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Teaching English abroad is not anywhere near similar to being a Teacher in the States or Europe. You can get a TEFL, TESOL or CELTA (teaching certificates) in 30 days, online or through classes. It’s a bit alarming being in front of a class full of students who are waiting to hear you talk, but once you get the method, then you can teach anywhere in the world, with only English. Learning the local language helps you in your regular life, but it’s not essential to teach English at all. You can teach English at any level using only English with the right method.
You might be thinking of emigration, but this is just being an expat. I taught English in China for two years, and there are a lot of people who are otherwise useless who live a nice middle class lifestyle because they grew up in America or any other English-speaking country and moved abroad. Teaching jobs are not growing more scarce, in fact demand is growing heavily. You can make tons of money teaching in Korea or Japan if you’re willing to stay for 1, 2, or 3+ years. If you’re serious about an interest in Japanese culture and architecture, start out by teaching somewhere for a year, learn Japanese in your spare time, and have an awesome adventure. Other than paying for your TEFL certificate, you get paid to do all that! Bored? You can do the same thing in Thailand.
Easiest way to see the world.