A potential student for the TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Institute emailed me last month about what I thought about taking the TEFL course online. I thought I’d share my response: The TEFL course online was pretty easy. I’m a classroom learner but I felt it was still very interactive. It’s still up … Continue reading Learning to teach English and Teaching English
People ask us all the time “Why Peru” apparently I haven’t written about that either. Honestly, going abroad is something we decided on a whim and we went with. After that we decided we wanted to live abroad for a year or two, and Matthew wanted to go to South America so that he could … Continue reading An Update on Life
We have packed up the house, finished our TEFL course, completed our observation hours, had a farewell shin-dig (see the photos), and are now off visiting family. TEFL Certification As previously mentioned Matthew and I have taken a class online with the TEFL Institute to become certified to teach English. We’ve turned in all of … Continue reading Farewell Pennsylvania
Today is my husband’s last day at work. I am so proud of him being able to take this huge leap of faith with me. Please keep us in your prayers during our adventure of life around the world together. This is pretty monumental. If you know my husband you know that Matthew is a … Continue reading Matthew’s last day at work
Hey, I’m Erica, and I am getting to know the world – one country at a time with my best friend/husband Matthew. We have decided to press the “stop button” on our current lives in the United States for a year or two and live in other countries for 6 months at a time. While … Continue reading Hello world!
Hey, I’m Erica, and I am getting to know the world – one country at a time with my best friend/husband Matthew. My husband and I packed up our house and quit our jobs to travel and explore the world. http://www.gettingtoknowtheworld.com aims to be a compilations of our adventures, life lessons, foreign teaching experiences, travel … Continue reading How the Adventure Began