Articles on living & teaching in China

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My Flight from England to China – The Entire Process

The big day had finally arrived! I had been preparing for this day for months. I'll be finally heading back to China. Before we start, if you haven’t read my article on the application process [...]

By |September 15th, 2020|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Updates on when the China border will reopen for ESL teachers

Last updated: 27th August 2020 On 28th March 2020 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China made the decision to temporarily close the borders to nearly all foreigners, even those with existing work visas and [...]

By |August 4th, 2020|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Money Talks: The ESL Teacher Quality of Life

The primary reason most ESL teachers approach a career in China - or overseas in general - is travel, and the broadening of one’s horizons. However, that’s not to say that there aren’t other opportunities [...]

By |July 8th, 2020|Articles, Life in China, Teaching|0 Comments

Pros and Cons for using a Recruitment Company to Teach English Abroad

For many people, the concept of teaching English abroad is that you simply head out to the country, show off your English prowess, and land a job. As awesome as that would be, let me [...]

By |June 10th, 2020|Articles, Job Search|0 Comments

Green Means Go: Taking the Fight Against the Coronavirus in China to the App Store

As the countrywide lockdown across China begins to lift, the ebb and flow of daily life starts to return to that of relative normality. In my own city of Chengdu, in the Sichuan province (which [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Once Upon a Time… in China: The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Movie Fan in the Middle Kingdom

One of the things I was most worried about when coming to China, back when I first ventured here in late 2016, was whether I would still be able to get my movie fix. For [...]

By |April 22nd, 2020|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments
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