Teaching English in China

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…

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…

The Guide to Teach English in China

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China is by far and away the number one destination to teach English abroad, with job opportunities for everyone. What are the requirements, how can you find a job and what is daily life like for ESL teachers in China? This post helps you to break into Chinese TEFL market and start teaching English in…

Teaching English in China Without a Degree – is it Possible?

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Being a native speaker and having at least a Bachelor’s degree: these are the most basic requirements to obtain a Chinese work visa for English teachers. Do you wonder if teaching English in China without a degree legally is possible at all? This post fills you in about your options and the risks. When considering…

Could You Handle A Director Of Studies Job In China?

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Could you handle a job as Director Studies in China, or more importantly, would you want to? For a lot of people who decide to teach English in China, it is for the chance to get away from life inside an office and do something completely different, creative and rewarding. I know plenty of excellent…

Interview: What It’s Really Like to Teach English In China

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ESL program descriptions, salary and benefit breakdowns, job requirements, and articles on life in China are all phenomenal resources to turn to while researching your big idea to teach English in China. We recommend consulting as many resources about teaching and living in your ideal country as you can. Thorough research will help you make…

The Pros And Cons Of Being An ESL Teacher in China

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In the social media, internet lighting speed world we live in, it is becoming very difficult to decipher fact from fiction when you’re thumbing through your newsfeed or browsing the web. If mainstream media is to be believed, we are living through an era of fake news, and everyone has an agenda. For this reason,…

The Best Cities To Teach English in China

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China is such a massive country with several megacities you’ve probably never heard of. When you want to teach English in China, one of the most asked questions is: Which city should I go to? Beyond the obvious options of Beijing or Shanghai, there’s a lot more to discover. This list of the best cities…