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How to Survive Typhoon Days

Ah, the typhoon day. It is a quintessential part of life for teachers and students in China, especially for those of us living in the south, around Guangdong and Fujian. The whistling of the whipping wind and the rattling of the rain against your window signals a possible day [...]

2017-10-25T08:10:59+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

How to Meet Fellow Expats in China

I’m the first to preach that immersing yourself in the local culture is the best way to take advantage of your time in China. However, during your time abroad, hanging out with Westerners can sometimes be as valuable as spending time with Chinese people. Befriending fellow foreigners can help stave off [...]

2017-11-16T03:24:25+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

How to Write an Effective ESL Lesson Plan

I’ll admit, writing out detailed daily lesson plans isn’t for every ESL teacher. Some people think better when they are flexible about how their classes unfold. However, I encourage everyone to write out at least a few carefully developed lesson plans when they first start teaching ESL in [...]

2017-10-12T08:13:06+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Articles, Teaching|0 Comments
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