Teach English in Ho Chi Minh City2020-06-16T23:03:05+00:00
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Vietnam’s largest, most vibrant city offers an enchanting mix of old and new. Its robust economy and long history combine to form a city of contrasts; elegant temples and battered food stalls stand proud against a backdrop of sleek skyscrapers, which have rapidly appeared as the city emerges as one of Southeast Asia’s most important hubs. Amongst the skyscrapers, you’ll find plenty of attractions that offer a peek into the city’s past; museums, tunnels and the DMZ help visitors better understand the nation’s complex history.

The city once known as Saigon has earned an enviable reputation for being a bustling center of activity. It’s ideal for anyone looking to immerse themselves in modern-day Vietnam whilst getting to know one of its most important cities. Join our TESOL Program in Ho Chi Minh City and prepare to get swept away by the city’s vibrant culture and fast-paced way of life. Trust us; you won’t be disappointed!


OUR TEACHING PROGRAMS IN HO CHI MINH CITY

Teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City

It can be difficult to find trustworthy English teaching jobs in Ho Chi Minh City without prior knowledge of the local market or language. That’s where we come in. Working with a team of dedicated in-country experts, we offer a TEFL Training Program and help finding jobs teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City. Open to both students and graduates, our program offers you the chance to gain a reputable qualification and teaching position whilst enjoying the best this lively city has to offer. You’ll join a group of people from around the world and make friends and memories to last a lifetime.

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BASIC INFORMATION

About Ho Chi Minh City

Weather

Ho Chi Minh City is extremely hot and humid all year round. It’s characterized by 2 seasons: west and dry. The extreme heat force many to take a break during the afternoon.

Geography

Located in southeast Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City is a major transport hub. It sits downstream of the Dong Nai river and has a diverse network of canals and rivers running in and around it.

Language

The official language of Vietnam is Vietnamese, and this is spoken by the majority of locals. That said, owing to its colonial past, many older people still speak French.

THINGS TO DO

Top Attractions

Its historical significance and economic importance mean there is plenty to see and do in Ho Chi Minh City. You’ll want to make the most of your time here to experience all the city has to offer.

Cu Chi Tunnels

Cu Chi Tunnels

Another remnant from the Vietnamese War, the Cu Chi Tunnels offer you the chance to get as close as possible to experiencing life during this period. Visitors can explore the network of underground tunnels used by Vietnamese soldiers in 1948.

Cao Dai Temple

Cao Dai Temple

Built in 1955 by the Cao Dai Army, this temple represents the Caodaist belief that all religions are the same. The temple honours The Lord Buddha, Jesus Christ, Muhammad and Confucius.

Jade Emperor Pagoda

Jade Emperor Pagoda

Also known as the Tortoise Pagoda, this is one of the most important shrines in Ho Chi Minh City. It was built at the start of the 20th Century by a community of Chinese people from Guangzhou and represents the Mahayanist branch of Buddhism.

War Remnants Museum

War Remnants Museum

This is a must-see for any visitor to Ho Chi Minh City. Complete with graphic photos and military equipment, the extensive exhibits offer you the chance to learn more about this important period in Vietnamese history.

Bin Thay Market

Bin Thay Market

Located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City’s Chinatown, Binh Tay Market houses vendors selling an assortment of goods, from fresh meat and vegetables to handicrafts and textiles. Mainly serving the local population, this is a great way to experience local life.

Reunification Palace

Reunification Palace

This popular attraction has great historical significance. It was the base of the Vietnamese General Ngo Dinh Diem during the war. It was also the place the Vietnamese war ended, when a North Vietnamese tank crashed through its main gate.

If you like to unwind with a beer after a hard day’s work, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Ho Chi Minh City. If you check out these bars and clubs, don’t forget you’ll need to be up bright and early for class the next morning!

Bui Vien Walking Street

Bui Vien Walking Street

This popular walking street is a must-visit for backpackers and expats alike. Lined with great bars and even better street food, you’re guaranteed to visit more than once during your course!

Catwalk Club

Catwalk Club

Complete with karaoke rooms, a lounge and live performances, this all-rounder is one of the city’s most popular entertainment venues.

The Roof Top Bar

The Roof Top Bar

If you’re looking to treat yourself, this is the place to do so. Located at the top of the Rex Hotel, a drink here comes with stunning views over the Ho Chi Minh City skyline.

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