Living and Teaching English in Argentina - Habits, Customs & Curiosities
As one of the most developed countries in the Latin American region, Argentina is a very popular destination for teaching English as a foreign language.
Jobs are relatively plentiful in Buenos Aries and several other cities, such as Cordoba, Rosario and Mendoza.
If you choose Argentina as your location for teaching EFL you will also find plenty to enjoy away from the classroom, including stunning national parks, glorious beaches, and countless carnivals and fiestas.
The local cuisine is no less impressive, with high-quality local wine and world famous Argentine beef readily available at affordable prices.
Why not take a look at these guides and start planning your adventure today?
Argentina is located in the southern portion of South America and shares borders with Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay.
View this infographic for a range of information such as where to go, things to see and do, when to travel, the food you should try during your stay, and some cultural guidance to help you settle in.
Elsewhere, a trek up the Aconcagua, the largest mountain outside Asia, and learning to tango are also very popular.
Its distance from the Equator makes it an ideal destination for teachers seeking a seasonal climate in the Americas.
Of the many attractions to enjoy, Casa Rosada and Plaza San Martin are highlights of Buenos Aries.
Ultimately, Argentina is a great country to teach EFL in for anyone with a relaxed attitude to life.
Argentina has long been a favorite destination for EFL teachers wishing to work in a Spanish speaking country.
Argentina is the 8th largest nation in the world and the largest of all Spanish speaking countries.
As well as highlighting the country's geographical features, this graphic also has a brief history guide, as well as information on what prospective teachers can expect to eat, see, hear and do during their time in Argentina.
If you are thinking of joining them, take a look at these facts about the country.
It has varied landscapes that include subtropical rainforests in the north, subarctic tundra in the south, the towering Andes Mountains in the west and the flat plains of the Pampas in the east.
At the end of a long week of teaching you will be glad to know that Argentines love to let their hair down.
Unusually, much of the country’s wine is grown at high altitude with low humidity in 6 mountainous regions - Salta, Catamarca, La Rioja, San Juan, Mendoza and Patagonia.
Whether you are a wine connoisseur or simply interested to find out more, this guide offers a good introduction to the wines of Argentina.
However, you may be surprised to learn that one of the country's favorite tipples is wine and that Argentina accounts for 5.6% of the world’s wine production.
In fact, Argentina lays claim to the highest altitude vineyards in the world, these are found between 7,545 and 10,200 feet in the Upper Calchaqui Valleys.
With a population of over 40 million, Argentina has a large demand for qualified English language teachers.
Did you know that Argentina’s name was originally derived from Argentum, the Latin word for silver?
Although Christianity is the prominent religion in the country, Argentina is also home to the largest Jewish population in South America.
If it is somewhere that interests you, read on for some interesting facts about the country.
Most people are aware that the official language in Argentina is Spanish, but are you aware that English, French and German are also commonly spoken?
As the largest city and the country’s capitol, Buenos Aires is where you will find the largest job market for foreign teachers, however, there are several other smaller cities to consider, including Cordoba, Rosario, Mendoza and Tucuman.
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