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25 White Lies Every English Teacher Abroad Has Told At Least Once

When you’re working as an English teacher abroad, there are some things it’s just easier to lie about.

1. I know exactly what I’m doing.

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2. I’m not worried about the responsibility. At all.

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3.  I’m not going to spend all my wages on travelling – travelling is exhausting.

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4. I won’t upload all my photos to Facebook. I don’t want to make everyone jealous.

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5. It won’t matter if I go out tonight. I just won’t drink much.

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6. I can probably teach when hungover anyway. Nobody will know.

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7. I can easily plan my lessons at the last second.

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8. Everyone already speaks English anyway, right? 

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9. I love all of my classes. So much. They never misbehave. Ever.

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10. Yeah, I’ll give up my lunch break to teach some more English. Happily.

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11. We’ll just play games. Hangman can’t possibly spiral out of control.

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12. I definitely know all the English grammar rules there are to know.

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13. I actually don’t think there is a rule for what you just asked me though.

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14. I want you to ask me in English so that you learn, not because I didn’t understand what you said.

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15.  I understand everything.

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16. I only spelled that word wrong to test you.

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17. Yes, I know the Queen.

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18. I actually am related to royalty, yeah.

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19. Of course my school looked like Hogwarts.

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20. That’s what all British schools look like.

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21. Yes, I’ll come back to visit all the time.

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22. I’ll miss you all a lot.

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23. Of course I’ll send you a postcard while I’m travelling.

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24. I’m definitely fluent in the language now.

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25. I can’t wait to go home and get a ~real~ job.

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One thing that isn’t a lie: you don’t regret a second of it.

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