Teaching English and American Culture in China


This is a video from the group of LTU students and staff who went in 2008.

Location: Zhejiang Province, China 

Type of Program: Volunteer abroad (not for academic credit) 

Duration: 3 - 4 weeks, typically in July 

Time of Year: Summer 

Majors: Open to all students, staff, & faculty.

Hosted by: Council on China Exchange 

Estimated Cost: $460 + Roundtrip Airfare to LAX

  • Roundtrip Airfare to LAX
  • Each teacher needs to pay a $250 program fee (due with application) plus $175 visa fee
  • A travel insurance is also required of teachers, typically under $35 for teachers in their 20s.

There is an optional tour of Beijing and Shanghai for $550 for five days four nights with room (2 star in Shanghai, 3 star in Beijing) and meals, Beijing tours, airport transfers and local transportation included.

Program Fee includes: Free roudtrip airfare from LAX to China, free room and board, free ground transportation in China, & two one-day excursions provided by host school. 

Application Deadline: Extended Deadline- March 1, 2014. Return it to Office of Leadership Programs & Study Abroad, c205

Program Description: This program bring native English speakers to China to teach English and American culture to Chinese students, ranging from elementary through high school. Program partcipantes team teach for five 50 min periods, five days a week for 3 weeks. Host schools provide free weekend tours and excursions for visiting teachers. Curriculum topics are provided, but curriculum modification and development are done by the program participants before the trip. Students live in hotels near the school sites, in developed areas of China. Meals are provided by the host schools.

Download the information and application packet

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