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The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad  

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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
Berlin
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Austria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Vienna
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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
JesperMains added Copenhagen
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Russia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Moscow
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France is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Paris
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Spain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Madrid
7
Greece is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
PanagiotisStavropoulos added Athens
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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Kiev
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Italy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Rome
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Slovenia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
stpavel added Ljubljana
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United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
added added London
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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Ankara
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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Brasília
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India is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
New Delhi
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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
added added Washington, D.C.
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Japan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Tokyo
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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Seoul
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Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
San José
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Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Hanoi
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Ghana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Accra
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Dominican Republic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Santo Domingo
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Laos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Adder added Vientiane
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Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Stephanie Cheung added Taipei
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China is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Countries to Teach English Abroad
Beijing