Author Archive for: thePathwaytoChina

Walii’s Story

Ahmad Walii -Qualified with PGCE at Sunderland University -Struggled to find the job with a decent salary -Settled with driving a taxi for over a year -Now has a job at a leading University in China with excellent benefits ‘The Pathway To China has provided a fantastic service from the start and the staff have been the friendliest

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Lauren’s Story

Lauren’s Story 29, supply teacher Helped refugee students learn English Lack of support in her role in the UK Found thePathwaytoChina through job board Uploaded CV – 11/07 Interview with the Director – 13/07 Interview with School – 17/07 Second interview with School – 20/08   Lauren, 29, had been working as a supply teacher for an agency in the

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Pap’s Story

Pap’s Story 25, TESOL degree in 2015 Tried for years to find the job Settled with a job (Morrisons) Found thePathwaytoChina on her uni’s job board Uploaded CV – 20/07 Interview with the Director – 21/07 Interview with School  – 23/07 Signed contract – 01/08 Pap, 25, found herself in a position that many young graduates find themselves in after

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Ronak’s Story

30, Communications Analyst Very comfortable job and life Wanted to challenge himself and see the world Searched for months for info sessions about China Only thePathwaytoChina provided the right information First and second interviews with prestigious Beijing Foreign Studies University Given free interview preparation and demo class planning After an inspiring solo trip to Canada, Ronak, 30, started

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Top TEFL Tips For New Teachers

Teaching English as a foreign language is a highly rewarding and fun experience. Whether you’re working with young learners, teenagers or adults, you get the unique opportunity to embrace new cultures, meet new people and broaden your horizons. But like any job, it has its challenges and you only get better with experience. We’ve compiled a quick list to help

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Tips For Teaching Young Learners In China

There are an estimated 300 million English language learners in China and this number is only set to rise. But what most people don’t realise is that a large majority of this figure is made up of young learners! Now more than ever, the Chinese are putting a strong emphasis on learning English for their children and teenagers and around

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North or South?

China is the fourth largest country in the world by land mass after Russia and it’s varying differences from province to province are as vast and far reaching as the country itself. Naturally, this means there are some noticeable cultural differences between areas and none are more obvious than between the north and the south. Most people estimate that the

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The Cost Of Living In China

Thinking of relocating to China? Before any big move, it’s crucial to do your research – that’s why we’ve done the work for you and compiled this handy list of prices broken down into categories. To roughly convert prices to GBP, just divide the rate in RMB by 10. So 100RMB = 10GBP. Let’s jump right in! Apartment Expenses Rent

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