Club A

Teaching ESL in Costa Rica is a Dream!

I have been fortunate enough to teach in several beautiful countries as an ESL (or TEFL) teacher. However, teaching in Costa Rica has to be my favourite and most rewarding experience yet. I am still relativel...

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My Experience Teaching English in Costa Rica

After ten years of doing Accounting in the states, I felt the need for a big change. I had previously lived in another country and was beginning to feel the need for a new culture and a new experience. I decided to try to teach English in a Spanish-speaking country, so that ...

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Club A Volunteer

One aspect of Estelar that I truly adore is volunteering at Club A, which is a charity that was created by Estelar in order to help impoverished children. Every week, volunteers teach young kids English and try to mentor them. I have been going to Club A weekly, and each wee...

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Why volunteer for Instituto Estelar Bilingue


I believe that to volunteer while studying abroad is to travel with awareness. You get the opportunity to see what many people don’t see, but should, and you learn about the culture on a more social and political level. Volunteerin...

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Volunteering with Club A in Costa Rica

“I like jumping!”

“So do I!”

Imagine some rhythmic handclapping and jumps to go along with these chants and you have a pretty good idea about the atmos...

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