Where to Teach English in China

When it comes to TEFL, there are plenty of cities to teach English in China, making job searching in this massive and diverse country a bit overwhelming! This article helps by summarizing some popular teaching cities and also explaining what the “tier” system is all about.

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Teaching English in China: Kimmy Bird

Kimmy had the opportunity to teach English in China, fulfilling her lifelong dream of living in the country. She shares her experience, and reminds us that culture shock is a growth opportunity, not a frustration!

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Teacher Spotlight: Johanna in China

Johanna, 18, is a TEFLOnline.com graduate from Düsseldorf, Germany who recently taught in China. We interviewed her to learn more about what brought her to China, how her first ever teaching experience went, and about her travels around China and to Singapore and Hong Kong!

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Alan Tomko, Teacher in China

Interview with Alan Tomko: Teacher in China

lan Tomko is a TEFLOnline.com graduate who went on to teach English in China. He shares some of his most interesting experiences in the country, including making friends with the help of translation software and the feeling of being treated like a local celebrity in everyday life!

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Now Hiring English Teachers in China!

You’ve probably heard about the high demand for English teachers in China. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a market with a greater thirst for English right now that this ancient Asian country. That demand has made it a very appealing country for teachers, since salaries are above average, airfare is reimbursed by employers, and you often get other perks included like paid holidays or free Chinese lessons. Best of all, cost of living is low in many cities, so you can live comfortably, travel the region, or save money.

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Notes From The Field: Nurse Turned TEFL Teacher

Before TEFL was a part of her life, health care was all Mary knew. As a licensed practical nurse, she spent nearly a decade aiding the ill before she realized that her job as a nursing manager wasn’t as perfect in reality as it was on paper. At 27, she was where she thought she was supposed to […]

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Top 5 Must-See Places in Shanghai, China When Teaching Abroad

Should you visit or teach English in Shanghai, you’ll find numerous attractions and sights to explore. Here are five incredible places you won’t want to miss! 1 – Shanghai Financial Center Night life in Shanghai is perhaps best experienced from the world’s 2nd tallest building. The bar on the 91st level caters well to Westerners and expats, […]

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Get the Lowdown on Teaching in China

Country Overview Thinking of teaching in China? The most populous country in the world is also one of the thirstiest for English, making it an excellent market for TEFL!  A massive country that has culture and history around every corner, China continues to hold an almost mystic allure to EFL teachers who want to experience […]

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Teaching English in China: Erin Coyle

Erin Coyle completed the 100-hour Professional Diploma through TEFLOnline.com earlier this year and got a job teaching English in China. I recently had the opportunity to ask her a few questions about her experiences teaching abroad. What was your background before you went abroad to teach in China? I worked in a couple of industries […]

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Teaching English in China: A Short Look at a Huge Country

Country Overview China is the world’s most populous country and home to over a billion people. According to China Daily more than 300 million Chinese already are studying English—nearly one quarter of the country’s population. This adds up to a land of great opportunity for people who would like to teach English abroad. Teaching Requirements […]

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