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LIVING & TEACHING IN SPAIN PART 2: Finding an Apartment in Madrid

LIVING & TEACHING IN SPAIN PART 2: Finding an Apartment in Madrid, Spain

So you've landed your teaching job in Spain, now it's time to start thinking about where to live? I'm just going to go ahead and let you know, finding an apartment in Spain is not exactly the easiest thing in the world to do. But, I'm here to help. Here's a complete guide to finding an apartment in Madrid.   In Case you Missed it: Living & Teaching in Spain Part 1: Getting the Job  [spacer height="20px"] Pre-Arrival Unless you already have someone in Madrid who is willing to do the groundwork for you and go around to different flats to...

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A Day in The Life of A BEDA Language Assistant

A Day in The Life of A BEDA Language Assistant: What Teaching in Spain is Really Like

Wondering what a day in the life of a language assistant in Spain is really like? Well, let me be the one to tell you, it´s not all glitz and glam. But, I can promise that no two days are the same, no two experiences will be the same; yet, everyday is an adventure.I'm here to give you a glance at a typical day for me. I teach primarily infantil (3-5 year olds), and a few 1st and 2nd grade classes. I chose Tuesday because it's the day that I teach almost all grade levels, as...

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Why I Chose to Teach Abroad in South Korea

Teaching abroad is something I was introduced back in 2006 while working in Germany as a camp counselor. I'd met travelers along the way who were teaching abroad, and I thought "Wow! How cool?! I wish I could do that", but never really thinking twice about it.[caption id="attachment_1742" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Me and my kiddos from Camp Adventure[/caption][caption id="attachment_1739" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Playing dress up[/caption][caption id="attachment_1740" align="aligncenter" width="603"] Me and fellow counselors[/caption]Fast forward to circa 2009, I was browsing the shelves at Barnes and Noble and I overheard a guy on the phone talking about his preparations...

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