1.Q: What are the dates of the program?Top
A: The program runs twice a year (August and February). You may choose your departure and return date based on six months stay.
2.Q: When is the application deadline for the program?Top
A: China ESL asks that you submit your application at least two months before your desired departure date. If you are interested in a summer program we recommend that you send in your application as soon as possible. At times placements can be made with one months notice.
3.Q: May I decide how long I want to stay in China once I get there?Top
A: Yes, if you are interested in teaching English as a second language in China after the six months program.
4.Q: What kind of visa will I get?Top
A: Your China Visa will be an F or Z visa for the period of six months. The Z Visa is generally known as the working Visa while the F Visa is known as the cultural exchange visa.
5.Q: How much do I have to pay for this Program?Top
A: Please contact China ESL
6.Q: Will China ESL be responsible for my visa and travel arrangements?Top
A: Program participants are given all necessary materials required to apply for their entry visas as well as instruction on application. We will issue you an invitation letter to apply for a visa in your home country. Participants are responsible for their visa fee and booking their own tickets to arrive in Shanghai on the date requested.
7.Q: What happens after my arrival in Shanghai? Top
A: We will arrange for a pick-up service.
8.Q: I have no teaching experience. Can I still apply?Top
A: Absolutely! You do not have to be a qualified teacher to teach English in China. In fact some of the “best” teachers had no experience whatsoever. You will have a great time developing your own style and routine with the kids.
9.Q: Who is eligible for this program?Top
A: We welcome participants from all nations and backgrounds between the age of 18 and 45. But participants should have a good command of English and at least must be a high school graduate.
10.Q: What is TESOL?Top
A: "TESOL is an acronym that stands for, Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages”