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Teaching English in Russia and Ukraine

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Is it possible to earn a living teaching English in Russia or Ukraine? Yes, you can definitely earn a living teaching English here. As an English teacher in Russia or Ukraine the pay isn’t much, but nor are your expenses. As of 2013, you can make between $10 – $20 per hour, depending on the city and the school. And if you’re a go-getter, you can work as much as you want. There really is no shortage of language schools in Russia and Ukraine, and they all love having a native speaker on staff. And while on the subject of ... Read More »

Do you work in Ukraine?

Question: Do you work in Ukraine? Yes, I did work in Ukraine during my first year here, and I did so completely by the book. That is, I got my “Ч.П.”…Russian for, “Private Entrepreneurship.” I worked as both an English teacher and a guitar teacher. Although teaching guitar was the only job I’d had my whole life and the business I’d sold back in Arizona, it felt new and interesting to me teaching guitar entirely in Russian. It was also great practice for my language skills. Until then, I hadn’t learned the words for “diminished chord” or “alternate picking”! Soon, ... Read More »