Mandarin Learning Resources

Ben Pearce recently returned to the UK after four years living and working in Haining. He has reached an excellent standard of Mandarin and is now teaching the language to students of various ages in London. In this blog, he shares some of his top tips to help you get started with learning Mandarin.



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5 Reasons to Work at a Chinese State School

If you're considering applying for a long-term teaching placement in China, you might be wondering which kind of school to [...]

May 12th, 2018|Teaching in China|0 Comments

How Is a Private School Structured?

By Sheree Hooker, private school teacher in Wuhan  The branch of the organisation I worked for was one of the bigger [...]

May 7th, 2018|Teacher Blogs|0 Comments

Owen Littlehales: Hosting an English Festival

Hello everyone, A couple of weeks ago I was asked to host the English festival for the Primary School. This [...]

May 1st, 2018|Teacher Blogs|0 Comments

8 Chinese Dishes You Should Know About

One of the most common things we hear from people we send out to China is how varied (and delicious) [...]

April 30th, 2018|General|0 Comments

Private School Accommodation: What’s it Like?

By Sheree Hooker, private school teacher in Wuhan My flight into Wuhan landed in the early hours of the morning [...]

April 25th, 2018|Teacher Blogs|0 Comments

Georgia Bellis-Jones: From Teacher to Entrepreneur

Hi! My name is Georgia, I’m the founder and CEO of Jinyo (英有尽有), and I’m also a Teach English In [...]

April 23rd, 2018|Teacher Interviews|0 Comments

6 Reasons You Should Choose a Smaller Chinese City

If you’re thinking of teaching English in China, Beijing and Shanghai are almost guaranteed to have crossed your mind. Owing [...]

April 17th, 2018|General, Teaching in China|0 Comments

How to Deal with Bad Behaviour

Picture this: you’ve planned your best lesson yet, and you’re confident your students will go crazy for it. They love [...]

April 5th, 2018|Teaching in China|0 Comments

Owen Littlehales: Settling into Shanghai

你们好! Life in China has been great so far, and fairly random at times. For example, I’ve enjoyed a lot [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Teacher Blogs|0 Comments

Supriya: Homestay in Beijing

Interview with Supriya, participant in our Homestay Programme in Beijing, 2017 What made you decide you wanted to take part [...]

March 26th, 2018|Teacher Interviews|0 Comments

How Safe is China?

When choosing the best place to live and work, safety is an extremely important factor and something that should not [...]

March 21st, 2018|General|0 Comments

5 Things I Gained Living with a Chinese Family

By Lauren Pettit, Homestay Programme participant in Beijing 2017. […]

March 15th, 2018|General, Teacher Interviews|0 Comments