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  • Chattering between class activities
  • News/Weather/Sports presentations by learners worked really well as did the follow-up questions from classmates
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    1. 1. Michael Q LarsonELS Language Centers/Santa Barbara
    2. 2. Right now, in China: Growing demand for English education English is Required to graduate from most undergraduate programs (College English Test) Roughly 100,000 Chinese studying in the US alone, many of whom took extracurricular English before coming over China is rapidly industrializing, producing more money to spend on education
    3. 3. Potential Employers Small private schools Large English-teaching chains like EF and Wallstreet English – Even Disney Universities IB programs and private international high schools
    4. 4. Other Opportunities Tutoring Corporate training
    5. 5. How to find gigs and longer-term jobs Websites Networking Positive Referrals from schools and companies
    6. 6. How to find gigs and longer-term jobs Getting a work visa (finding a sponsor) Housing allowance (or on-campus lodging) Learning Mandarin
    7. 7. A word on Preparedness- Its a developing country- Many of the horror stories you read online are a product of unpreparedness- Read the manual:http://middlekingdomlife.com/guide/teaching- english-in-china-guide.htm
    8. 8. - Get in onTESOLapp.com beta
    9. 9.  Very cooperative, very attentive …..take good notes Keen to learn English and all about western countries Gracious and polite Family oriented culture so it was considered OK for teachers to bring their children to class with them
    10. 10.  Unresponsive to Q &A in class But journals and written surveys worked well for student feedback Good participation in group activities, group songs and games News/Weather/Sports presentations by learners worked well

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