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Living and Working in China: A Short and Sweet Experience

In the summer of 2011, I was honoured and privileged to be invited to live and work in China. Prior to this, I had never even left my home continent of Europe and, barring a brief stint in Slovakia, had not had the opportunity to be employed outside of my home country of England. Therefore, it was certainly a big adaptation process that I had to undertake in order to be able to make this…
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Balance Work and Family Life as an Expat in China

Uprooting your family and moving across the globe is a difficult decision to make for any adult, especially when you’ve got small children. That being said, relocating can be very rewarding as well. You get to know new surroundings and have the chance to see how things…
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Teaching in China Story: The Beginning of A New Chapter 

Over the years, teaching English as a Second language has been becoming more and more popular. Not only domestically but internationally too! Learning about this pattern in the Education realm has strongly influenced me to lean in and try to make a career out of it. Now, I am an ESL teacher in China and I love it! Why I decided to Teach ESL in China? Growing up I’ve always seen my hometown of…
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A Tale of English Teaching in China

My experience in China was truly life-changing. I spent two years there, and I learned as much about myself as I did about Chinese culture. – Bre Crandy Moving to China to teach English was one of the scariest and most exciting decisions that I have ever made. So…
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Teaching in China: A Spontaneous Decision Turned Life-Changing Experience

Spontaneous decisions don’t always end up the way you expect them to, but if you don’t take a chance, you’ll never know how life-changing something could turn out to be. The grandeur imagery of red and gold silky decoration lining the cobbled streets, and the traditional dizi flute music drifting as a soundtrack to exploring the ancient cities. The cutting-edge technology of the high-speed…
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Teaching in China Experience: What it’s Like?

What the teaching in China experience is like? I’ve been asked about this question more than 10 times … Before you pack your bags and move off to China (or any country for that matter) to teach English, you’d be wise to read about the experiences of other who have…
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Young and Aspiring, Ready for China

We’ve interviewed Darryl, a recent graduate from the University of the West of England. Having been a high achiever academically, and had a few experiences in volunteering and entrepreneurship, Darryl is planning to explore his possibilities via teaching in China. Introducing: Darryl Martin Darryl graduated from the University of the West of England (majoring in Geography). Volunteered in…
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