Month: January 2016

Spring Festival is almost upon us again!

Over the past year or so, I have been writing a lot of articles about Chinese holidays on a blog for a guy named Christopher who runs a recruitment site called ESL Suite. It is a place where you can register yourself if you want a teaching job in China, and he and his co-workers will help you get in touch with schools, arrange interviews and get you ready for arriving and teaching in China. By law, this service is free for the teachers, the schools are usually paying for the service, because it takes their mind off of...

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And We’re Off!

I can honestly say that the last 30 or so days have been some of the most interesting since I have arrived in Chongqing. There has been a lot going on and I haven’t been writing it down and that makes me a little sad, but I am trying to now think back on all the things that I have done since December, and the list is long. I changed my job, I participated in a poetry reading as part of a show outside, I hosted an essay recitation competition, celebrated Christmas, celebrated a very Chinese New Year’s Eve,...

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