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Helpful Tips for Teaching the Very Young

Teaching young learners is particularly rewarding and fun, but it can also be a lot of work, especially when you can’t communicate with them in their native tongue. Whether you’re teaching preschool or kindergarten, grade 1, or even classes at a training center, teaching young learners presents a special set of challenges. [...]

2018-04-25T08:12:38+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Where to Travel During Chinese Summer Vacation

Only a few more months until summer vacation! Not that I’m counting or anything … If you teach in Chinese public schools, when the students are on holiday, so are you! Different schools have various vacation dates, but you should have roughly two months to do whatever you want during summer [...]

2018-04-18T04:15:57+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Chinese Students’ Favorite Songs

My first few weeks teaching primary school students, I avoided singing songs in the classroom. Singing at work? It felt like cheating. Eventually, I asked an English teacher who was Chinese for feedback. She actually advised me to start leading my students in learning songs. Once I started incorporating songs into [...]

2018-04-11T07:43:28+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments
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