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Q: How is English First?

Got an online teaching job offer from EF. How well is the position? Anything I should be concerned about?

12 weeks 23 hours ago in  General  - China

 
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OMG! I have just realised we all owe the the OP a big apology. He/She/It/or whatever pronoun they/them/those have chosen this week was actually asking, How is English first? As in, the language being supreme, in the world.

Well, my friend, it has to do with being civilised, educated, hard working, honest and ethical - these things and more are how English is Numbah 1.

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EF has had a spotty reputation throughout the world, including China. It depends on who the franchise owner is. Past violations of undocumented workers, late or no pay, withholding paperwork, hiring teachers on travel visas, and management/worker relations issues. Not all EF companies are created equal. When problems are reported in the media, it is usually companies like EF, Wall Street, and Disney that makes the headlines. Proceed with caution. 

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I think English First should be a bit concerned......

 

"How is English First?"

"How well is the position?"

 

In my expereince, grammar is key. indecision

 

 

 

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I find market traders very funny ... people ... 

 

 

San Francisco Bans Smoking Inside Apartments Unless It's Weed

San Francisco officials have banned all tobacco smoking inside apartments, due to concerns about secondhand smoke, but cannabis smoke will be permitted...? 

 

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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jySRJMhVcBg

https://youtube.com/watch?v=jySRJMhVcBg

All that talk about weed and Lard the OP gave me a flashback

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I am a bit concerned with the new agents, here. 

 

Is there nobody on Board, who would ask few normal questions in English once in a week?

 

Any volunteers ...?

 

I found some Q guidance on web ...

 

253 Good Questions to Ask - The only list you'll need.

 

Knowing good questions to ask is essential ... Because asking questions is the most powerful way to get to know someone. Of course, not all questions are equal. Having the right questions to ask prepared goes a long way in helping you to connect with people more effectively. And I know it sounds too good to be true, but the right question to ask someone can change your life. broken heart

 

 

 

Apparently, questions position here is paid, butT ... I want my rains, first.

 

You know, you can't trust to promise you'll receive future pay, if Co. owes you few 'back salaries', already.

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OMG! I have just realised we all owe the the OP a big apology. He/She/It/or whatever pronoun they/them/those have chosen this week was actually asking, How is English first? As in, the language being supreme, in the world.

Well, my friend, it has to do with being civilised, educated, hard working, honest and ethical - these things and more are how English is Numbah 1.

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A: Can a new employer help you? Possibly but it's really hard to say for
A:Can a new employer help you? Possibly but it's really hard to say for sure. I used to be involved in hiring new teachers and a couple of times we had people we wanted to hire who were having trouble with their old school - situations similar to yours. Our school was legally able to hire foreign teachers, did everything by the book and was well connected, usually schools that mess people around with visa stuff aren't operating legally so a call from our visa guy to theirs telling them they were breaking the law, we were in the middle of processing the visa stuff with the PSB and the next phone call they got regarding this teacher was likely to be from the PSB asking some hard questions was usually enough to get them to co-operate. No school doing illegal stuff wants the PSB getting too interested in what they're doing. There's a chance a new employer could figure something out if they really want to hire you but these are difficult times, their hands might be tied too.    -- Stiggs