Reflections on Life Abroad: How to Live with No Regrets

  When I turned twenty five, I was a volunteer English teacher in Chilean Patagonia. My host family threw me a big party, and my host mother, Maria Teresa, had a few things to say. “When I was your age,” she announced to my friends and me, “I had two sons. I had a house. I had farmland. […]

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Hand Gestures You Need to Know Before Teaching Abroad in Argentina

You’ve heard it from us before; learning the language is an important part of of your teach abroad experience. But, what about those non-verbal cues? The nods, the winks, the finger flicks. Those are just as important to understanding not only the conversation, but the culture too! If you decide to take the IDELT in […]

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Teaching English in Argentina: The Inside Scoop with Lauren Davis

Lauren could be described as a typical EFL teacher in many ways, yet the route she took led her to places she might not have anticipated!  After she graduated college, she left Boulder, Colorado, to teach English abroad.  After completing a year-long teaching contract in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she moved to New Orleans for a […]

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Teaching English in Argentina: What to Expect

Country Overview Thinking of teaching in Argentina? This European-influenced South America country continually draws foreign teachers to cities like capital Buenos Aires, where tango dancing, open-air plazas, and café culture provide a cosmopolitan vibe. Outside the capital, Argentina also offers such diverse pursuits as Andes Mountain skiing, scenic tours of wine country and, for the […]

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Spotlight on Argentina: Top Five Reasons to Go to Buenos Aires!

  I recently had the opportunity to spend a month in Buenos Aires, Argentina. While I wasn’t taking a TEFL course, I was working full-time at BridgeArgentina, took Spanish classes, and lived with a host family, so I feel like I did get a glimpse into the life of an IDELT student. Here are my […]

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