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Don’t Forget to Breathe

Don’t Forget to Breathe

By James Prescott-Kerr When you’re abroad and know you have limited time in your...

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5 Simple Steps to Successfully Teaching Chinese Students

5 Simple Steps to Successfully Teaching Chinese Students

Teaching a new class is always a daunting prospect, even for the most experienced...

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Teaching at a Chinese university vs a Chinese college

Teaching at a Chinese university vs a Chinese college

Teaching at a Chinese university or a Chinese college is quite a popular job for...

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Interview with Altiné Moumouni about Teaching in Shenzhen

Interview with Altiné Moumouni about Teaching in Shenzhen

GS: So, can you tell us a bit about how you first got into English teaching and...

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Teaching at Training Centre vs Middle School

Teaching at Training Centre vs Middle School

When one approaches teaching in China as a career path, there are a few options...

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Commonly used Chinese Grammar Particles

Commonly used Chinese Grammar Particles

One of the various misconceptions about the Mandarin Chinese language is that it...

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The Ultimate China Bucket List: 25 Things You Must Do In China

The Ultimate China Bucket List: 25 Things You Must Do In...

With ancient temples and giant pandas,  karst landscapes and mega cities, China...

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Climbing the Great Wall

Climbing the Great Wall

Climbing the Great Wall yesterday was one of the most-awe-inspiring experiences...

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Top 20

Top 20

My top 20 favorite cultural adventures I’ve had so far in China through my own travel...

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Alipay for Foreigners: A Simple Guide

Alipay for Foreigners: A Simple Guide

If you’re in China, you’ll find that there is a lot of freedom when it comes to...

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10 Things You Should Know Before Teaching English in China

10 Things You Should Know Before Teaching English in China

If you’ve landed yourself a job of teaching English China, congratulations! It’s...

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Mid-Autumn Festival at the Beijing Forbidden City

Mid-Autumn Festival at the Beijing Forbidden City

To celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival, I took a trip to the Forbidden City...

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I Trained With Young Lion Dancers in Qiantong Ancient Village

I Trained With Young Lion Dancers in Qiantong Ancient Village

This week I met these young lion dancers in Qiantong Ancient Town, in Ningbo, Zhejiang!...

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Watching Sports in Chinese: Your Beijing Winter Olympics Vocabulary List

Watching Sports in Chinese: Your Beijing Winter Olympics...

Watching Sports in Chinese: Your Beijing Winter Olympics Vocabulary List Daniel...

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Discussing Brain Development

Discussing Brain Development

Yesterday my class discussed the special nature of the adolescent brain and how...

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Teaching in Beijing

Teaching in Beijing

After the first day of classes, Chinese teachers identified what they were hoping...