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Technology in China

Cellphones Taking a Cellphone to China Participants may choose to take their own cellphone to China if they desire. You will not be asked to sign a cellphone contract. You will receive a pay-as-you-go SIM card. China Horizons will provide you … More…


FAQ’s

CATEGORIES General Living in China Costs, Fees, & Money Communication Application Process & Eligibility Eating and Food Culture Teaching Visas & Passports Safety & Health Traveling Within China Preparations & Packing Salary Airfare & Getting to China Religion Housing More … More…


Salary

Teachers are typically paid at the end or beginning of each month. For fall and winter contracts, the salary is between 775 and 1200 USD per month, which in Chinese standards is a fortune. Your salary will be paid in Chinese … More…


Room and Board (Paid Program)

Living Conditions Since we work with both public and private schools, your school could be a boarding school where the children live and eat on the school campus; a school where students travel home on weekends; or a public school … More…


Room & Board (Volunteer)

Living Conditions Since we work with both public and private schools, your school could be a boarding school where the children live and eat on the school campus; a school where students travel home on weekends; or a public school … More…


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Packing Suggestions

It can be daunting to plan and prepare for 1-2 semesters in China. Here are our suggestions and places to start. Pack light! Teachers always regret packing too much. Visit the airline website for specific baggage allowances for your flight. … More…


Medical Care

Major medical insurance coverage is not provided by China Horizons or the host school. Any international health or evacuation insurance is at the participant’s discretion. Some options for this can be found at the following sites. China Horizons does not … More…


Teaching

Every school – and class within each school – varies in the English language ability of its students. Some students will be more advanced and capable of carrying on detailed conversations, while others may not be able to pronounce their … More…


Communication

Instant messaging and WeChat are the most reliable and easy methods to communicate with family and friends at home. Most teachers will want to bring their own laptops or devices. Often the apartments will have either WiFi or an Ethernet … More…



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