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Why Teaching English in China is the perfect choice after graduation

Upon graduation many of us seem so keen and eager to get out there and do something completely new and fresh from sat taking in lectures and writing dissertations. Teaching English in China is exactly that and so much more. Here’s why… Work Experience Working on the far side of the world in a new country that speaks  a different language is a challenge, those willing to rise to the challenge need ambition, character and confidence. These traits are highly desirable to prospective employers and help show that you have a good work ethic and can be relied on to…

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7 Cool things to do in China on your day off

With so many new things to see and do in China there are no excuses for feeling bored. Here are seven ideas to get you started. Play badminton in the park Badminton is a popular past time in China and in he parks there are almost always numerous badminton courts marked out and waiting for your patronage. Many parks charge a modest entry fee for admission usually around 2 rmb (20 pence/ 30 cents) and once you are in the park playing badminton on the courts will be free. Badminton is great exercise and often you will make new friends…

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The best things about China that you don’t even know about

Its common knowledge that China has an abundance of cheap, delicious food and friendly locals, here’s a few cool things that you didn’t know. Many clubs are free, some pay you to drink We’ve heard for quite some time that many clubs offer free drinks to foreigners whom sign up on the guest list. What is even crazier is that now some clubs even pay foreigners to frequent their establishment. The reasoning behind this is the same reason that many clubs provide free drinks to foreigners. The theory is that by filling the club with trendy foreigners the club will…

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5 Tips for getting the most out of your holiday leave in China

Holidays are a great time wherever you may be and in China you will probably find yourself even more eager to make the most of the time and experience some serious adventure. Here’s a few suggestions to making the most of your time off. Book in advance Plane and train tickets sell out quickly. If you are serious about travelling by train then you need to get to the station and buy a ticket the day they are released if its during a public holiday. If you are booking a flight, booking at least 1 month in advance is a…

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