Stories

Teaching in China Story: The Beginning of A New Chapter 

Over the years, teaching English as a Second language has been becoming more and more popular. Not only domestically but internationally too! Learning about this pattern in the Education realm has strongly influenced me to lean in and try to make a career out of it. Now, I am an ESL teacher in China and I love it! Why I decided to Teach ESL in China? Growing up I’ve always seen my hometown of…
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ESL

Private vs Public Schools in China: A Teacher’s Real Experiences

In 2012, I set out on an adventure to teach English in schools in China and I taught both in private and public schools. It taught me a lot about the differences between UK schools and the Chinese education system as I was lucky enough to experience both settings. Here are some of the main differences, and similarities, between public schools and private schools in China.  1. Facilities Private…
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Stories

A Tale of English Teaching in China

My experience in China was truly life-changing. I spent two years there, and I learned as much about myself as I did about Chinese culture. – Bre Crandy Moving to China to teach English was one of the scariest and most exciting decisions that I have ever made. So…
ESL

ESL Lesson Plan Resources for Different Ranges of Abilities

For any teacher, ESL lesson planning can be time-consuming, and sometimes, tricky. What to do with a class I’ve had for a long time? How can I make this grammar or vocabulary topic engaging? How can I liven up my class while still achieving my learning objectives? You’ve arrived at the right place. Here are some of the top ESL sites that would add ease to your ESL lesson planning. They are…
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Working

Things You Don’t Know About Chinese Work Culture

Why you should learn Chinese work culture? Whether you are working in China, or planning to start a business in China, it’s important to understand the Chinese work culture. The work culture over in China is slightly different than it is in the United States, or other parts of the world. Without learning, there are so many surprises that might hinder your success! However, that doesn’t mean…
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