Tips for a GREAT English Teaching Demo

Tips for a GREAT English Teaching Demo

An important part of the interviewing process for getting a job as an international English teacher in China is the teaching demo.  Since most candidates are abroad, the teaching demo is typically done via Skype or a recorded demo that is uploaded to YouTube. The...
Cost of Living in China for English Teachers

Cost of Living in China for English Teachers

Many young people today are looking for the opportunity to earn a good living that will enable them to enjoy their life and even put a little money in the bank.  This is one of the reasons so many people are choosing to teach English in China. Not only can teaching in...
How to Use the Subway in China

How to Use the Subway in China

Most expats who move to China to live and work are pleasantly surprised to learn that China has good public transportation, especially compared to the States.  Within China itself, you will find numerous options to get around – including planes, trains, and...
Steps for Getting a Working Z Visa for China

Steps for Getting a Working Z Visa for China

There’s a lot of information on the internet about how to get a legal Z working visa for China.  Here are First Leap, we want to be sure that our candidates understand the process for getting their proper Z visa for teaching English in China.  Below is a quick...
Why You Need a VPN in China

Why You Need a VPN in China

Living and working as an English teacher in China is great. It allows you to experience a new culture, travel, and boost your career in a fun way.  But it also brings in front a unique set of challenges too. For example, China is widely known to put various barriers...