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The Adventurous Streak By Yik Kwei
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In this Malaysian tale, a young man decides to leave his gambling father and Pulau Tikus to seek his own future in a different town. He boards the train to Markata, changes his name and prepares to... More > begin a new chapter. “In the first half of the last century in the then Malaya, one’s social standing in the Chinese community depended on wealth, or heritage or profession. Yik Kwei’s “The Adventurous Streak” gives us a first hand view of that past era, to be treasured as much as the characters living within it. Readers will be moved by this tale of changing times leading to that all too familiar struggle between filial past, and opportunistic future. Historians of the Perakanan culture, as well as descendants may gain much more from these true to life characters given voice once more.” Dr Audrey Tang, Author of Be a Great Manager, and Chartered Psychologist for UK Sky TV’s “The Chrissy B Show”.< Less
Teaching English in a Foreign Land By Barry O'Leary
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Follow Barry around the world as he tells the story of how teaching English as a foreign language changes his life. After doing a TEFL course in London, he flies to South America alone. He has no job... More > to go to but hopes that teaching English will fund his travels – ultimately, it opens up opportunities all over the world. During Barry’s two-year TEFL adventure he has several nervy encounters with local louts in Ecuador and Brazil, collapses after a trip to Machu Picchu, gets stuck next to ecstasy raving loonies and a transvestite on a Greyhound Bus across America, struggles to settle Down Under, finds himself working for strict Catholic nuns in Bangkok, and meets some sex mad Babushkas on the Trans-Mongolian railway. This book is essential for anyone who wants to see how rewarding it can be to teach English in a foreign land.< Less
Stories from elsewhere By Jim Curtiss
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Does living abroad equate with easy living? How green is the grass over there, anyways? Having spent years living in various European countries, the author presents the absurd, the mundane, and the... More > sometimes sublime situations that the cultural sojourner experiences. A collection of non-fiction and fiction, Stories from elsewhere will make you laugh out loud, and perhaps even lead you to consider your place – and your country’s place – in the world around you. A must-read for anyone who has spent time in a foreign land (or dreams of it) and a good starting point for those considering a move abroad.< Less
Stories from elsewhere By Jim Curtiss
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Does living abroad equate with easy living? How green is the grass over there, anyways? Having spent years living in various European countries, the author presents the absurd, the mundane, and the... More > sometimes sublime situations that the cultural sojourner experiences. A collection of non-fiction and fiction, Stories from elsewhere will make you laugh out loud, and perhaps even lead you to consider your place – and your country’s place – in the world around you. A must-read for anyone who has spent time in a foreign land (or dreams of it) and a good starting point for those considering a move abroad.< Less
Dear Mum and Dad By Terry Wheeler
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Our friends are convinced that we are mad.To be honest, they have always suspected this and our determination to take three children and a new-born baby to France has done nothing but confirm their... More > worst fears. Even now I can remember the first glimpse we had of the Vaucluse Plateau and Mont Ventoux. With the scent of lavender, thyme, rosemary and pine in our nostrils we drove south through a little pine forest and then the plateau spread out in front of us, dominated by the mountain. There are moments in our lives which, when seen with the benefit of hindsight, prove to have been pivotal and this was one of them, although at the time we were blissfully unaware of it. The spell was almost wrought and we set out on the path from which there would be no deviation.< Less
A Guide To Getting A Job Teaching English As A Foreign Language By Shawn Siferd
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(32 Pages) One of the things people don’t think is possible is living and working abroad. The truth is that it is very possible and extremely attainable. What you will find in this short 18... More > page informative book is how to obtain the necessary information and skills to be employable in a foreign country as an English language teacher. I know what you must be thinking, “I can’t teach English.” The truth is most of the teachers teaching abroad couldn’t teach English when they got their first teaching job, but with experience they have become English teachers. In all actuality most of the English teachers teaching English as a foreign language or EFL are not actually licensed teachers. By the time you are finished reading this book you will have all of your questions answered and you will be able to find the location, the job, and the salary that you want. So what are you waiting for? Turn the page, change your life, and get a job guaranteed!< Less
In the Shadow of the Dragon's Back By Rachel Odhner Longstaff
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The book is the story of a young American girl living in South Africa during the early years of apartheid (1948-1960). One of six children of a Swedenborgian minister who was sent to South Africa to... More > establish a theological school for Africans, the author reaches back into this unique time and place in an effort to rediscover the culture that influenced her own adult attitudes. Rather than following a strictly chronological format, the story is laid out in a series of verbal snapshots, supported by photographs. Family life, experienced through the eyes of a child living in a complex environment, contrasts with the lives of those who were impacted by the institutionalized racism of apartheid. Examples of the Acts of apartheid at the end of each chapter include news articles, interviews, and commentary. After returning permanently to America as a teenager the author uncovers those artifacts of the past that inform her place in the world today.< Less
Ireland Ever After, An American in Ireland: The Blog By Lesley Hager Concannon
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Ireland Ever After, An American in Ireland: The Blog is the book version of the sarcastic and humorous blog, Ireland Ever After, written by American woman, Lesley Hager Concannon. Lesley got... More > married, moved to Ireland with her Irish husband, changed careers and had a baby all while getting used to marriage and living in a foreign country.< Less
JAPAN 320: Out of the Bubble By Halah Mohamed
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JAPAN 320: Out of the Bubble is a study-abroad journal compiled over a one-year period. International exchange programs are not just about visiting another country, but also about becoming a part of... More > its culture, as well as the in and outs of daily life. Even the smallest moment can impact one's impression, and those that may seem to be overwhelming can turn out to be quite the opposite. In this journal, I did my best to capture the essence of my experience and show what it was like to live in Nagoya, Japan.< Less
Kingdom of Sharks By Andrew Johnston
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It's a bad start to one's career: Alone in a foreign country, broke, homeless, living on borrowed time with an expired visa. That was just the start of one teacher's sojourn through the People's... More > Republic of China. It started in an enclave of the social elite, winding through isolated farming villages before concluding in a burgeoning financial center. And at each stop, a sea of friendly, smiling faces - the smile of a predator longing to tear off a piece for himself. This is the Middle Kingdom, a place where business is savage and nothing is free of its influence - not even education.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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