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toddarm



Joined: 12 Apr 2017
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:25 pm    Post subject: Language Link work study program Reply with quote

Has anyone participated in this?

What was the phone interview like?

What did the pre - interview tefl task involve?
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Spasibo



Joined: 02 Dec 2015
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Considering they pay like crap, it equates to almost 3rd world labor. They will pass you off as a native teacher but you will get much less than a regular teacher. I would say pass on this.

LL is known to treat teachers with disdain.
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geobly158



Joined: 04 Oct 2016
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Location: Melbourne, Australia

PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Don't they all 'pay like crap'?? I thought LL were better than EF for example.
And if you want to also study Russian.. how many schools offer that?
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Spasibo



Joined: 02 Dec 2015
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah all the major schools like EF, LL, BKC have low wages. If you want to study Russian I would do it properly and go to an accredited school. Who knows what kind of instructors LL is providing. Don't mix work with study.
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elkotik



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Such programmes are a waste and a way to try and lure people to the country.
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nickgrace1



Joined: 18 Nov 2014
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This just looks bad. You spend 50% of your time learning Russian but you have to pay for it and then you get paid for teaching the rest of your time. So in other words it seems they just use you to make money and what exactly do you get from it? Is it an actual qualification?
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