Congratulations on your selection as a 2017-2018 ETA (English Teaching Assistant)!
We are excited to welcome you to Taiwan and assist you throughout the year. Below are informational pages to help you prepare for your time in Taiwan.
Overview of Taiwan
Population: 23.55 million (2017)
Area: 36,194 square kilometers
Major Ethnic Groups: Han Chinese (97%), Aborigines (2%), Other (1%)
Languages: Mandarin / Taiwanese / Hakka / Aboriginal
Foreign Languages: English, Japanese
Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
Time Zone: National Standard Time (UTC+8)
Electricity: 110V, 60HZ