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ESL interviews: Questions YOU should be asking

So you’ve read my post all about private versus public schools in China (😁) and been offered an interview… congratulations! The first part is done! Now you’re preparing for your interview, going over all the possible questions they could ask you… How will your previous experience in retail help you in a career teaching ESL?… Continue reading ESL interviews: Questions YOU should be asking

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ESL: Public vs private school in China

Hundreds of thousands of foreigners currently teach ESL in China, and as the country paves its way through development the ESL market will continue to grow. So as a newbie teacher how do you decide what school to go for? There are two main types of schools to teach at here: private and public. Public… Continue reading ESL: Public vs private school in China

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ESL: My Reasons for Teaching ESL in China

Why do people teach ESL? There are a multitude of reasons as to why people choose to move abroad and teach English as a foreign language, and these may change over time. I know my reasons have certainly changed, mostly as I've gotten older, become skilled in certain areas and found that the things in… Continue reading ESL: My Reasons for Teaching ESL in China

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ESL: An average week in the life of an ESL teacher in China

So first a bit of background. I have worked in two cities in China, in very different schools. My first six months here was spent in a public high school in Jinjiang, Fujian Province in south east of the country. It was a wonderful experience, and one that I look back on and smile and… Continue reading ESL: An average week in the life of an ESL teacher in China