89 tips for teaching English in China (a complete list for the conscientious TEFL teacher)

Advice

February 16, 2019

You’ve probably heard a few tips when it comes to teaching English in China. “Prepare for a different culture” and “pack the right clothes”, the so-called experts tell us. These tips are neither helpful nor insight...

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How to teach English in China in 6 easy steps

Advice

November 06, 2018

If you want to teach English in China but don’t know where to start, this blog is for you. As simply as I can, I’ll explain how to teach English in China in six easy steps. By the end, you’ll know exactly what’s required...

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Don’t teach in China if you...

Advice

July 23, 2018

I have been teaching in China now for nearly five years. In that time, I have met a great many fellow teachers from all over the world. I have seen teachers thrive and make a success of their teaching careers in China but I have also seen teacher...

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Should I stay or should I go? What to consider at the end of your teaching contract in China

Advice

May 25, 2018

If you plan on teaching English in China for more than a year, you will need to decide whether to renew your contract and stay at the same school or move to a new school. In this article, I highlight some important factors that you should consider...

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What is the best way to learn Chinese?

Advice

May 10, 2018

Chinese, or Mandarin, is the world’s most spoken language and there are many ways you can learn it. But what is the best way to learn Chinese? Well, in my experience the best way doesn’t necessarily mean the quickest. Rather, the best...

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