TEFL in Shanghai – TESOL in Shanghai (China)
Shanghai campus is situated on the estuary of the Yangtze River. The school features large classrooms.
TEFL classes typically meet from 1:00 – 8:00 PM Monday through Friday for four weeks, with some variations for practicum and workshops.
Students will complete 130 hours of coursework in a classroom covering topics which include how to teach speaking, listening, reading, grammar and phonology.
In addition, students will complete 20 hours of teaching practicum that includes experienced teacher observation and student teaching) to gain additional hands-on experience.
Total course fee: US $2000
- • Deposit: US $1,000 due at registration
- • Balance payment: US $1,000 due 30 days before course start.
Course Calendar 2016
- • 5 July – 31 July
- • 2 August – 28 August
- • 11 October – 6 November
- • 15 November – 10 December
Shanghai may just be the most exciting place in the world to teach English. Often referred to as the New York City of the East, Shanghai is the perfect place to experience China’s upbeat and exciting lifestyle.
Its unique colonial past has intertwined itself with an opportunistic and positive future that shows no signs of slowing down.
There will certainly be no lack of excitement for those lucky enough to teach English in Shanghai!
Whether you’re next to a modern skyscraper or in a tiny dumpling shop, you’ll find culture and fun all around you while teaching English in Shanghai.
What are requirements for teaching English in Shanghai or throughout China?
1. You must have a Bachelor’s degree
2. You must be at least 24 years of age
3. You must have a minimum of 120-hour TEFL/TESOL certificate
Deciding which school is the right place for you to teach English in Shanghai can be a difficult and stressful decision. Our recruiter will carefully interview and screen you and help you find that school that matches your expectations.
With a subtropical maritime monsoon climate, Shanghai is generally mild and moist. Although located in the southern part of China, Shanghai still has four distinct seasons – the warm spring and the cool autumn are comfortable for travel, while the hot, rainy summer and the overcast, cold winter are far less pleasant.
Spring in Shanghai is from March to May. This is the best season in a year for traveling. Spring flowers in bloom make the city lively and attractive. The temperature is comfortable around 20° C (68° F). Light rain happens however will not disturb your trip. Long-sleeved shirts, thin sweaters or coats are suitable for this time.
Summer in Shanghai is long from June to September. With high temperature and abundant rainfall, the city can be very sweltering at this time. The highest temperature occurs in July or August. For 10 days or so in these two months, the temperature can be above 35°C (95°F). You should better avoid the hottest time around 14:00. Wear cool clothes such as T-shirts and shorts and drink more water to prevent yourself from getting a heatstroke.
Autumn in Shanghai comes in October and November. The temperate makes this season perfect for travel. It rains often in autumn except in the late November. Long-sleeved shirts, sweater and coat are appropriate.
Winter in Shanghai is from December to February with the coldest period from the end of January to early February. The awful coldness usually lasts for only several days, and it rarely snows. The temperature is not as low as in some cities in north China such as Beijing, but the humid cold wind is a torture for even the northerners. Sweater and a thick overcoat are imperative for winter.