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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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Stories on the Blog
New teachers coming to China to teach at First Leap may have some questions or be seeking advice to prepare for the big move. Connie Lee, one of our new teachers at First Leap China has put together a lovely blog post for us to share about her experience coming to...read more
Many people ask why people move to China to teach English. In this post, one of our new First Leap teachers, Nicola, talks about why she decided to quit her job as a designer back in the UK in December 2015 to set off on an adventure traveling the world with her...read more
Making the decision to live and work as an English teacher in China is exciting. As we discussed in a previous blog post, you have the chance to have a comfortable lifestyle in China because the salary vs. the cost of living in China for an English teacher is quite...read more
At First Leap China, we really are like a family. And the leader of our family is Charlie (yes, we all call him by his first name). Born in China, Charlie attended Vanderbilt University in the USA and he had a vision and a passion to reinvent English education in...read more
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...read more
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...read more