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Start Up Costs To Teach English in China

START UP COSTS TO TEACH ENGLISH IN CHINA Alright. We know amid all the excitement of moving abroad, there’s that underlying stress about how it’s all going to be funded. If we stay on track with being honest and upfront with you guys, we’ll go ahead and let you know...

29 Ways to Save Money in China That Won’t Ruin Your Social Life

We have already told you how much money you can make in China and how you can spend that money. But, what's even more important, is how you can save money in China. If you intend to relocate to a new country, like China, or travel to a new country, you’ll be relieved...

13 Fun Things to Do in China Besides Getting Drunk

Ah, the old expat drinking problem. With your extra 60 hours per month of free time, you’re going to want to go out. You’re earning a lot more money and the cost of living has gone down significantly for you. Why wouldn’t you want to celebrate from the windooooooow to...

Interview – Who is Yangyang from Yoyo Chinese?

There's no doubt that living in China is one of the fastest and easiest ways to pick up Mandarin. You get to practice new dialects, listen to how it's spoken on the streets, and use it every day. Since not everyone has the opportunity to get the first-hand...

6 Luxuries You Can Afford by Teaching English in China

6 Luxuries You Can Afford Teaching English in China Ah, remember the days of living paycheck to paycheck? Having to embarrassingly ask a friend or family member to cover you because you spent all of your money on rent? How about adding a random $7 worth of gas to your...

Best Cities to Teach English in China: The Ultimate List

We know you’ve been doing the research on how much money you can make here, what types of school you want to teach at, and even how to make friends in China. Of course, you’ve considered location - who wouldn’t when moving to one of the world’s largest countries?...

The Ultimate Guide To Making Friends Living Overseas

Making Friends While Living Overseas Moving overseas is a big decision that leaves you with many factors to consider before making the leap. When you start planning out your move, there’s a lot of questions that you’ll likely be asking yourself and searching for...

Quick! 3 MUST Do’s Before Chinese Spring Festival

Just when you thought the holiday season was over, you decided to come to China and take on the life of an English teacher, where the Year of The Monkey will soon be upon us. Before the new year hits, you’ll quickly learn that timing is everything. While most...

You want to teach English in Shanghai? Read this first:

So you want to do the English teacher thing in China. Even more particularly, you want to teach English in Shanghai, or any first tier city for that matter. Your friend, let’s call him Tim, hasn’t shut up about it since picking up and moving there last year. The...

5 Serious ESL Job Interview Mistakes To Avoid

We’ve all made job interview mistakes. Whether it be a weak handshake, fumbling over your words, or an awkward response to a not-so-difficult question. Interviews for overseas ESL positions can be particularly frustrating. Without a good internet connection, letting...

The Great Wall of China Jinshanling

One of the most pathetic things I’ll admit to about myself is that I might just be the most ungrateful traveler known to man. I grew up in the valley of Arizona, which is surrounded by picturesque mountains and cactus-filled deserts. Only did I start taking advantage...

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