The classroom will be your workplace in China, so it’s important you get everything in order.
While you won’t have any control over the classrooms you’ll teach in, you can make sure you're familiar with the facilities and how the multimedia works.
If you’re teaching in the public system, you’ll spend time outside the classroom creating lesson plans. On the other hand, if you’re teaching in a private center or language institute, you’ll generally be expected to work off set lesson plans created by the school.
Managing student behavior will be a key part of your role. While most students in China are well behaved, you may need to keep an eye on one or two who stray from the pack. The more experience you get, the more comfortable you’ll be working with different types of students.
A typical ESL teacher’s day in China varies depending on a number of factors, like the type of school and the amount of classes. One thing is for sure though – teaching in China is incredibly rewarding and one of the best experiences you’ll ever have.