Welcome To Chinesetown

Learn Chinese with English First

You don’t have to learn Chinese to live in China, and you don’t have to be a fluent conversationalist. But we have found at EF, that many of our teachers actually enjoy learning some Chinese. Before you come to China, it might be useful to learn a few phrases to help you get by or even take your Mandarin to the next level. That’s why we offer free Chinese lessons to all our teachers, in class, or online.

Free Chinese classes

It can sometimes be expensive to learn Chinese, and we don’t want the money to hold you back. That’s why we have developed our free online Chinese learning platform called Chinesetown, which offers you the perfect introduction to Chinese and is available free to all EF’s teachers. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never studied before, or you’re almost a native, Chinesetown has something for everyone.

Learn online or F2F

Once you have accept the job at EF, your recruiter will send you your login details for your free online classes. These classes range from beginner to advanced and can be taken online before you arrive in China, and can be continued while you’re here. Learning Chinese online is a great way to learn and try. Once you arrive in China, you will be able to apply everything you have learnt to everyday life. Your classes will cover everything from speaking to the taxi driver to buying clothes or vegetables. If you are teaching in Shanghai, Beijing or Guangzhou, you can also make the most of our free face to face classes. Make sure you apply today so you can start to learn Chinese and teach English in China.

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