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List of the Best Countries to Teach English Abroad ranked from best to worst. Almost a billion people worldwide seek to learn the English language each year, providing prospective teachers gainful employment in dozens of interesting nations. Whether you are a recent college graduate, a retiree looking for a second career or just an individual looking for a job change, teaching English abroad could be the opportunity that you are looking for.

What makes a country ideal for teaching English abroad? There are many schools of thought on the subject. Spain is great for young college grads, looking to extend the college experience while making good money. Costa Rica offers English language teachers fair pay in an area with a low cost of living and in Vietnam teachers are earning great wages while getting a classic Asian experience.

If you're looking to make the best salary possible the United Arab Emirates is the place for you. Besides offering a great pay rate, the UAE offers English language teachers free airfare, furnished housing and even health insurance.

So which country is the best to teach English abroad? Vote on this list and let us know why that country provides the best experience for people teaching English over seas.
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Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Germany Berlin

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Austria Vienna

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+ - 118 27
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Denmark Copenhagen

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+ - 165 62
Russia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Russia Moscow

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+ - 158 60
Spain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Spain Madrid

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+ - 157 61
France is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
France Paris

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+ - 152 67
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad

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+ - 134 55
Greece is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Greece Athens

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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Ukraine Kiev

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+ - 142 84
Italy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Italy Rome

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+ - 63 25
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Slovenia Ljubljana

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United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad

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+ - 76 93
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Turkey Ankara

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
United States of America Washington, D.C.

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Brazil Brasília

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Japan Tokyo

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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
South Korea Seoul

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Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Costa Rica San José

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+ - 48 84
India is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
India New Delhi

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+ - 36 66
Ghana is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Ghana Accra

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Laos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Laos Vientiane

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+ - 38 74
Dominican Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo

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+ - 43 86
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Vietnam Hanoi

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Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Taiwan Taipei

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China is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
China Beijing

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+ - 33 74
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Indonesia Jakarta

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Chile is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Chile Santiago

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Thailand is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Thailand Bangkok

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+ - 27 75
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
North Korea Pyongyang

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Mexico Mexico City

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United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad

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+ - 21 127
Qatar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Qatar Doha

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+ - 21 131
Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Saudi Arabia Riyadh