How to Build Relationships at Your Chinese School

Why should you get involved at your Chinese school? Many foreigners who teach English in China view their role as “just a job.” They show up, but go straight home after work and try to skip out on office hours. Instead, why not view this job as a cultural experience? If [...]

2017-07-27T08:44:42+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

8 Things Every ESL Teacher Should Keep at Their Desk

When teaching English in China, you always need to be on your toes. In the nearly three years I have been here, there have been times when I’ve been asked to teach a lesson without much prior planning. The computer mysteriously malfunctioned, another teacher fell ill, somebody told you last-minute your [...]

2017-06-28T08:07:45+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Articles, Teaching|0 Comments

Teaching While Sick

A few times a year we all succumb to some sort of illness. Coming down with a cold at your regular job stinks; you sit at your desk with a sweater and a cup of tea and do your best to power through the work day. Being sick as a teacher, [...]

2017-06-21T13:44:17+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Articles, Teaching|0 Comments
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