How Teaching English | Teaching English Language - Teachingnomad.com

GREAT Pay

The schools we work with provide the most lucrative compensation packages in the industry. Live great and save extra money!

Learn More

Most options

Great schools nationwide with options for Professional, Experienced and beginner teachers in almost every subject!

Learn More

Outstanding Support

A personal placement consultant as your sole point of contact through the whole process.

Learn More

TEFL Certification

Study in-class or get your on-line certification for FREE from Teaching Nomad!

Learn More

How Teaching English | Teaching English Language - Teachingnomad.com

Let’s face it: China is expanding on a global front and fast. China is a big-time player in the world’s economy and the amount of millionaires surfacing here is shooting through the roof. Even though the Chinese are dominating the scene, the likelihood that the rest of the world will jump up and learn Chinese is not that high, however, the Chinese already started years ago sending their children to boarding schools in the US and UK to master the world’s lingua franca.

The older Chinese generation was deprived of education during the Cultural Revolution and most of them speak almost no English at all. Today, however, the Chinese are obsessed with English. Nearly a fifth of the population is learning the English language. Gordon Brown, the former British Prime Minister stated during a trip to China, that in two decades China's English speakers will already outnumber native English speakers in the rest of the world. This sudden desire for English in China is fuelling a market that comprises everything from books, teaching materials and tests to teacher training and language schools themselves. ETS, an American group that developed TOEFL estimates that China is already the world's largest market for English-language services at a whopping $60 billion a year.

The giants of training schools, Wall Street English, Web International and New Oriental are currently aiding English education in China to soaring success. Web International has 100 training centers throughout China while New Oriental boasted with 15,000,000 students since 2011. English education isn’t only enjoying support from training schools; the Chinese are acquiring English at very early ages as well. Bi-lingual kindergartens are sprouting all over the country. The latest phenomena in China, the so-called “Dragon babies” boom surfaced in 2012 during the Year of the Dragon. The government now aims to open a gigantic amount of schools to teach these children English. The Chinese learning English, is happening and currently a whopping 320 000 English natives are employed annually in China to educate the future generation.

Set aside the known big international schools in China, many local schools in smaller cities are also adapting either more English programs, international school methods or employing foreign teachers to educate their students, to go out and be comfortable with fierce competitors in the international platform of business. Many companies who aim their services at sending Chinese students abroad to learn English are also growing rapidly. Chinese students, seeking an English education, are the largest group of foreign students in American (over 127,000) and Canadian (50, 000) universities.

Yes, every person deserves an education. And it is ideal if every nation is fluent in the business mother tongue of the world. English language education in China during the second half of the twentieth century might arguably be called the world's largest language engineering project. And the fact that China is taking this so seriously also means more jobs for teachers. It’s a win-win situation for everyone. China is venturing in to the world and creating an impressive reputation speaking English while doing so while hoards of foreigners are flocking to China to work and live the high-life in the country’s vibrant cities.

 

Nomad stories

A Day in the Life of an ESL teacher in China

A Day in the Life of an…

      Yes – that’s right 10am, and this is on a...

29 Sep 2016

Why Do I Still Teach ESL?

Why Do I Still Teach ESL?

Before teaching English in China, I was working in Chicago....

27 Sep 2016

Preparing for the UAE

Preparing for the UAE

Congratulations on getting your new job in the UAE! We know...

27 Jul 2016

Getting Your Teaching License

Getting Your Teaching License

If you're looking to turn teaching into a career or...

27 Jul 2016

2016 Guide to Banking in China

2016 Guide to Banking in China

Banking in China - updated August, 2016 The Chinese currency is...

27 Jul 2016

Air Pollution in China

Air Pollution in China

For many people, coming to China for the first time...

27 Jul 2016

6 Questions to Consider Before Teaching Abroad in the Middle East

6 Questions to Consider Before Teaching Abroad…

With one of the highest concentrations of international schools, the...

20 Jul 2016

TEFL Lesson Demo: get well prepared!

TEFL Lesson Demo: get well prepared!

You made it past the application process and have been...

12 Jul 2016

Happy Teaching Nomads

  • Kimmi, USA Placed in Shanghai

    I truly appreciate all the work that Teaching Nomad did upon arriving to Shanghai. Teaching Nomad helped with everything else once I landed, from paperwork to directions. Everyone at the agency is wonderful and extremely helpful and welcoming.
  • Rafael, USA Placed in Shanghai

    Teaching Nomad was by far the easiest process I have gone through. I was able to get all the information I needed to continue with the job application. It was quick, efficient, friendly, and effective (I got the job).
  • Andrew, USA Placed in Shanghai

    I didn't know what professionalism was until I started working with Teaching Nomad. They have always responded to my questions and comment promptly and in a friendly manner. With Teaching Nomad I have truly found my dream contract.
  • Elsie,SA Placed in Shanghai

    Teaching Nomad helped me at a time in my life when I needed to make a positive career move. They helped me find a position in which I feel challenged, motivated and where I have the opportunity to develop my skills and knowledge as a teacher.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4


Teaching Nomad is your connection to teaching in Asia & The Middle East! We are a western owned and operated teacher placement agency based in Shanghai. We take a lot of pride in connecting teachers with great teaching opportunities.

 

Newsletter

Contact Us

   Kangding Road No. 1018, Yi Ge Building, Third Floor, Suite 306 Shanghai, Prc

 (0086) 21 3319 9715

 www.teachingnomad.com