I work for El Tulipan in Miraflores, which is a neighborhood of Lima, Peru. I don't have a work visa, like most English teachers in Peru. The type of school I work for is a school for learning many kinds of languages.I'm here as a "tourist" and get paid cash every Friday. I'm not able to save but I do break even with my living expenses.I plan to be here till June and then return again in December. By having experience with English students in a classroom (my practice teaching) and being TEFL certified.What school, company, or program are you working for? Im paid by the hour 20 soles and receive payment every Friday.My TEFL training has helped me become more organized in giving lessons and it gave me confidence in teaching in a classroom.Which country did you decide to teach English in and why?If you like to teach (like me), this job is very fulfilling and gratifying . Please explain the cultural aspects, public transportation, nightlife, social activities, food, expat community, dating scene, travel opportunities, etc. )Phone/communication - I have a prepaid cell phone, which is how most teachers in Peru purchase their phones How would you describe your standard of living?As an English teacher in Peru, I have a high standard of living. In your opinion, how much does someone need to earn in order to live comfortably?
I'm able to receive vacation time by giving them a week notice in advance. I'm ok with it since its in a great location with affordable rates. Rent/utilities - a day Food - a day Social activities - a day Transportation - 50 cents a day (or less!How long have you been in this country and how long do you plan to stay?3 years total, with a few months spent back in New York trying to figure out how to get back to Peru.(4)A person shall be deemed not to have attained a given age until the commencement of the relevant anniversary of the day of his birth.Every person who, having been born in Sierra Leone before the nineteenth day of April, 1971, or who was resident in Sierra Leone on the eighteenth day of April, 1971, and not the subject of any other State shall, on the nineteenth day of April, 1971, be deemed tobe a citizen of Sierra Leone by birth: Provided that- (a)his father or his grandfather was born in Sierra Leone; and (b)he is a person of negro African descent; Every person born in Sierra Leone on or after the nineteenth day of April, 1971, in the circumstances set out in section 2, shall be deemed to be a citizen of Sierra Leone by birth.(1)In this Act, unless a contrary intention appears- "Act" means Act of Parliament; "alien" means a person who is not a Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland; "certificate of naturalisation" means a certificate of naturalisation granted under this Act; "Commonwealth" means the Commonwealth as defined in subsection (3) of section 12 of this Act, and any dependency of any country names therein; "father" includes a natural, but not an adoptive father; "foreign country" means a country (other than the Republic of Ireland) that is not part of the Commonwealth; "the Minister" means the member of Cabinet charged with responsibility for matters relating to citizenship; "person of negro African descent" means a person whose father and father's father are or were negroes of African origin; "Sierra Leone Consulate" means an office of a consular officer of the Government of Sierra Leone or any other office as may be prescribed for the purposes of this Act; (2)For the purpose of this Act, a person born aboard a registered or unregistered ship or aircraft of the Government of any country shall be deemed to have been born in the place in which the ship or aircraft was registered or, as the case may be, in that country.(3)A person shall, for the purpose of this Act, be of full age if he has attained the age of twenty-one years, and of full capacity if he is not of unsound mind.Every person whose mother is or was a citizen of Sierra Leone by virtue of sections 2,3, 4 and 5 and who does not or did not acquire the citizenship of another State shall be deemed to be a citizen of Sierra Leone by birth.Every woman who is not a Sierra Leonean and who is or has been married to a Sierra Leone citizen, may, on application being made by her in the manner prescribed, be granted a certificate of naturalization.Why did you decide to get TEFL certified and choose International TEFL Academy? The practicum was a great addition because it gave me hands-on experience on how to teach in a real classroom.The person I taught surfing in Lima recommended looking into getting a TEFL certification, since he also had his TEFL. Also, my instructor was very helpful in guiding me through the class.