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.



What Teaching in China is Really Like

March 6th, 2018|

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

Owen Littlehales: Getting to Grips with Teaching

February 28th, 2018|

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

Otess Gordon: Teaching in Chongqing

February 23rd, 2018|

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

What You Didn’t Know About Chinese New Year

February 15th, 2018|

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

Owen Littlehales: Moving to China

February 12th, 2018|

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

8 Awesome Activities For Primary ESL Classes

February 8th, 2018|

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

ONE MILLION Teach English In China YouTube views!

February 5th, 2018|

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

5 Reasons You Should Start Learning Mandarin Now

February 1st, 2018|

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

7 Best Places to Celebrate Chinese New Year

January 24th, 2018|

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

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, [...]