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.



Anthony Ward: Teaching in Shanghai

January 23rd, 2018|

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. […]

Eoin Clarke: Teaching in Wuxi

January 19th, 2018|

Interview with Eoin Clarke, state school teacher in Wuxi 2017-present What made you decide you wanted to teach English in [...]

6 Top Tips for Motivating Chinese Students

January 12th, 2018|

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

How to Save Money in China

January 9th, 2018|

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

4 Easy Ways to Start Learning Mandarin at Home

January 5th, 2018|

Once again, it’s time to put our resolve to the test and see how long this years’ resolutions last. If, [...]

How to Teach Christmas in the Chinese Classroom

December 21st, 2017|

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

Choosing the Best City In China For You

December 19th, 2017|

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

Guest Post: 8 Reasons Why Employers Love Hiring Travellers

December 14th, 2017|

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

Why Teaching in China Tops Being a Tourist

December 8th, 2017|

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

5 Reasons Mandarin Isn’t As Hard As You Think

December 5th, 2017|

Widely regarded as one of the world’s toughest languages to learn, Mandarin is considered by many as impossible. Anyone who’s [...]

5 Simple Steps to Successfully Teaching Chinese Students

November 30th, 2017|

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

What the New Chinese Work Visa Requirements Mean For You

November 28th, 2017|

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