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Teach English in China for 1 year or don’t bother at all

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Teaching English in China is a major life changing experience. You literally uproot your entire life and move thousands of miles away to an entirely different culture. With such a huge change it's easy to consider dipping your toes in the water and going for a shorter period. Here is why that's a terrible thing to do and how the choice of a year or nothing helps so much with deciding whether or no...
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Chinese holiday dates for 2018 & 2019

Almost all work contracts in China include the official Chinese public holidays. To give you an idea of the dates and number of free days these add to your free time in China you can check the official holiday dates below. Holiday 2018 Date 2019 Date New Year's Day Dec. 30 2017 - Jan. 1 2018 Dec. 30 2018 - Jan. 1 2019 Chinese New Year Feb. 15 - 21 Feb. 4 - 10 Tomb Sweep...
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How to choose your school and city in China

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When choosing to Teach English in China there is nothing small about the entire process. The position is an adventure way out of your comfort zone, the country is vast and the choice of cities and school employers is endless. Here are some tips on how to narrow down your search and make sure you get that placement you are dreaming of. What are my priorities? We all have different drivers for com...
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12 reasons you should work in China

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Of all the exciting places in the world there is probably no country on earth at the moment more topical, vivid, or economically important as China. This huge country and its population is influencing the whole world around us and as such there has never been a better time to live and work there. Here are 13 reasons to consider packing your bags and taking a job in China. 1. Earn more With that ...
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