Is English First Co. a Threat to New Oriental?

Reading Time: < 1 minute I noticed this “English First Co.”, which is 2008 Beijing Olympics language training partner, because of their ubiquious ads (outside and inside) Cloud 9 building. I understand there are at least 2 levels of Olympics partners. Lenovo, Haier and Coke Cola, etc are exclusive sponsors (in its product category). In other words, they gave more money to Olympics committe and they got more… Continue reading Is English First Co. a Threat to New Oriental?

English Training Companies in Shanghai

Reading Time: < 1 minute Heard about this Kai’en English from a colleague, they offer spoken English, Youth English, Business English, test preparation, etc. Why English training is so hot? According to the S1 prospectus of Xinhua Finance Media, page 108 (under Radio section), “the average wages of Chinese employees with advanced and intermediate levels of English are 72.5% and 24.3%… Continue reading English Training Companies in Shanghai