“China is a great breeding ground to attest the growing popularity of English in the East. Couple of decades ago, the percentage of people who knew English was at a miserable 2-5%. Now, with the globalization of trade, the percentage has jumped up to a much acceptable 50-55%. This includes people from different age groups learning English.
The students section is the most dominant ones amongst people who wish to learn English. Close to 90% of the age group of 6-18 are into some level of learning English. This is great news for English teaching jobs. Your endeavor to teach English in China as a teacher will be much easier when you hear this. As students have a faster learning curve than others, you can expect to see some really fast results.
The next in the learning group come middle-aged businessman. With China emerging as a global hub for sourcing, a lot of businessmen want to learn English. This is your second emerging audience for you to teach English in China. Plenty of English teaching jobs have been advertised by schools. The scene behind the curtains is that these schools have got a lot of these businessmen enrolled as students.