Pages of the Oasis

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Places to go in Riyadh

Here is a list of places you can visit while living (or visiting) Riyadh:
  • Malls - shopping is like a national sport here. See the post on Malls for the lowdown on each
  • Museum - there is an awesome museum here
  • Souks - marketplaces. See the post on 'souks' for descriptions of each
  • Camel market
  • DQ (diplomatic quarter)
  • Faisalia Tower

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Welcome to the ESL Oasis!
What you'll find here:
- teaching strategies and activity suggestions from other teachers
- links to cool and useful websites for teaching English in this part of the world
- advice and recommendations about how to settle in and live Saudi Arabia and other places in the Middle East

It is for:
- new teachers who have just arrived  in the Middle East
- seasoned teachers new to teaching in the Middle East looking for culturally specific teaching suggestions
- anyone interested in what it is like to live and work here