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1. Posted by TylerJames (Respected Member 333 posts) 17y Star this if you like it!

i am trying to plan out a trip into china i would like to spend a few months up to 6, maybe more, teaching english. dose anyone know the best place to do this. in teamrs of being layed back easy going. i do not have a college degree but have taught some english in vietnam and i am getting my TEFL within the next month or so. any info would help

cheers tyler

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3. Posted by China2006 (Budding Member 32 posts) 17y Star this if you like it!

Hi, Tyler,
I got to know that you are seeking a TEFL job in China, i suggest Nanning, in south China, in the bersering area between China and Vietnam.
As i am used to be an English teacher in a senior middle scholl, and i know froeign teacher in Nanning is Great need, so here you maybe have good luck.
Good luck to you, and if you need any help. you can contact me and i would be very much like to help you.

4. Posted by sillypeng (Budding Member 6 posts) 17y Star this if you like it!

If you have considered to teach English in a big city.It will be absolutely Guangzhou.
First,Guangzhou is the third biggest city in China,it's international,easy-shopping and has a convenient traffic system.
Second,compare to Shanghai and Beijing,it's in great need of native English speaking teacher.If you were a native English speaker,you can make a big buck in Guangzhou.
The last point and also the most important point is all greatest Chinese food gather in Guangzhou.You can taste special food from all around China in Guangzhou.Most foreign friends I met said the Cantonese food impressed them most.

I have a friend teaching English in the New Oriental School in Guangzhou.If you have Guangzhou in your plan,maybe I can help.Just leave me a message.

5. Posted by bertwong (Budding Member 7 posts) 17y Star this if you like it!

Hi Tyler, I don't know if you're already in China, but I'll be going to Guangzhou in a week or so.
Being a native speaker is vital for some places in China. As I'm a native speaker, but with a Brazilian passport, I wasn't accepted in many schools in China and my Work Visa was turned down in Beijing.
If you're still looking for a reliable source of jobs in the world (not only China), post your CV in www.tefl.com. There are over 30 schools in China looking for English teachers, preferably native.

Hope I've been of some help, take care (if you go to Guangzhou, hope we can meet up there).