What’s it really like teaching English in China?

In this series of video interviews we talk with a selection of our teachers at various cities around China. We find out about their first impressions of China, their housing, details about the schools they teach in, learning Chinese and other stories about their experience so far.

You can teach English in China and embark on an adventure that will stay with you forever. To apply for teaching jobs with any of the schools featured in these videos or hundreds of other schools across China, put in an application today here.

Poppy in Beijing, China

Poppy arrives in the capital city of Beijing and takes a walk around the park. Read more about her school and apply for a job here.

Kirsten in Taizhou, China

Kirsten teachers young learners in the coastal city of Taizhou in Zhejiang province, 3 hours south of Shanghai. This video can be viewed on YouKu.

Thomas in Tianjin, China

Thomas had been teaching for just 2 months when this interview was filmed in the north eastern city of Tianjin, 30 minutes from Beijing. Tianjin is the fifth largest city in China and hosted some of the events for the Olympics in 2008. This video can be viewed on YouKu.

Sean in Dalian, China

Sean is Director of Studies at English First in Dalian, China. He has been living in China for 3 years now and is in charge of the foreign and local teachers and teacher training. This video can be viewed on Youku.

Ben & Kurt in Jiaxing, China

Ben is Director of Studies at English First in Jiaxing, China. He has been living in China for over 4 years now and is in charge of the foreign and local teachers and teacher training. Kurt is a teacher and has been teaching there for nearly one year. This video can be viewed on Youku.

Richard & Hayley in Shaoxing, China

Richard is working as Director of Studies and & Hayley as Senior Teacher at EF Shaoxing, in Zhejiang province, China. They are both from England and in this video discuss their experiences in China. This video can be viewed on Youku.

Sean in Wuxi, China

Sean is is working as an English teacher at a language school in Wuxi, Jiangsu province in China. He is from Vancouver and moved to China in 2016. This video can be viewed on Youku.

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