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The Importance of Correct Pronunciation

For many, pronunciation is something crucial for learning and using any language. If we cannot make ourselves clear, other people will have a hard time understanding us and communication becomes difficult, much more so than is necessary. But in a world where we spend...

The Perfectionist

I worry about you. I worry about having someone like you trying to do this job, because you want everything to be perfect, and you’ll have to learn that it cannot always be. I am not still sure if these were the exact words that I was one told, about taking a...

Taking the Cambridge TKT Examination

A couple of weeks ago, I spent my whole day off on a Monday staring into my kindle, reading the books for taking the Cambridge TKT tests Module 1, 2, 3 and CLIL (Content & Language Integrated Learning). The test is a basic examination for teachers and the level of...

China’s leftover women aren’t leftovers

In China, marriage and children are essential parts of having a family and being happy. This is deeply rooted in their culture and if you have ever studied the Chinese language, you’ll notice evidence of this very thing. Look at the Chinese word for “good” which is 好...

Those little moments

A couple of weeks ago, I was teaching one of my first classes at the new POP Kids learning center in Dadukou. As I was walking around the halls, waiting for my class to begin, I started noticing these two girls following me around. Now, in itself, that is not uncommon...

Achievement Unlocked!

Tomorrow morning, I am going to continue my streak of, I guess you can call it being on stage. Since I joined New Oriental back in December, I have been lucky enough to get to host or take part in a couple of different events, like talent shows, speech competitions...

30 – Welcome to A New Decade

My best friend is turning 30 today. Happy Birthday Paul! Turning 30, for some, I think can be a little scary. Depending on the country that you're in, you might face certain pressures from family, friends, career and just, life in general. In Denmark, turning 25 and...

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