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 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

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

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

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

6 Top Tips for Motivating Chinese Students

Foreign teachers are employed in China to bring fun into the classroom and introduce a new method of teaching. Games, [...]

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

How to Teach Christmas in the Chinese Classroom

Any ESL teacher knows that teaching English as a foreign language is about more than just vocabulary, grammar and sentence [...]

December 21st, 2017|Teaching in China|0 Comments

Why Teaching in China Tops Being a Tourist

Teaching abroad and travelling are popular choices among people who have finished university, but aren’t quite ready to enter the [...]

December 8th, 2017|Teaching in China|0 Comments

5 Simple Steps to Successfully Teaching Chinese Students

Teaching a new class is always a daunting prospect, even for the most experienced of teachers. As you try to [...]

November 30th, 2017|Teaching in China|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Chinese Teaching Methods

If you know anyone who’s visited China, you’re likely to have heard a common list of bizarre cultural disparities. Things [...]

November 20th, 2017|Teaching in China|0 Comments

Teaching in China vs Italy: How do they compare?

By Amy Ritson, Summer Teacher in Xuzhou, 2011 Almost six years ago, I spent a summer teaching English in Xuzhou, [...]

May 30th, 2017|Teaching in China|0 Comments

The Struggle with Names

By Sarah Easter, long-term teacher in Wuhan (2017-2018) With only having 70 children in total within my school, I set [...]

April 7th, 2017|Teaching in China|0 Comments