Posts by Molly Oberstein-Allen

The 3 Building Blocks of Positive Classroom Culture

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Have you seen classes where everyone was running around and the teacher had no control over the students — or where the classroom was completely silent and the students were staring into space, either totally bored or too nervous to talk? These classes contrast sharply with ones where everyone’s smiling and laughing and the classroom…

The Guide to Teaching English in Shanghai

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As one of the biggest cities in the world, Shanghai gives ESL teachers no shortage of opportunities: for work, for culture, for love. However, with so much going on in Shanghai it can be hard to know where to get started. This article will address what it’s like to live and teach English in Shanghai…

The Guide to Teaching English in Taiwan

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Taiwan, an island nation with a population of 23 million, may be easy to miss on a map, but its small size belies a wealth of culture, food, natural beauty, and ESL students! There’s a reason expats flock here to teach English in Taiwan and soak up all the island has to offer. Teaching English…

What are the Requirements for Teaching English in China?

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If you’re considering teaching in China, you probably have lots of questions about what the teaching English in China requirements are. Going abroad is exciting, but it can also be a headache. This article will detail some of the requirements for teaching English in China, so you can rest easy knowing you’re prepared for your…

Teaching English in Shenzhen: The City Guide

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If you’ve decided to teach English in China, you may be overwhelmed by the sheer number of English teaching jobs available. In Shenzhen, maybe one of the biggest city you’ve never heard of, jobs for expat ESL teachers abound. It’s Vibrant, fast-growing, and young. It’s a haven for tech startups and young people, and it…