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.



My Tips for Travelling During Golden Week

By Shawn Wright, Teacher in Nanjing 2019 – 2020 Around 1 month into the school year there is a 1-week [...]

November 17th, 2019|General, Travel|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

Guest Post: 8 Reasons Why Employers Love Hiring Travellers

By Sheree Hooker, Travel Blogger at Winging the World. […]

December 14th, 2017|Travel|0 Comments

EXCLUSIVE: Shanghai City Guide

By Ben Pearce After finishing your summer placement you’ll definitely deserve a break, and a chance to let your hair [...]

June 6th, 2017|Travel|0 Comments


By Sabrina Samra  (Teacher in Shanghai, 2015-ongoing) Ahhh… it gives me a happy shiver to reflect upon my trip to [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Travel|0 Comments

Jeju Island (South Korea)

By Sabrina Samra (Teacher in Shanghai, 2015-ongoing) […]

August 20th, 2016|General, Travel|0 Comments

Macau – “Vegas of the East”… and so much more!

By Sabrina Samra, Teacher in Shanghai (2015-2016). Macau is remarkable in that it has a fascinatingly beautiful combination of Chinese and Portuguese influence. […]

May 7th, 2016|General, Travel|0 Comments

A trip to Xi’an

By Sabrina Samra, long-term teacher in Shanghai (2015-2016) […]

January 11th, 2016|General, Travel|0 Comments

A trip to Mt. Huangshan/Yellow Mountains

By Sabrina Samra, long-term teacher in Shanghai (2015-2016) […]

December 14th, 2015|General, Travel|0 Comments

A trip to Hong Kong


December 7th, 2015|General, Travel|0 Comments

City Guide: Wuhan

A small guide to the city with lots of recommendations for you all to try out! Wuhan is a big [...]

November 6th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments

City guide: Xuzhou

Xuzhou is a fairly large city with plenty of restaurants, shops and markets. It is part of the Jiangsu province [...]

November 6th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments