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Using a recruiter for ESL jobs – good or bad?

Looking for job is stressful. Flying to the other side of the world to start a new job in a new country where you don’t speak the language can be significantly more stressful. The stakes are much higher and you want to get it right, right? These days a significant number of [...]

2018-05-24T08:52:59+00:00June 20th, 2014|Articles, Featured, Job Search|14 Comments

The Challenges of Learning Mandarin

Greetings from Hangzhou My name is Gentile and I’m a Mandarin teacher currently living in Hangzhou. My husband is also a teacher and it was out of this passion for languages and education that our love for each other grew. We have been recently married and currently we own and operate a [...]

2018-05-24T08:53:01+00:00January 13th, 2014|Articles, Learning Chinese|1 Comment

Great Wall of China Marathon Run

Interview with Rob Avery about his Great Wall of China marathon. GS:You are living in Ningbo, China at the moment, can you tell us a bit about how you came to be there and what you are currently doing? RA:I am currently studying at Nottingham University’s campus in Ningbo. I am very [...]

2018-05-24T08:53:03+00:00July 11th, 2013|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments
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