I Am Currently Teaching Abroad

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    Your Documents, Please – Part 2

    by Kèni Kurata It may be annoying to get stopped by the police so many times, but not all encounters with the police are bad. As a matter of fact, I wouldn’t say I’ve had too many bad experiences with the police. I’ve gotten so used to being stopped by the police that...
    KeniKurata KeniKurata
    26-30, M
    Feb 22, 2011

    Truth About Camp At BKC-ih Moscow

    Ok so here’s the truth – camp is a lot of work with great benefits, so for the lazy I suggest you remain in Moscow over summer where the work load is rather light but you’ll be on call and doing covers left, right and centre. For the ones that are not afraid of...
    silvijapozenel silvijapozenel
    Nov 4, 2010

    Russia: Working In Moscow

    To begin with I spent a year in Moscow and I thought I'd write about my experience in case you're thinking of going there to teach at some time in the future. To begin with, I'm pleased to say that my overall experience was a positive one. My job was interesting, the school was...
    phillipdonnelly phillipdonnelly
    Nov 4, 2010

    Your Documents Please – Part 1

    by Kèni Kurata I’m sure everyone has heard a few horror stories about the Russian police. When describing the Russian police, words like rude, corrupt, direct, uncaring, indifferent and annoying come to mind. Very few people have positive things to say about the police...
    KeniKurata KeniKurata
    26-30, M
    Feb 19, 2011

    My Experiences Of Working At Bkc-ih

    I am a 28-year old Englishman.  I got a contract to work for BKC-IH during the summer of 2010.  I arrived in Moscow on 12thJuly and taught my first lesson 4 days later.  I left on 28thAugust, having been in Moscow for nearly seven weeks.   I was given an...
    martinpope martinpope
    Nov 4, 2010

    What's Russian For Maybe?

    Moscow is, to coin a phrase, a happening place. Things happen in Moscow. Moscow is the very heart of Russia, and is still going through a radical metamorphosis.All that stuff you thought you knew about Russia? Forget it. That's just history. Moscow is changing daily. Whatever...
    SmithSteve SmithSteve
    31-35, M
    Feb 22, 2011
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