I have officially completed one full week teaching English at in Loja, Ecuador. It's been interesting, and I can't say I'm thrilled at this point. The way things are done here is so different than at home, it's hard to go with the flow. I was offered the job by the school's "international recruiter" which was interesting. There was really no interview, just a conversation about Loja. I was told I started Monday so I started thinking of a lesson to introduce myself and have students introduce themselves. My questions about who and when I would be teaching remained unanswered until Monday at 3:00 when I was supposed to meet with one of the managers. She was out that day. So I was eventually filled in, told that I'd be teaching teens. If anyone knows me, this was my biggest nightmare scenario. So I started Tuesday night, from 3-6, one hour each to 3 Teen classes at the same level which is supposed to be Early Intermediate since they've
Follow my experiences fro an onsite CELTA class in Montanita to Loja, where I worked as a teacher of EFL. Teaching English as a foreign language was an exciting experience, as was immersing myself in the culture of Ecuador. I also traveled to Cuenca, Riobamba, Banos, Quito, and The Galapagos Islands after my teaching stint was over.