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In this section, you’ll find a whole bunch of quality and informative articles to read about Teaching in China and also articles about life and getting by in China.

All of the articles were either written by our experienced team here at RAY English or by guest writers who have lived and taught in China or still continue to do so. If you are interested in joining our team of contributors, then you can send a message here.

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To become innovative, we need to look at the situation from a new angle, never used before. There are thousands of English Language Training Centers (LTCs) in China using a multitude of different methods for teaching English with a rather limited success. I believe that there are a couple reasons…
I received a job aplication from a teacher looking to teach in China a few months ago. Like all new TEFL graduates, she was keen, eager to start speaking to schools and recruiters and find her first teaching job. I'm sure you remember what it was like? You've worked hard…
So you've arrived in your chosen city of China after having cemented an English teaching gig at some public or private institution and are now pondering the thought of entering the dating or relationship scene to get back into the swing of things to remain sane. Chinese girls: a completely…
The subject of an excellent Penny Ur book, Teaching Listening Comprehension, listening is the most commonly used communication skill, yet the least explicitly taught in many classrooms.  Listening is a skill often taken for granted and overlooked by teachers, so I hope that this article (and part book review) will help…
We dropped by to speak to Gareth Corona, who manages the foreign department and teaches English at the wonderful Giraffe American English School in Xi'an, China.    Hi Gareth, can you say a little about yourself and where you are from?    Sure, my name is Gareth Corona and I…
Exciting things are happening in Xi’an! With a growing population of expats and global businesses based in Xi’an, so grows the need for more diverse education options for the families and students living here.  As programs like the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)…
Reading is 'dreaming with your eyes open'. Teaching reading to young learners activates their imagination and enables children to master intonation and word stress from a young age. Reading also passively teaches punctuation and grammar. These skills are very important in achieving near-native English skills.   Using Technology to Teach…
"Reading for pleasure has been revealed as the most important indicator of the future success of a child (OECD, 2002), and improvements in literacy, at any point in life, can have a profound effect on an individual."   Stories provide authentic context for the presentation of language. Young learners are…
Hi guys, in my first article I talked about my previous job of teaching kids in a private training school in China, and the pros and cons of teaching in a English language schools in China. In March 2015, I changed jobs and began working at a college in China,…
Hi guys, I have been teaching English in China now for just over three years. Initially I taught at a large multinational kids training school (private), but now I teach at a college of further education (public). Both have pro's and con's which I’ll be introducing based on my experiences…

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