The grade sevens had wanted to do some sort of celebration for Halloween. As a foreign teacher, I was expected to organize the celebration. As a non-American, I barely celebrated Halloween back in the UK so I was a little bit stuck for ideas. My experience of Halloween was dressing up in a terrible homemade… Continue reading
Read on to prepare yourself for a supermarket in China. When you clicked on this article you may have been thinking something similar to the following: A Supermarket in China, how could that possibly be interesting? Supermarkets are the same all over the world, right? I too used to be like you. I thought that… Continue reading →
Looking for ways to expand your cooking skills when it comes to delicious Chinese food? Cooking Chinese food can be challenging without the proper tips to make great food. From the specialized way to cook rice to the art of chopping your food with precision, here are the greatest tips to help your cooking experience… Continue reading →
MTV Cribs: The China edition What will my Chinese apartment look like? So you are interested in teaching in China, maybe you have even chosen which city you want to live in. However, there is still that lingering mystery of what kind of place you will actually be living. Moving to a new country… Continue reading →
This article is written by Opportunity China about how you should go about getting your work visa for China. How to Get a work Visa for China in 2017 Getting a ‘z’ working visa for China can seem like a rather daunting task, and while many schools and companies differ on specific required documents, there… Continue reading →
“I thought the secret of life was obvious: be here now, love as if your whole life depended on it, find your life’s work, and try to get hold of a giant panda.” – Anne Lamont, Novelist Pandas are cute, everyone knows that. This is why a huge number of tourists visit the… Continue reading →
Do in need a VPN in China? What even is it? If you are thinking about living and working in China whilst doing your research you have probably stumbled upon these three capital letters VPN. The questions that may have popped into your mind are: What does VPN stand for? What does a VPN do?… Continue reading →
This is a breakdown of a typical day in the life of a TEFL teacher. I chose Tuesday as it’s my busiest day so it gives you a better view of what it’s like day to day. Most days I would have fewer lessons than this, so if it seems like a lot don’t worry!… Continue reading →
When you are a TEFL English teacher and you live on campus you might not need an alarm. Every morning, except for terrible pollution thunderstorms or other acts of God, the children will come out and proudly sing the national anthem at the tops of their voices.
Check out the video below to see it:
What do you think about this? A valuable display of patriotism or militant brainwashing starting at an early age?
Give your thoughts in the comments!
“It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha The Big Buddha at Leshan or Leshan Dafo certainly lives up to its name, it’s huge! Its total height reaches 71 meters (221ft) and it was built over one thousand years ago. 71 meters sounds tall but doesn’t really give you the true impression of… Continue reading →