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.



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

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

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

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

How to Save Money in China

Foreign English teachers are in high demand in China and therefore tend to receive very generous salaries for their work. [...]

January 9th, 2018|General|0 Comments

Choosing the Best City In China For You

Thanks to it's huge cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity, choosing the best city in China for you to live and [...]

December 19th, 2017|General|0 Comments

What the New Chinese Work Visa Requirements Mean For You

2017 has been a year of change concerning Chinese work visa requirements for foreigners. This April saw the introduction of [...]

November 28th, 2017|General|0 Comments

How to Send Money Home From China

Since most Chinese schools offer foreign teachers generous salaries, you’re likely to have some RMB leftover when your contract ends. [...]

October 27th, 2017|General|0 Comments

How to Buy Train Tickets in China

October 1st marked one of China’s busiest periods for travel, as millions used the week-long national holiday to travel. China’s [...]

October 16th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Using the Shanghai Metro: The Ultimate Guide

Before commencing my teaching experience in the small town of Nanxun Huzhou, Zhejiang Province, I spent some time in Shanghai. This was my second visit to China and to Shanghai. […]

August 10th, 2017|General|0 Comments

The Advantages of Private School Placements

Following the launch of our free Private School Programme a couple of weeks ago, we have received several questions about the [...]

June 15th, 2017|General|0 Comments

5 Exciting Shanghai Events You’ll Not Want To Miss

Everyone’s heard of traditional Chinese festivals like Spring Festival, but few know about the “non-traditional” festivals and events celebrated annually [...]

May 18th, 2017|General|0 Comments