book FRUITS
  4. Intangible

    Intangible 12oz Legend

    Joined: Jul 9, 2001 Messages: 17,479 Likes Received: 6
    South Korea....Pusan is a good place to teach english. I lived outside Pusan when I was 11. I actually helped teach english at the all korean school i attended...being the only whiteboy i was useful in such ways. I enjoyed korea allllllllot. Love the place, cant wait to go back someday.
  5. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

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    Hahahahaha.....man, the only reason I went was to sit at the front of the class and oggle at them. There's something so hot about girls that can't speak a word of English. They always made me origami. And they giggled all the fucking time. And wore school girl outfits. Oh man....it was intense. I had to periodically take water breaks.
  6. bigpoppa.k

    bigpoppa.k Elite Member

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    i know a lot of people that have done / are doing it... its a good experience, pretty good money, but i've heard some crazy horror stories. its not all that its cracked up to be..
  7. SukiSukiNow

    SukiSukiNow Dirty Dozen Crew

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    Try teaching English in Korea. They will treat you like a King and Queen. I believe they pay well plus you get free housing and will get invited to dinner all the time. If you're truly interested I'll ask my mom for info.
  8. blame

    blame Guest

    My sister did this in 2001 for a year or so, she really didnt like it at all, she said that culturally they are very very differnt and it didnt rub off on her well...i also hear everything is ridiculously expensive, and its really very hard to save...i also stronly recommend that you go to that cource, it will give you much perspective that can be applied through your own ways.

    good luck.
  9. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

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    ha ha ha, origami! heh heh, sorry, i have to steal that for my own personal use.
  10. effyoo

    effyoo Elite Member

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    Timely thread, I was thinking of this as an option myself...

    I was at the Black Dog last week and was talking to a chick who just got back from Korea and was teaching English there.
    She said the most lucrative place to teach was Korea, as well as the best place to have a "cultural experience".
    Japan, she said, was probably the easiest to live in, but the money wasn't as good.
    China, her Korean boyfriend said, was boring.

    She also said they want you to have a degree of some sort. But then again, its Asia. I think you just need to say "yes" if they ask.

    Hey, what places have you looked into, TT?
  11. causinpanic

    causinpanic Senior Member

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  12. serum

    serum Elite Member

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  13. Swiffer Jet

    Swiffer Jet Elite Member

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  14. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

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    haha, i was just about to say...

    hook up with serum, dude's got you covered in japan. and to reiterate what everyones said, korea is dope. plus, girls got asses in korea.

    you get my email the other night? no pressure to respond, just wanna make sure it made its way to you...

  15. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

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    serum, ill write you later, im running off to work right now. id like it more than 2 sentances.

    i know what im doing moving into a completly different culture. ive done it before and ill do it again. ive looked into japan mostly. korea would be cool but the whole north korea thing isnt so hot. hong kong would be awesome. but japan would be my first choice.