Teaching

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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15 Benefits of Teaching English in China After College

Graduated from university and looking for next steps? Try thinking outside the box! Students spend years in school and that is even before they make the choice to attend university to obtain their degree. While many of those college students know what they want to major in…
Teaching

Gap Year Teaching in China: Why You Should Consider It?

Among all gap year options, teaching in China is now becoming popular. Why Gap Year? Many students take a year off after college to figure out what they want to do with their life, or determine where they want to settle down for the long term. That applies to some…
Teaching

Can you teach english in china without knowing Chinese?

Can I teach english in china without knowing Chinese? If your dream is to come to experience the beautiful and friendly country of China and teach English there, don’t let a simple thing like language stop you. Moving to China to teach Englishis a big decision. Most people that move to China who speak English don’t know how to even say “hi” in Mandarin (which is “ni hao” by the…
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Teaching

7 Challenges of Working in China as A Foreign Teacher

Teaching English in China can be rewarding, but there are also quite a few challenges you might face. After all, you will be living in a totally new country where you don’t know anyone at first. Every day, there might be several new things that you have to get used…
Teaching

10 Reasons Why People Should Go Teach In China

After teaching in China for several months, Harold had a lot to say. Here are his 10 reasons why people should go teach in China. Perspective You thought you knew everything. I thought I did. It’s only when you live as a foreigner, and not as a traveller, is when you…