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A Review of Echo English, Hangzhou

They lied to me, to get me into places like Tiantai – a tiny town with no foreigners and nothing to do –¬† then they tried it again with Yueqing. One of their employees sexually harassed me within hours of my stepping off the plane. The school pays Echo between 13,000 – 16,000 RMB a month. I only see 6,000 of that. They refused to move me from Tiantai when I was genuinely considering suicide due to months of miserable isolation, instead threatening to blacklist me so I would never get another teaching job in China again. When I eventually…

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Tefl Certification, the best way to get certified for China

In order to teach English in China and all around the world officially, you require a TEFL certificate. The ways and means for getting a TEFL certificate are broad and getting certified can cost anything from a couple of hundred dollars to thousands. The choice can be made easier by separating into two distinct options, online and offline. OfflineTEFL¬†certification is usually more structured, lengthy and costly whereas online TEFL certification is usually quicker and less formal with less structured training and a much lower cost. Offline courses Offline certification usually comprises of you going to attend a number of lectures…

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