Teaching

Teaching Chinese Adults English

While teaching Chinese adults English does differ in terms of the techniques that you use, it is as exciting and motivating when you want to know that your skills and experience are making a difference. You get to help adults get the confidence that they need to perform in English in situations where, otherwise, they may not be able to have that confidence. Responsibilities of Teaching Kids…
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Teaching Chinese Kids and Teens English

There’s nothing better than seeing a kid or teen in your class flourish under your guidance. With your helpful advice and specialized skills, you can teach Chinese kids and teens English without them feeling frustrated or confused. You will also be able to boost their…
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10 Things I Wish I Knew About Teaching in China

I worked and lived in China for three years, and learned a lot that I wouldn’t have expected about the workforce and education in China. Here are 10 things I wish I knew before teaching English in China. 1. Naptime is very important Chinese people value nap time a lot.
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The Truth About Teaching English in China

1. You don’t need teaching experience While certified teachers might have some more opportunities in China for higher pay, as long as you have a university degree, you can teach in China. Most teachers arrive with minimal or no experience, including myself. This also means most likely have to do TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) training once you arrive, which is partly for your…
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Education in China: How does it work?

The education in China is best characterized by a strict primary & secondary education as well as a relatively flexible tertiary education. That means primary schools and secondary schools have stringent rules, whereas universities in China encourage creativity more…
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Can I Teach English in China Without Experience?

With the growing economy, there is also a growing demand for native English teachers in China. However, most people disqualify themselves too early because they do not have any teaching experience. The truth is, even without teaching experience, you can still work in China as an English teacher. Sounds great right? But how? Teach English in China Without Experience, How Is It Possible? Since…
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How to Prepare for Teaching in China to Maximise Your Impact

Before heading to China, I had been teaching for just two years. My experience had always been in summer schools or through singing, games and activities, and I soon came to learn when I arrived, that teaching in China would be a life-changing experience not only for myself, but also for my development as a teacher.  Teaching at a private school My first 4 months were spent in a school on the…
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