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Title: Freelance English Teaching in Eastern Europe
Subtitle: A Perspective from R.P.
Written By: Christopher Stanling
Description:

"Freelance English Teaching in Eastern Europe - A Perspective from R.P."
features exclusive insights and anecdotes about living in E. Europe and
working as a freelance English teacher - an exciting occupation for college
students and graduates hoping to integrate into the local work force. It
has 43 chapters including The Nature of Work and Qualifications; English
the International Language; Outsourcing, Multinational Corporations and
English; Eastern Europe Turns to English; Job Offers, Competition, and
Cowboy Schools; the School Contract; Advertising; Combining Work With
Travel and Entertainment; Impressions From a Different Culture, and
Conditions, Resources, and Contract for Freelancing.

Readers won’t find such an extensive, information-rich account of EFL work
and social climate in the region in any other book, useful for
teacher-traveler types who wish to broaden their horizons and combine work
with travel, those wishing to learn about foreign culture, professional EFL
teachers seeking to better informed, career-minded people who want to
enrich their CV or resume, those wishing to be more competitive in the
international job market, and any potential entrepreneurs for the ELT
industry. Tutors and consultants who wish to venture into the E. European
ELT market for the first time as freelancers should find the book invaluable.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781443800372
Pages: 125
Prices: U.K. £ 29.99