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.

Khazakhstan – Graduate Comments

Regarding Kazakhstan, I would tell anybody who wanted to teach there to “go for it”. The main things I enjoyed were meeting some very lovely people and being submerged in a totally different culture. Having said that, once was enough … Continue reading

South Korea, Jeju-do

Jeju Island, South Korea – Luke Brazell, August 2009 Hi. My name is Luke Brazell. I’ve been living in South Korea on Jeju Island for 6 months now. I got the job through Jason Smith at who is a fantastic recruiter. If you … Continue reading

Prague Graduate comment (Czech Republic)

Prague – Luke Brazell – August 2009 The Golden City. The City of 100 Spires. Praha. Whatever you wish to call it, Prague is home. I arrived here in August of 2009. I did TEFL certificate at Oxford TEFL. It offered excellent training, … Continue reading

Indonesia Information and Graduate Comment

Jakarta, Indonesia – Ben Phillips (May 2009) My name is Ben Philips and I’m currently living in Jakarta. I’m employed by Wall Street Institute The way I found this job was via Dave’s ESL Cafe: International Job Board. At the moment … Continue reading

Living & working in Hong Kong – Graduate Comment

This is Alan Wong, one of the DipTESOL graduates from Aug 2007, Bacelona. I am currently working for English for Asia (this company is also a Trinity Representative) in Hong Kong, China.  There is a huge demand in qualified Native … Continue reading