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Independent Tutoring Industry Overview

Year 2022 Trend Analysis

2020 global pandemic increases the demand for online coaching/tutoring; 2021 Chinese education policy accelerates the supply of independent teachers; 2022 offers rising opportunities to go independent to address a growing demand. Read executive summary.

Plan your slot smart

Matching your students’ calendar with your teaching calendar allows you to schedule your slots wisely. It also helps you to plan your own life better: why not take a vacation when your students also are on holiday?

Chinese School Holiday Calendar Year 2020 – 2021
Chinese traditional festival calendar year 2021 – 2025

Festival calendar

Traditional Chinese festivals are a good topic of conversation with your audience. So when are these festivals according to Gregorian calendar?

A complete checklist to curate your profile

Profile checklist

By communicating your relevant qualifications and personality well through words, photos, and videos, you are making it much easier for parents to choose you and book your lessons.

Choose the right platform

By initially working with the right mix of platforms, you can gradually figure out which platform fits your own goal and style best. The better the platform fit, the more you will enjoy working with it and get more bookings as a result.

Comparing major online English teaching platforms Year 2020
Persona template for student, parent and teacher

Build your unique position

By developing a persona for your student, his/her parents, and you as a teacher, you can gradually shape and build your position and reputation as a unique online English teacher.

12 Zodiac Animals

The Chinese zodiac is a classification scheme based on the lunar calendar in a repeating 12-year cycle. Each sign is named after an animal, and each animal has its own unique characteristics. This game teaches Chinese zodiac animals in English (for beginners).

Chinese New Year Game – 12 Chinese Zodiac Animals
Chinese New Year Game – Making dumplings

Making Dumplings

Most Chinese families spend Chinese New Year’s Eve together preparing dumplings before eating them at midnight. Dumplings signify family reunion. This game teaches children learn cooking and kitchen-related English terms and gain ideas about cooking.

Open Red Pockets

At Chinese New Year, it’s the tradition to give a gift of a bright, beautiful red envelope (known as 紅包, hóngbāo) to your friends and family. This game show how to conduct good manners in English.

Chinese New Year Game – open red pockets