11th November - 16th November 2019 Monday marked a special holiday in China… Singles Day! This is a day where single people celebrate the fact they are single by buying themselves gifts in the many online sales that are put on for the holiday. It is similar to Black Friday in America except you are …
China Diaries: I’m Cursed!
I've never really been a superstitious person but this week might have changed my mind!
Myanmar to China: You Will Not Believe the Week I’ve Had!
It's been an eventful week travelling from Myanmar to China with a quick stop in Bangkok for my friend's birthday!!
TEFL Tip Tuesday: How To Set Classroom Rules and Why They Are Important
Rules might make you feel like you are sucking the fun out of your classroom but they are absolutely vital in order to establish structure within your lesson. Without them it is going to be hard to have any fun at all!
Why Tet is the best time to visit Hoi An.
Vietnam observes Lunar New Year; this nation-wide holiday, called Tet, sees the whole country all but shut down for ten days during the festivities! I found myself in Hoi An for the holiday and fell in love!
TEFL Tip Tuesday: My Five School Bag Essentials
The list of things that would make your life easier in the classroom is endless, but these are the five I never leave the house without!
A Tea Drinker’s Guide to Coffee Shops in Hanoi
Hanoi's famous egg coffee might be what draws most people into one of its many coffee shops but not me! This tea drinker was in search of cute and quirky and I can confidently say that's what I found!
TEFL Tip Tuesday: 5 Games to Play with Middle School Students.
When I first got given my grade eight classes I had no idea how I was going to teach them. Coming from six months of grade one, who were happy to sing baby shark and play “Teacher Says” every lesson, trying to entertain teenagers was an entirely foreign concept to me! It turned out it …
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5 Reasons to Travel Solo
Travelling Solo sounds scary but it can be the best way to travel for so many reasons. Don't believe me? Here are 5 reasons to travel solo!
TEFL Tip Tuesday – Top Five Resources For Any ESL Teacher
I’ve been teaching English for about a year and a half now and in that time I have discovered a few resources that I find myself returning to again and again. Whether it be for lesson inspiration, warmer and cooler ideas or worksheet creation, these are the books and websites that supply me with engaging …
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