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Jozef



Joined: 20 May 2004
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Location: The Baltic Area

PostPosted: Tue Jun 01, 2004 9:09 am    Post subject: Too old? Reply with quote

Hello

It may sound a bit momotonous to return to the same subject again,
but I still haven't got a clue about this very urgent question.

It's about age,

Is one considered too old by most employers, if one is 44 years of age and considering to start a new career as an English teacher?

This means, regarding the fact, that I do not consider myself to be too old at all, and that I am still as vital and flexible as I was for about 15 years ago.

What frightens me most of all, is being selected away from the electronic application system beforehand, because of my calendar age, before even having a chance of meeting someone face-to-face, and prove that age doesn't mean that much after all.

With best regards

Jozef
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grahamb



Joined: 30 Apr 2003
Posts: 1349

PostPosted: Tue Jun 01, 2004 9:14 am    Post subject: Age-old question Reply with quote

It depends on where you are. Maturity is respected in some countries but not in others.
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Hector_Lector



Joined: 20 Apr 2004
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 04, 2004 6:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Momotonous - monotonous with no teeth.

44? I remember 44. However, I did start out 21 years ago.

You are only too old when you are dead.

Try Language Link - Slovakia, Russia and other places - some of their teachers started out at 65.
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