Hey, my name is David. I am the Webmaster and Optimizer of Work and Live in China website. I also work as a blog writer since I used to teach English in China for 3 years. I’d been studying in China for 5 years. I’d been working as a coach at an English training center in Shanghai for almost 4 years. It got really boring as a daily routine. Then I stumbled upon a job offer at an international company “Work and Live in China”. Without any hesitation, I sent them a resume and got this job. It was absolutely new to me. I find a real opportunity to improve myself here. I’m fluent in Chinese, English, and Spanish. I have a passion for running and reading books.
If you’re going to China and are wondering how to teach English to Chinese students, you’ve come to the right place. Once you decide to get a teaching job in China, you have to be aware of some peculiarities that might affect your teaching experience. By this, we mean that Chinese and Western cultures differ
We surely won’t knock your socks off saying that most useful apps are just unavailable in this part of the world. In the majority of cases that means being blocked by the Chinese government. Got used to your Apple Pay, Google maps, Uber and Instagram? Well, forget about these and 10,000 other services! Being a
Consider moving to China this year? While finding a job is a time-consuming and important part, packing your things can be even trickier. In fact, China is very unlike Western countries. There are certain things you just won’t find at local stores. And these are basics, like hygiene products or pieces of clothing. Those, who
Browsing on the Net, you’ve probably learned that average pay for teachers can vary a lot. There is, in fact, no such thing as a fixed salary. Those who work in teaching English in China in 2019 can get between 6,500 RMB and 18,000 RMB. That’s roughly $920 and $2,500 per month (depends on qualification,
Kindergarten Teaching Jobs in China Why is preschool education among the most popular jobs in China? Even though fertility rates in China are considerably low – 1.635 children per woman, the annual number of newborns is extreme: on the average, Chinese mothers give birth to around 16 million of new kids every single year! You
“Why work and teach English in China?” you might ask. China might seem an unrealistic option for some people, but in fact, it’s so the opposite! China welcomes to teach English – native or non-native ones – as the language is constantly in high demand: more than 390 million people here are learning or have learned
Speaking about teaching English both abroad and to foreigners in your country, there are three different certifications you can obtain: TEFL, TESOL, and CELTA. In this post, we’ll be focusing on TEFL and TESOL certificates and which one you need to be an English teacher overseas. What is TEFL/TESOL certification? The acronym TEFL means teaching