Author Archives: Fran Austin

About Fran Austin

Fran has been an EFL teacher since 2005 and joined the Oxford TEFL team in 2011. She is qualified in Trinity Cert. TESOL, Trinity Dip. TESOL and has a Diploma in Educational Management. As well as being the TESOL Coordinator at Oxford TEFL When she arrived in Barcelona she never planned to stay, but the city got its grip on her soon enough and she still loves the lifestyle and culture of this wonderful city.

Bulgaria – Graduate Comment and Information

Sofia, Bulgaria – Kate Tingley (September 2010) Why Sofia? Without a doubt, Sofia is an up and coming place to be; full of fun back streets, underground bars, hot springs and gypsy markets as well as boasting hundreds of theatres, … Continue reading

Russia Information and Graduate Comment

St.Petersburg – Diana Bruk, August 2010 As a native speaking teacher, finding work in Russia is pretty much a mathematical certainty, as the demand is high and the number of applicants in pretty low. Nonetheless, I found applying online to … Continue reading

Costa Rica Graduate Comment

By Carrie Torres I have been teaching in Costa Rica since September, 2009. Prior to that, I was teaching in Barcelona for two years. As you can imagine, these are two very different countries. I wanted to relocate somewhere which was fairly … Continue reading

Saltzburg, Austria – Graduate Comment and Information

Salzburg, Austria – Jan Harwood, May 2010 I’ve been working in the beautiful city of Salzburg, Austria since the beginning of the 2010/11 school year. I actually found my job as a Resident Assistant at the American International School while … Continue reading

China Location information and links

China – Fred Soulie – May 2010 My tesol has taken me to China, I work for English First, in Xi’an which is in Shaanxi province. I am really enjoying it and getting some very useful experience. Before coming here I had … Continue reading