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Stories and Tips Benxi

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Conclusion - Benxi Future English School

Written by Shady Ady on 07 Feb, 2011

While this review may sound negative, I’m only highlighting the truth and facts of teaching in Benxi. This isn’t an easy teaching position and if you aren’t committed or dedicated to your job, then the experience will be a rough one and most likely end…Read More


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Benxi City and Its Amenities - Benxi Future English School

Written by Shady Ady on 07 Feb, 2011

Benxi is a small city by Chinese standards, with a population of around 1.5 million inhabitants. It was once identified by the UN as one of the world’s top 10 polluted cities, unidentifiable from satellite. This grotesque past certainly isn’t evident today. Of course there…Read More


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Pay & Accommodation - Benxi Future English School

Written by Shady Ady on 07 Feb, 2011

Pay/ SalaryThe salary you are offered, as I found out, has very little to do with your age, experience and qualifications. It has more to do with how little David can get away with paying you or how quickly he needs teachers. The average salary…Read More


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Teaching Schedule & Vacation - Benxi Future English School

Written by Shady Ady on 07 Feb, 2011

Teaching Schedule:All teachers during my time at Benxi Future English experienced teaching both in David’s private school and various public schools. Teachers find themselves either predominantly private school teachers or predominantly public school teachers. I was one of the lucky few, who kept the same…Read More


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Public School - Benxi Future English School

Written by Shady Ady on 06 Feb, 2011

Alongside Benxi Future English School, David also has a monopoly on supplying native speaking English teachers to public schools. These public schools are located in and around Benxi. Taxi money is always provided if these schools aren’t within walking distance.I was only told about ‘maybe’…Read More


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The School - Benxi Future English School

Written by Shady Ady on 06 Feb, 2011

Benxi Future English School has been running for over ten years now. It has no relation or affiliation to the Dalian Future English School, where the name, logos and badges were plagiarised from.Benxi Future English School has approximately 450 students ranging from 4 to 18…Read More


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The Management - Benxi Future English School

Written by Shady Ady on 06 Feb, 2011

The school is owned and managed by David Hao and his wife Ellen, both of whom speak English to a competent level. For most teachers, myself included, their approach to management left feelings of exasperation and annoyance. You will always be the last to know…Read More


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Introduction - Benxi Future English School

Written by Shady Ady on 06 Feb, 2011

Benxi Future English School (http://www.benxifutureenglishcentre.com) is a private language school in the industrial city of Benxi in north-east China. Benxi offers an unrivalled chance to immerse yourself in Chinese culture, in a real working-class city, away from foreigner orientated larger cities, where Western amenities and…Read More


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