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June 30, 2016


In our sixth installment of the TEFLPlus Spotlight, we head on over to the northeast of Thailand to meet up with Jasper in Sisaket. It has been a few months since Jasper completed his 4-week TEFL training course at TEFLplus

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September 30, 2014


Banks and credit card companies have been working hard to keep your money safe. When they notice a change in your spending habits, like using your card in a foreign country, your account might be automatically frozen. If your account

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July 17, 2014


I just returned from my 90-day report at the Patong Immigration office and was pleasantly surprised by how easy it was. Previously, in this article, I described how to do the 90-day check-in, including how to complete the “form for

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December 25, 2013


All of us at TEFLPlus would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas! Our last TEFL course ended just a couple of weeks ago and with many schools and businesses closed for the holidays, this is a great time to

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December 19, 2013


In our fifth installment of the TEFLPlus Spotlight, we caught up with Luke, an avid cyclist, who completed our August 2011 4-week TEFL course over two years ago! He started out as an English teacher in the northeast and recently

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November 13, 2013


We’ve been receiving more and more requests from employers around the world to verify our trainees’ TEFL certificates. Of course we’re always happy to oblige. When you apply for a job, the hiring manager will often want to know if

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October 15, 2013


Would you ever complain about the beach being “too sandy”? Or would you really believe that those $5 Ray-Ban sunglasses are real? Travelling abroad always has its share of surprises, but some of these ridiculous complaints to travel agents will

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October 3, 2013


In our fourth installment of the TEFLPlus Spotlight, we caught up with Meghan who completed her TEFL training in our April 16 TEFL course last year. Almost a year and a half of living in Phuket has treated her well.

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September 18, 2013


Top up your Thai mobile phone, check your balance and more…all from your handset If you are coming to Thailand for a holiday or you’re planning to move here on a more permanent basis, having a mobile phone is essential.

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September 3, 2013


Earning your TEFL certificate at TEFLPlus can give you the tools you need to travel the world and have the chance to make a difference. It just takes four weeks, and you don’t need any prior teaching experience to apply.

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