Immerse yourself in Chinese culture while teaching in Yangshuo, China

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China

 

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    This is a private language school Yangshuo with students from all over China and around the world. People can learn either English or Chinese language here. The school make very good connection between Chinese students and international ones.

    Workawayers are assigned to be language partners to Chinese students who learns English in the school. The language practice takes 1-2 hours a day. 1 hour is in the afternoon from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. After the language practices, workawayer can choose to eat at school's canteen from 6:00 pm to 6:40 pm. Another hour is from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the school. The language partner program develops the friendship between workawayers and Chinese students. They spend time together to do a lot of other activities such as climbing mountains, cycling in the countryside, cooking a good meal while exploring local food market, playing some games/sports, drinking in a bar or eating in a local restaurant etc.. The school's slogan is HELP OTHERS AND HELP YOURSELF. School encourages Chinese and international workawayers/students to help each other and benefit each other.

    Summer ( Just & August) is busier than normal time. Workawayers are greatly needed to be ESL teachers at school. The school provides summer English training program to kids from all over China. ESL teachers teaches 2-3 classes a day from Monday to Friday. Each class last 2*️️️️45 minutes with 10 minutes break in the between. The size of class is limited up to 12.

    If you are enthusiastic in outdoor activities, a 7-day summer camp can be a good option for work. Singing, dancing, drawing, canoeing and outdoor sightseeing are the main content for the camp program. Workawayers normally work as a leader for those activities. Chinese staff are assigned to be assistant of the leader.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Language practice
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    *️️️️️️️️ They learn by doing and training from our professional team.
    *️️️️️️️️ They learn Chinese language and culture by immersing themselves in the environment.
    *️️️️️️️️ They learn by interacting with school's staff team, students and local people.

    Winter is quite peaceful and relaxing in Yangshuo. During holidays for public schools, some students come to Yangshuo for a 1-2 weeks study or enjoy the Spring Festival in Yangshuo while studying. Yangshuo is a small city in China and the festival atmosphere is much stronger than in the bigger cities. Our school usually organizes various activities for both domestic and overseas students and staff to celebrate the festival. We may also need your help to teach English during winter time.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    We need the following help:

    1.ESL teaching to kids during summer time (July & August) for school kids age from 6 to 16. School will offer teaching materials and books for workawayers. Kids are divided into small classes with 6-12 students in each class according to their English level. Each workawayer teaches 2 classes a day for about 3 hours’ teaching from Monday to Friday. Normally it needs you to be at school for 8 weeks. It’s also flexible if you want to stay longer or shorter and to be in Yangshuo sooner or later.

    2.Games and activities leadership is another type of work option during summer time (July & August). We have a 7-day summer English camp program for kids groups from 20-30 each group. You will work with our Chinese staff to lead our group students for various English activities such as BBQ, scavenger hunter, tours among the Yangshuo natures for sightseeing, Chinese traditional dancing, painting on the stones from Li-river, fishing in the muddy water, canoeing in a small lake and so on. You are expected to use English to tell student rules and regulations for the games and activities or have an operation demonstration. For these type of work, workawayers are expected to have good health, passion and love for outdoor activities even it’s hot and sunny in the summer time in Yangshuo. Curriculum will be fully provided by our school.

    3.Help for digital marketing. We need different talents for marketing work for our Chinese language & culture courses and hiring ESL teacher for short and long terms. If you are good at Web SEO, social medias marketing, photos/videos, developing marketing and marketing strategy, pls contact us. Working hours and cooperation patterns are quite flexible then.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    *️️️️️️️️ Type 1: Apartment.  Each apartment has individual bedroom, private show and toilet, shared living room and kitchen, FREE internet access, air-conditioner, tables, desk, chairs and so on.
    *️️️️️️️️ Type 2: Hostel room. Each room has bed/beds, private show and toilet, FREE internet access, air-conditioner, tables, chairs, closet and so on.
    Food are provided at school canteen from Monday to Friday. Saturday and Sunday you can eat at local restaurants and even cook by yourself. Food for staff is quite affordable, about USD1/meal.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Workawayers have various things to do after work. Hiking/cycling/rock-climbing/jogging/camping are quite popular in Yangshuo. There are 2 rivers and lots of swimming pools in Yangshuo as well. It's a pleasant thing to have a drink/meal in a bar/cafe such Star Buck or do some reading in the nature. Hanging out with school's Chinese student and taste local food or even cook with them in school’s canteen! They can also watch a movie in a cinema or at school with a movie server.....

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 2 hours a day, 5 days a week

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