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Which TEFL Course is Right for Me?

There's a number of options out there for TEFL qualifications and a lot depends on how much time you have and how much you are prepared to spend, which may depend on [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Articles, Job Search, Teaching|0 Comments

Getting Around China

If you’re teaching in China you’ll want to make the most of your time here and see some of this amazing and diverse country but China can look intimidating to new travellers. [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

How to Super Boost Your Student’s Conversational Skills with Videos

The main goal of your English language lessons is to help students build a solid base of vocabulary and grammar skills. That’s why you explain grammar rules and new words every single [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Articles, Teaching|0 Comments

Talking To Teachers – Cassandra Lee

An Interview with Cassandra at EF Harbin, China GS: So, can you tell us a bit about how you first got into English teaching? CL: I knew I wanted to be a [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Articles|0 Comments

Things to expect in your first 48 hours in China

Congratulations on deciding to move to THE most exciting country in the world! You’re in for a total rollercoaster of a time and I promise that by the end of your stay [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Finding Leisure Activities in Your City

Teaching abroad can be a stressful endeavor but the best way to counteract that stress is to travel and see the sights that are offered to you. Some people like to take [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Essential Advice for New Teachers

Confidence is Key! Teaching for the first time can be an exciting, yet stressful, experience. No matter what training you’ve taken to prepare yourself the thought of teaching in front of a [...]

By | April 7th, 2016|Articles, Job Search|0 Comments

Getting More from Your Materials

Ever found yourself planning a class and groaning that there’s only one page of material to cover? Frustrated at making resources that take ages and get thrown away? Here are some ideas [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Articles, Teaching|0 Comments

A Step In the Right Direction

Moving abroad for the first time, especially to China, can be a very daunting, but exciting, experience. It takes a lot of courage to pack up your life into a suitcase and [...]

By | March 9th, 2016|Articles, Life in China, Teaching|0 Comments

7 Qualities Of Every Great ESL Teacher

In my time at York English and at other ESL schools I worked with dozens and dozens of ESL teachers, helping to train them and give guidance on how to grow as [...]

By | January 20th, 2016|Articles, Featured, Job Search, Teaching|0 Comments
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