Richelle – How much can you save teaching in China?

By Richelle, former English teacher in China Ningbo University in Zhejiang Province, China   It’s the question that all prospective teachers are wondering: how much can I really save teaching abroad? A high salary is great, but if you’re living in an expensive country, your cash isn’t going to stretch […]

Small City vs Big City

Youtube Video: Cost Of Living In China *HOUSING* (2018) Small city is not a city underdeveloped, with no advanced infrastructures, but a city relative smaller compared to the tier 1 city including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Some people are swarming into big cities for a high salary. But some […]

Campus Canteen

Youtube Video: Typical Canteen food of a Chinese public school Youtube Video: Cost Of Living In China *HOUSING* (2018) When you go teach in China, you must be super curious about the food at your host school. Canteens at Chinese universities or public schools are similar. Breakfast is usually served […]

Chinese Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer solstice. The festival occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of the traditional Chinese calendar, which is the source of the festival’s alternative name, the Double Fifth Festival. The Chinese calendar is lunisolar, […]

How is an ESL teacher’s tax calculated in China?

It is your duty to pay tax when living and working in a country, even in foreign country. So how is your tax calculated in China? The tax system in China is relatively complicated for newcomers to understand. How is the tax calculated? If your salary is lower than 4,800 […]

Packing List for Teaching in China

  What To Pack For China? Teach in China could be one of the most life-changing decision you have made. However, that does not mean you need to pack a lot with you to China. With ISAC program, you will be picked up by your host school staff. Our suggestion? […]

Extracurricular Activities

Youtube Video: ISAC Hangzhou Food Tour Oct. 2018 (Part 1/2) Your life in China would be more than teaching. We have many extracurricular activities for our teachers to participate in, through which they can learn more about Chinese cultrue and experience a Chinese lifestyle. Like: Dragon-boat Racing Basketball Match Water […]