The First Leap Blog
This blog is a separate website from our corporate website (firstleapchina.com) to help current and prospective teachers discover more in-depth information about what it’s like to live and work in China as an English teacher.
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Interested in teaching English at First Leap in China? Well, we understand that seeing a list of Chinese cities may not mean a whole lot to you if you aren’t familiar with China. So check out the interactive Google map below. You can see all the First Leap locations in China, and click on each to find more information about these cities.
Stories on the Blog
Whether you are about to move to China, are already working for First Leap, or just happen to have stumbled on this whilst scrolling through the internet, I hope this will give you a little insight into life as an EFL teacher in China. My name is Rachel, I am just a...read more
One of the most exciting parts about moving to a new country is getting to truly immerse yourself into a new cuisine. Creating a must-eat list for China is somewhat difficult as the country is incredibly large and the cuisine tends to be regional. One thing is for...read more
So what is it really like teaching English in China? We caught up with one our First Leap China ESL Teachers, Joseph King from London, now teaching and living it up in Beijing for the past 5 months. Let’s check in with him and see what he has been up to for the last 5 months.read more
Realizing that you’re going to miss holidays can become one of the biggest considerations when deciding to teach abroad. While you will be joining the First Leap family when you come to China, the thought of not opening gifts or gorging on traditional food with...read more
First Leap’s mission is to foster the development of tomorrow’s leaders. We do this by providing English education to children in China that focuses on building their character, global awareness, and enabling them to practice their English while learning about...read more
Wouldn’t we all love a little extra cash?!?! It’s true — you can refer new teachers to First Leap China and come away with an extra $800 USD cash in your pocket. But this is more than just a little extra — it’s a pretty nice referral...read more