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 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

Owen Littlehales: Teaching, Travelling, and a Taste of the West

你们好! The past couple of weeks have been a mixed bag in regards to teaching. Some groups have been a [...]

March 12th, 2018|Teacher Blogs|0 Comments

What Teaching in China is Really Like

If you’ve considered teaching English in China, you’ve probably read articles and reviews presenting it as the ideal graduate job. [...]

March 6th, 2018|Teaching in China|0 Comments

Owen Littlehales: Getting to Grips with Teaching

Finally getting around to writing this – the past few days have been hectic! Since the last post, I’ve found [...]

February 28th, 2018|Teacher Blogs|0 Comments

Otess Gordon: Teaching in Chongqing

Interview with Otess Gordon, teacher on our State School Programme in Chongqing, 2017-present What made you decide you wanted to [...]

February 23rd, 2018|Teacher Interviews|0 Comments

What You Didn’t Know About Chinese New Year

Though we’ve all heard of Chinese New Year, the ins and outs of this festival remain a mystery to many [...]

February 15th, 2018|General|0 Comments

Owen Littlehales: Moving to China

Hello everyone! I’m one of the teachers who’ll be starting the placement at the end of February. I’ll be based [...]

February 12th, 2018|Teacher Blogs|0 Comments

8 Awesome Activities For Primary ESL Classes

There’s no doubt that teaching primary school students is extremely rewarding, not to mention great fun. Young learners love fun [...]

February 8th, 2018|Teaching in China|0 Comments

ONE MILLION Teach English In China YouTube views!

We reached a memorable milestone last week, when our YouTube channel surpassed the one million views mark. A massive thanks [...]

February 5th, 2018|General|0 Comments

5 Reasons You Should Start Learning Mandarin Now

If you’ve ever considered learning a foreign language, Mandarin Chinese is bound to have crossed your mind. China’s growing importance [...]

February 1st, 2018|Learning Mandarin|0 Comments

7 Best Places to Celebrate Chinese New Year

As the biggest festival in China, Chinese New Year is a must-see celebration for anyone taking part in one of [...]

January 24th, 2018|General, Travel|0 Comments

Anthony Ward: Teaching in Shanghai

Anthony Ward taught on our state school programme in Beijing in 2014-2015. After he returned to the UK he became an integral part of the Teach English In China team as a regular YouTube contributor, university presenter and instructor at orientation days. He’s recently returned to China to teach in Shanghai, on our state school programme. […]

January 23rd, 2018|Teacher Interviews|0 Comments