Amanda Sinclair

Amanda Sinclair

About Amanda Sinclair

Amanda is an English teacher at York English. Since finishing my law degree in England I decided to take a break and teach English in China. I have never taught or travelled to Asia before, and even after reading about China and what to expect, I still felt woefully unprepared.

Travelling and Working in China

I am fortunate that being a teacher in China allows me spare time, whilst earning money, to also explore the country. We work weekends, so have the start of the week off, which isn’t as bad as it may sound. The weekends are usually extremely busy, with children [...]

2017-11-28T09:07:02+00:00 April 3rd, 2013|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Is it really hard to teach teenagers?

So, where I work we are given a strict curriculum to follow for our kindergarten classes, and Hip Hip Hooray classes. We know what vocabulary and what grammar we are expected to teach in that lesson, and all we really have to figure out is how, and the [...]

2017-11-28T09:07:42+00:00 January 16th, 2013|Articles, Teaching|0 Comments
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