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Beijing June/July 2014 Arrivals

Summer time in Beijing! If you'll be joining the Kids & Teens or EFEC teaching teams in Beijing for this June or July, this is the group for you. Come on in and get to know other teachers you'll be arriving with!

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Latest Activity: Jul 25

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Beijing Specifics

Started by Allison Sproul. Last reply by Allison Sproul Jul 25. 2 Replies

When I was coming to China for the first time, I asked my recruiter, Jaimee Watson, countless questions about everything from more serious issues of job schedule to sillier things like does Beijing…Continue

Icebreaker

Started by Allison Sproul Jun 21. 0 Replies

Hi everyone! For those of you who haven't spoken with me before, my name is Allison and I am one of the recruiters based out of Shanghai. However, I taught in Beijing last year with Kids & Teens…Continue

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Comment by Allison Sproul on July 14, 2014 at 5:53pm

Hi everyone! I will be going to Beijing to help out with the orientation for those arriving on July 30th. I look forward to meeting you all then but hope you'll take advantage of the icebreaker & question threads above to get to know each other prior to arrival. Hope you're getting excited because Beijing is awesome :)!

Comment by Sarah Brown on July 10, 2014 at 3:09am

Hi all!! Im flying out to Beijing at the end of July from the UK. I am getting excited and nervous now- I can't believe how fast it has come around. Is anyone else arriving at the same time or flying from the UK? Im looking forward to meeting you all :) 

Comment by Derek Stephenson on July 1, 2014 at 5:48am

Anyone flying out of Vancouver on July 1st? Perhaps seats can be juggled and acquaintances can be made. I fly from Denver to Vancouver and Vancouver to Beijing.

Comment by Jessica Keller on June 25, 2014 at 9:53pm

I will second Derek's message to back up all important documents!

Also - for people who have been to China before - Tim Martin as as well.  He's in your same arrival group and on EF teachers.

Comment by Allison Sproul on June 25, 2014 at 1:43pm

Cristia, I know Jacqui Drake who arrives in the 'Jing on July 2nd has also lived in China before. Mostly in Shijiazhuang but has been to Beijing several times so she knows the area decently well :).

Comment by Derek Stephenson on June 24, 2014 at 6:50am

Consider backing up all your carefully saved paperwork. My computer just crashed and now I get to pray that my documents are all recoverable.

Comment by Jessica Keller on June 21, 2014 at 11:11pm

Hey Cristia!  I know Alexi (who just joined this group) has lived in Beijing before as well.  

Comment by Cristia Johnson on June 17, 2014 at 2:16am

Hi everyone!  Just thought I'd say a quick hello and say that I can't wait to meet you all!  I'll be arriving in Beijing at the end of July, and I'm excited (and a little nervous) about getting to know the city and learning to live in China.  I've been to Beijing before, but only for 3 months.  Has anyone else been to China before?

Comment by Simone Levine on June 12, 2014 at 10:03am

Hey guys - I'm getting on the seeking roommate bandwagon. I am interested in sharing an apartment in the Chaoyang district with 1 or more roommates.  If you're up for chatting about your living preferences, feel free to message me on ef-teachers.com or send me an email: simone.dube.levine@gmail.com. Looking forward to meeting you all soon! 

Comment by Johannes Jacobus Engelbrecht on May 30, 2014 at 3:58pm

Greetings from South Africa

Hope everyone is as excited as I am. Can't wait to hop on a plane and make my way to the land of China. Certainly look forward to meeting you all. 

Jakes

 

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