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Selecting an International School: Tip #7 – Does the school feature a curriculum that is consistent with your future plans?

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"Most of us international school teachers start off in a school that teaches in the same curriculum as your home country.  After all, your home country curriculum is what you have the most experience…Continue

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Discussion Topic: Standing at the check-out counter in your host country can get uncomfortable!!! Can you relate to this feeling?

Posted on January 30, 2013 at 6:23pm 0 Comments

"How much do you need to say when you are going through the check-out line?  Not much usually. Just get your items through the scanner, swipe your credit card, bag your goods up in a reusable bag that you brought and then you get on your way.

Screen Shot 2013-01-29 at 8.51.08 PM It is not always that easy though.  Every once and awhile you get a cashier that decides to have a chat with you.  If you don’t know the local language so…

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