Welcome to the Teach English in China blog!

Here you will find real stories, practical advice and opinion pieces about teaching English in China - all written by past or present teachers.

If you would like to contribute to the blog, please contact us and we'll be in touch.

So make yourself a cup of coffee, sit back and enjoy reading. You may even decide to teach in China!


Thinking about teaching abroad?

Planning

January 18, 2015

Are you thinking about teaching overseas? Hear firsthand about the experiences of three international teachers who decided on China. Nicole from USA - teaching in Shenyang, China Nicole Layana, a 28-year-old early childhood teacher from Ca...

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Want to teach English in Shanghai? 5 tips for first-timers

Advice

January 12, 2015

Do you want to teach English in Shanghai? If so, you should read this! Shanghai is a great place to teach English. It’s a cosmopolitan city, the food is delicious, the weather is pleasant and many of the locals can speak English. Oh, a...

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What is the role of the English teacher in China?

Interview

January 08, 2015

In this blog, I talk to ESL thought leader and co-founder of English Attack!, Paul Maglione, about the role of the English teacher in China. What qualities or characteristics do you think are needed to be a good teacher? A good teacher needs to...

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Why I left my life in the US to teach in China (Part 2)

Personal stories

January 06, 2015

Since leaving corporate America behind two years ago, I have been traveling across Europe and Asia in search of happiness and living a more meaningful life. My now-girlfriend Jess was supportive of my decision to accept the job in China. W...

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Why I left my life in the US to teach in China

Personal stories

December 30, 2014

Since leaving corporate America behind two years ago, I have been traveling across Europe and Asia in search of happiness and living a more meaningful life. I used to lie in bed at night and think about my life. I would often ask myself the q...

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