English Teacher X

Biography

English Teacher X is a fifteen-year veteran of many bizarre adventures in many bizarre countries, while working in many bizarre English language school.

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Books

Requiem for a Vagabond: Middle Aged in the Middle East
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
At age 40, English Teacher X makes a major life change. He leaves behind a world of debauchery and drunkenness in Russia, and takes a job in the strictest Islamic Kingdom in the Middle East. His life suddenly full of sunshine, sobriety, and an adult-type salary, he finds himself content. But things rarely run smoothly in the world according to ETX, and soon he finds himself adrift again ...
Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In the year 2000, English Teacher X moved to the bankrupt, frozen, desolate country of Russia, seeking a quiet life. Instead, he found himself the center of attention of the gorgeous, sexy, amoral, and abundant female population of the city of Vodkaberg. At first bewildered and uncomfortable with the attention, he soon found himself staying far longer than he had planned, and longer than was wise.
Doofus and Valiant: A Short Comic Collection
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
(4.00)
Those two lovable scamps, Doofus and Valiant, are back again, in order to demonstrate what makes a good teacher of English a foreign language; and more importantly, what makes a lazy, stupid, shiftless, dirty, drunken, lecherous mess of an English teacher.
How To Survive Living Abroad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(4.00)
The good news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. The bad news? It's now easier than ever to move abroad to live and work. In response to the mass exodus of the disaffected from Western countries, English Teacher X is back again, to cast his cynical but always perceptive eye on the concept of life abroad, with this hilarious survival guide for once and future expats.
Speaking Activities That Don't Suck
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
One of the most painful aspects of any TEFL job is getting the students to speak. Far too many teachers exhaust themselves trying to entertain and motivate surly or shy students - but yet again English Teacher X is here to help. Here is a book full of clear, succint, and EFFECTIVE ways to give your students NO CHOICE but to produce HUGE AMOUNTS of English in a variety of classroom situations.
To Travel Hopelessly
Series: English Teacher X: The Burnout Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00)
English Teacher X follows up his debut book with this raw and vivid memoir of his first five years teaching English abroad. In 1995 a young backpacker answered a newspaper ad and inadvertently became English Teacher X, working between 1995 and 2000 in seven different cities in five different countries, encountering exploitative employers, degenerate colleagues, and eager "foreigner groupies."

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