Getting about while living in China - TESOL abroad

Living in China is amazing. Teaching TESOL abroad enables you to live a comfortable lifestyle amongst the culture, landscapes, nature, history and the people that make China what we all know and love. However, if you are a foreigner an have decided to reside in China, be prepared for a huge culture shock. Making the big step, and leaving your comfort zone, is not something everyone can do. Everything is completely different to the life of a westerner. From language barriers, the cuisine and the cultural differences, to the cost of living and the overpopulated cities are just a few things that you will instantly notice.

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Living in China on a teacher’s budget - Teach English overseas

Are you living in China, or looking to teach English overseas? Have you thought about the living costs? Can you get by? If you are concerned about teacher’s wages in China, read on.

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7 great places to live as an English teacher in Asia | ESL jobs in China

As you are probably aware, there are many lovely places to reside in China. Due to it’s huge size, the country boasts a large array of different cultures, food and scenery, ranging from the hectic and chaotic cites to the much more relaxing coastal cities. If you are an English teacher in Asia, the hardest choice no doubt, is where to live?

If you prefer the bigger cities, expect a busier lifestyle. Hectic traffic, tonnes of people, and a variety of restaurants and bars are open to anyone looking for the “go for it” lifestyle. Perhaps chilling out on a beach is more your thing? Then check out the smaller, or coastal cities. China has many places that accompany both lifestyles, and differ significantly between the two.

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Six things to consider before teaching and living in China.

So, you’ve decided to take the next step, to live and teach in China. Excellent choice! Believe me, you will never look back. The path you are about to follow is not only inspirational, but highly rewarding. English tutoring in China is a lot of fun, and a great way to kick off your new career.

But with the thousands of places to live, how will you decide on your future destination? Are you a nature-loving type, that likes tranquil spaces, and picturesque landscapes, or do you prefer the hustle and bustle of the chaotic cites? Perhaps a more slow paced coastal city or town? China is a massive country, and every where you look, you are presented with something new, and exciting. Working and living in China is simply amazing.

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What’s next for me, after teaching English online? ESL employment in China - Jobs in China.

Having gained a variety of new skills from teaching English online, I now wish to expand my knowledge in the education industry, and aim to find a secure job overseas. My priority is to teach in China.

As an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, I began my career teaching English online. Connecting with many students, and furthering their language skills, I quickly saw how rewarding this career path is. I’ve seen first hand, how important it is for the Chinese students to acquire English, not just from a young age, but of all ages, and it is very satisfying to witness their progression.

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Working from Home - ESL teaching jobs

Have you ever wanted to work from home? 

Have you ever thought about planning your own work schedule, organising your own breaks, not having to drive to work (or catching public transport), making a coffee when it’s convenient, and not having to leave your heated room on a cold day? Well, I’m sure you have. It sounds like an excellent idea to me! So, how can we achieve this? Well, it’s quite simple. Become an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, and teach English online. All from the safety, and comfort of your own home.  

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ESL Teaching Jobs in China for Native English Speakers -- ESL Teaching jobs for Australians

Are you Australian, and wish to teach English abroad? Well, you’ve come to the right page. Actually, if you’re a native English speaker, and seeking employment in the field of ESL teaching, this may be the hotspot for you, also! But don’t be put off if you are not a native speaker, we have positions available for everyone! Have you considered teaching English in China?

A native speaker means you have learned and used English from an early age, and are usually from a native speaking country, such as Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, U.K, or U.S.A.

Maybe you are already travelling, or still at home, scratching your head trying to find a way out. Do you have the passion to travel, and would like to earn some coin while you do so?

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Teaching In China During Your Gap Year

A fair amount of students who choose to have a Gap year during their education, need time off to rest, travel, and or work to gain some life experience. Teaching English abroad covers these reasons, and makes it possible to achieve them, during the break.

To live and teach within the beautiful country of mainland China, is simply breathtaking, and rewarding. The picturesque landscapes, the bustling cities, the amazing coastlines, and the professionalism that the schools pride themselves on, are just a few reasons to teach English abroad during your Gap year.

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The Qualities Of A Great ESL Teacher----How to Become An English Teacher in China

So you’ve chosen the path of becoming a great ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher. Excellent! Worldwide, there are over a billion students, waiting instruction from a quality teacher, to enhance their English. Words cannot describe how rewarding it is, to see a student succeed in acquiring the English language, under your instruction. 

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What is TPR, and why TPR is so valuable when teaching in China? --TESOL in China.

A professor by the name of James Asher, designed a method to build a connection between words, and the reality that they represent. Bridging the gap between language, and physical movement. We call this TPR, which is the acronym for ‘Total Physical Response’.

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The Benefits of Teaching English Abroad

Have you ever experienced an ‘itch’ to travel, or try something completely new? Like being more than a tourist, and teaching English in a classroom environment in the beautiful country of China? How about the idea of teaching English from your own home, wherever you maybe? Teaching English Abroad, can mean either living in China, or teaching English online, therefore giving you the flexibility to be completely remote. Meaning you only need a direct connection, or stable Wi-Fi.

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Living in China

Living in China, would be amazing. The breathtaking scenery, the unforgettable history, the tastiest food, the world renowned culture, and most importantly, the people. This would be something unimaginable to most.

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Transport in China | Teaching in China

It's very difficult for an Australian to appreciate how wonderful public transport is in China. Whether you live in a large city such as Shanghai, Beijing or Guangzhou or a smaller city such as Kaifeng in Henan Province, there is never any problem getting around and all forms of transport are very cheap by any standards.

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Food | Teaching Jobs in China

Much has been written about the Chinese food and overall you won't be disappointed. Most people LOVE Chinese food! Indeed, your main problem may be exercising a little self-control. It's easy to research Chinese food and learn about typical dishes in various Provinces so I won't go into this here. 

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LIFE as an ENGLISH TEACHER in CHINA

If you are a new graduate in any discipline who is facing the very real challenge of finding on-going work in Australia, you may already see the advantage of gaining work experience by teaching English abroad. Alternatively, you may be an experienced professional in your 30s, 40s or 50s who has had a successful career and is looking for a new challenge. Read More ...

TEACH ENGLISH in CHINA

Have you ever wanted to teach English abroad but don't know how to make this happen? Are you concerned you may not be qualified or that you lack teaching experience? Are you afraid you might feel isolated and lonely? Read More ...