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7 Important Things you have to know before signing up for HSK Test Featured

chineseschools  Jul 31, 2015 Comments(7)

7 Important Things you have to know before signing up for HSK Testby Jenny Wang, Chinese Teacher from SN Mandarin Shanghai 1. Paper -and-pen or Online?Starting in 2010, there have been two versions of HSK test. One is paper-and-pen based and the other is electronic online. Both are held at exactly the same time. The test items and standards are ... Read More>>

Mr. Xi Zhi

SpongeBob  Jul 23, 2015 Comments(2)

I met Mr. Xi Zhi on Xiami.com in 2010..? Xiami is a music site, another tiny place where I hid some pieces of my secrets. I never followed people, I didn't like to be followed. There's no rule that I follow to make my life in order. My Arvatar has always been the little green monster, it wasn't carefully chosen, and yet I started my journey from ... Read More>>

Going to Shanghai Featured

nzteacher80  Jul 12, 2015 Comments(24)

My friend and I decided to take a trip to Shanghai to experience the big city. I have been to Shanghai about four or five times but my friend had never been. We planned a three day holiday to take in the sights, experience the night life and do some shopping.Shanghai is a three hour bus ride from the town where I work and live. I usually dread ... Read More>>

2015 July: prediction and analysis of the cargo market is still not optimistic about the prospects

goodhopefreight  Jul 04, 2015 Comments(1)

Into July, China's export container market is not expected to heat up. What the two main container freight routes alternately in free fall, so this year the shipping company emergency purse.On course, the recovery of the U.S. economy is better than the rest of the world, but a number of important economic indicators of weak or unable to bring ... Read More>>

Should 65 be the obligatory retirement age?

thabet_sava  Jun 20, 2015 Comments(1)

As my 65th birthday approaches, I have begun to contemplate my life after retirement. The following questions were persistently imposed upon my train of thought.Is 65 the end of the road for my teaching career? Am I ready to stop teaching, bearing in mind the fact that it is the passion of my life? Did I share all my knowledge and wisdom with my ... Read More>>

Can we open the parents eyes?

jdredd1  Jun 15, 2015 Comments(9)

How can we, as teachers, get the parents to open there eyes? I have traveled to China for several years, Married a wonderful chinese lady, and even teach here. I have tried to understand sthe culture of China and my wife has tried her best to help me with this. The thing i still do not understand is the sheer number of parents who will entrust ... Read More>>

A Great Year in Liaoning, But Underpaid by "English Pie"

lukebulger  Jun 11, 2015 Comments(1)

Well my first trip to China wasn't exactly what I expected. But then, that was pretty much what I was expecting. I got a bachelor's degree in Chinese and Japanese in 2013, so I was hoping to work my way into something other than English teaching during my year there. I find Chinese a formidable language to learn though, so I was happy enough to ... Read More>>

Shanghai, a City that Caters to all Tastes Featured

thabet_sava  Jun 11, 2015 Comments(10)

Being an avid traveler, I had the opportunity to visit most metropolitan cities worldwide. After making China my home away from home in 2003, visiting Shanghai, one of my favorite cities, became my top priority. Recently, I had the opportunity to fulfill my lifelong dream of exploring its magical wonders. As a student, I read, extensively, about ... Read More>>

Going to Hospital Featured

nzteacher80  Jun 05, 2015 Comments(20)

In my first few months in China it seemed as though every second bowel movement was an emergency. I’d often find myself at the end of the day lugging bags of shopping up several flights of stairs to my appartment only to drop the shopping outside the door. I would then feverishly fidget with the keys while crossing my legs in an attempt ... Read More>>

An Endless Struggle with Smart yet Irritating Chinese Mosquitoes Featured

thabet_sava  Jun 02, 2015 Comments(6)

After residing in China for the past twelve years, I still dread the arrival of summer due to the fact that I am having an endless struggle with the smart yet aggravating Chinese mosquitoes. Regardless of my efforts, I seem to fail in persuading them to leave me alone in order to accomplish the impossible task of having a peaceful night sleep. ... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 21 Featured

ShanghaiCityGirl  Jun 01, 2015

‘Never expect anything from anyone, Gosia. See – this is your problem. You are so tough on yourself . Therefore you expect a lot from others so you end up feeling disappointed or worse when they fail’.That’s what my friend Ana – already back in the land of tequila – has been trying to make me realize. What can... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 20 Featured

ShanghaiCityGirl  May 28, 2015

Since the whole world recently celebrated Labor day with a blissful 3-day weekend, this episode will be dedicated to our dear, life keeping work. Before we could start our long awaited holiday, my colleagues and I had to attend our least favorite part of the week: the staff meeting. And this time we were surprised by the presence of a humble ... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 19 Featured

ShanghaiCityGirl  May 27, 2015

Good news - especially for big fans of dropping F-bombs. It is official and scientifically proven – swearing is good for you! During my tedious 5 year study of applied psychology I learned that there are many coping styles and strategies for dealing with stress. Among the most popular and most effective ones are: humor, relaxation, seeking ... Read More>>

Understanding culture and respecting the differences...

ManGod  May 27, 2015 Comments(11)

I have been living in China for 3 months now after visiting China twice last year and staying here 2 months each time. Unlike most of the foreign post I have read here, I am not confined to one basically tourist area(ie Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong etc). I have traveled to many destinations foreigners seldom see or travel to. I have seen more ... Read More>>

An improvement in the manners of dealing with the public is needed

thabet_sava  May 22, 2015 Comments(2)

Recently, I had the misfortune of dealing with individuals in the Chinese public sector when my Chinese wife and I went to notarize some documents. I was perplexed and bewildered by the manners in which the employees at the notary offices responded to her inquiries. They were shouting at her for asking questions regarding the notarization ... Read More>>

We Must Protect the Chinese Youth from Being Lured By ISIS Featured

thabet_sava  May 22, 2015 Comments(32)

Being a Muslim author and educator, I have been. Frequently, asked by some of my students about ISIS and why it is becoming a fixture in the Western as well as the Chinese media. I attempted to explain to them that ISIS has nothing to do with Islam or its principles. I realized that due to the extensive coverage of the movement, most youth ... Read More>>

Suggestions to master English fast

thabet_sava  May 22, 2015 Comments(2)

During my more than ten years of teaching experience in China, I noticed that most of my students were facing obstacles in attaining competence in the English language despite studying for more than six to ten years. As an educator, I was motivated to seek effective means to help the Chinese students in general and my own in particular in ... Read More>>

Guilin, a Piece of Heaven on Earth Featured

thabet_sava  May 22, 2015 Comments(1)

After residing in China for the past twelve years, I had the opportunity to explore the exotic city of Guilin. Actually, it was my second visit to the city. However, during my first visit, I had no time to enjoy its magical scenery. During my recent visit, I was accompanied by Chinese wife, which facilitated our movements since my Chinese leaves ... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 15 Featured

ShanghaiCityGirl  May 21, 2015

During my early education times, despite my ‘nerd’ accolade from my classmates, my pastimes were no different from any other teenage girl growing up in the 90s. That included reading the 90's classic ‘BravoGIRL’, exchanging the posters you could find inside, and of course discovering ‘the truth’ about myself ... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 13 - DAMA Featured

ShanghaiCityGirl  May 19, 2015

Ok, laowais! Let’s have a quiz to check your knowledge of this unique country we live in. The Chinese calendar symbolizes this year with which animal? “Nobody really knows”...correct! Weishenme is it ok to drive a pink Ferrari wearing a gold Gucci sweat suit as ‘Xiao pingguo’ rumbles from the silver speakers? ... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 12 Featured

ShanghaiCityGirl  May 17, 2015

When the blissful holiday is over, we go back to the city of lights, back to our offices and schools. Facekinis need to wait for at least a couple of months at the bottom of our closets until they see sunshine and salty waters again. If you feel a bit down because of that, there is some good news! We live in one of the world’s foremost ... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 11

ShanghaiCityGirl  May 16, 2015

The good news is, summer is here. The lucky ones will start enjoying their well deserved, long awaited break very soon. Everyone probably thinks of hitting some dreamy Asian beaches. Therefore, every girl needs to check her list of beach vacation basics: flawless manicure and pedicure – done; waxing – tick; summer clothes and bikini ... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 10

ShanghaiCityGirl  May 15, 2015

There has been an intense competition recently among me and my two other colleagues: who will master Chinese faster. I am trying to explain to them that there’s no way they can exceed me, but they are really stubborn. One of our favorite ways of adopting native Chinese expressions is to pick the brains of our students, especially one group ... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 9

ShanghaiCityGirl  May 14, 2015

Although I have been in China for 2,5 years and feel like I've changed a lot, there is still one thing that gets me into trouble. I am brutally honest and straightforward. And this trait is NOT in high demand in China. If you want to get along with locals, the #1 rule is never cause anyone to ‘lose face’ by telling them the truth and ... Read More>>

Found in translation episode 8

ShanghaiCityGirl  May 14, 2015

Do you remember in ancient times when we took pictures just to catch elusive, precious moments? And the anticipation before picking them up from the photo studio? Next there was buying the albums, segregating the photos and finally inviting family and friends over to admire the highlights of the vacation in Greece. It never even occurred to us ... Read More>>

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