Amanda Kendle has taught English to foreigners in four countries. She learned along the way how being a traveler can serve as a tremendous asset for teachers of English:
I was a traveler before I became an English teacher, but I soon discovered that these two things fit together remarkably well. So far, I’ve … definitely realized it’s no coincidence that nearly all my colleagues have the travel bug as bad as I do.
Are you an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, who hasn’t yet become a traveler? Or a traveler who’s considering dabbling in some English teaching? Here are a few reasons that can often mean doing both is a great idea.