The first few weeks of teaching English are fun and exciting. Students will stand up and clap as you enter and give you gifts as you leave. Teachers will shake your hands and administrators will take you out to fancy dinners.
You will think the students and staff are transfixed by every word that leaves your mouth. Your lessons will be acclaimed as brilliant and you will be asked to give advice to the native Chinese teachers about their lessons.
Everyone will watch you and everything you do will be considered interesting and funny.
Enjoy those first few weeks while you can!… Read the rest