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Teaching English in China


.Take an online TEFL certificate course with teaching practice or a hybrid, blended learning TEFL certificate course with teaching practice and then let EBC get you a job Teaching English in China. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Teaching English in China

EBC is an accredited English language school
founded in 2002. EBC TEFL courses and teaching
English abroad programs give dual award TESOL and
TEFL certification that meets British Council
Teaching English In China
Why teach English in China?
To Teach English in China you should get TEFL
certified and to work legally you need a degree.
There is a real demand for English teachers in
China. The market is competitive but it is fairly
easy to get a teaching a job.
Get qualified to Teach English in China
Best option  Take a four week TEFL certificate
course and then let EBC get you a job teaching
English in China.
Other options  Take an online TEFL certificate
course with teaching practice or a hybrid,
blended learning TEFL certificate course with
teaching practice and then let EBC get you a job
teaching English in China.
In general, Chinese schools will only hire
candidates who have attended a TEFL course that
included actual classroom teaching practice given
to genuine English language learners.
What it is like to Teach English in
  • The demand for English teachers in China is HIGH
  • Shanghai and Beijing have the greatest demand for
    English teachers in China.
  • Main teaching job regions Shanghai, Beijing,
    Yangzhou, Nanjing (EBC has contacts with schools
    in these regions).
  • Main types of teaching Through language
    schools, state schools and private schools
    general English, Business English and English for
    Young Learners.
  • Busiest periods the academic year from March to
  • Summer teaching jobs intensive courses, exam
    preparation, summer camps.
  • Private English tutoring yes, you can build up
    your own list of private clients.
  • Preferred TEFL qualifications an accredited
    TESOL/TEFL certificate with teaching practice.

Job duration up to one academic year. Teaching
hours per week 20 to 30. Monthly pay US
1,500 to US 2,000 depending on hours
worked. Freelance English teaching work from
US 15 per hour. Average basic monthly expenses
US 900 Initial cost to get established in China
US 1,600 Visa A Z work visa must be
pre-arranged. Do not try to teach on any other
type of visa or you run the risk of being
arrested, fined, detained/imprisoned and
deported. Chance of getting a work permit
OK. Accommodation most employers will provide
accommodation or an accommodation subsidy.
Flights may or may not be included, check
first. Academic requirements Degree required
for the Z Visa (Chinese work visa) Contract term
up to one academic year (rolling) Main hiring
points All year Standard holiday periods
Chinese New Year Final job interview in China -
Not always. Many employers will decide based on
phone or Skype interviews Cost of living
comparison Click here to view Voltage
220/240 Main language Standard (Mandarin)
Facts and figures about China
Government  Single party state governed by the
Communist Party Official country name  Peoples
Republic of China (PRC)
Size  3,705,407 square miles Capital - Beijing Po
pulation  1,400 million Main language  Standard
(Mandarin) Chinese
Ethnicity  92 Han Chinese, 7 other Asian
nationalities, 1 other Currency  Renminbi (CNY)
Visa and immigration information
EBC recognizes that procedures change and that
this is a very important topic. Rather than give
you information that may be out-of-date which
will in turn, waste your time, we would rather
that you went to the experts at your nearest
Chinese consulate or embassy.
To find the nearest consulate or embassy, please
use the Embassy World site.
Interesting Facts Trivia
About  China
  • Chinese civilization began around 6,000 B.C.
  • Fortune cookies are not Chinese They were
    invented in San Francsco in 1920.
  • The Chinese invented toilet paper in the late
    1300s. Only emperors could use it.
  • Other Chinese inventions are paper, the
    compass, gunpowder, the crossbow, printing,
    ice-cream, the water-wheel, the number zero, the
    decimal system, stirrups, suspension bridges and
  • China only has one time zone.
  • Ping-pong is not Chinese. It came from
  • The number one hobby in China is stamp
  • White is colour of mourning and funerals.
  • The Chinese drilled for and used natural gas
    as a heat source 2,300 years before the West did.
  • Around 200 B.C., the Chinese discovered that
    the heart pumped blood throughout the body.
    William Harvey didnt discover this until the
    17th century A.D.
  • The Three Gorges hydroelectric dam on the
    Yangtze river is the largest in the world.
  • The Chinese consider their New Year or Lunar
    New Year as everyones birthday. Even yours.
  • Red symbolizes happiness.
  • The Grand Canal in China is 1,114 miles long,
    the longest canal in the world.
  • At US 40 billion, the 2008 Olympic Games in
    Beijing were the most expensive games in history.

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