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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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192 57
Germany is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Germany Berlin

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2
164 59
Austria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Austria Vienna

3
166 67
Russia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Russia Moscow

4
120 32
Denmark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
JesperMains added Denmark Copenhagen

5
161 67
Spain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Spain Madrid

6
159 67
France is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
France Paris

7
154 72
Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad

8
135 58
Greece is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Greece Athens

9
134 76
Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Ukraine Kiev

10
143 88
Italy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Italy Rome

11
64 29
Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
stpavel added Slovenia Ljubljana

12
37 31
United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
added added United Kingdom London

13
77 98
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Turkey Ankara

14
34 37
United States of America is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
added added United States of America Washington, D.C.

15
56 79
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Brazil Brasília

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56 88
India is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
India New Delhi

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80 133
Japan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Japan Tokyo

18
66 111
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
South Korea Seoul

19
52 93
Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Costa Rica San José

20
36 67
Ghana is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Ghana Accra

21
38 75
Dominican Republic is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo

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19 39
Laos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Adder added Laos Vientiane

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44 88
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Vietnam Hanoi

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5 15
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Stephanie Cheung added Taiwan Taipei

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43 91
China is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
China Beijing

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34 77
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Indonesia Jakarta

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34 79
Chile is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Chile Santiago

28
32 76
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Thailand Bangkok

29
27 79
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
pan__Ali added North Korea Pyongyang

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39 122
Mexico is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Mexico Mexico City

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31 127
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad

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21 129
Qatar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Qatar Doha

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22 134
Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Saudi Arabia Riyadh