Travels

Modelling while studying in Beijing

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To an ‘alien’ familiar with China, it is of no secret that working as a part-time teacher and getting modelling assignments are great ways to earn an extra buck. In the past decade, the need for English teachers in China has increased by a huge number, and even more so for native English teachers. There

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Two-day trip to Datong, Shanxi Province, China (2012)

So we finally went on our much delayed trip, Datong is a quiet city, such a contrast to Beijing. Trip to Datong We left shortly after classes and reached this city which lies in Shanxi province after a 6 hour train ride with the locals who could not stop talking to us. I have never

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Reasons Why You Should Consider Learning Mandarin

Reasons Why You Should Consider Learning Mandarin

你好!The following are a few facts you may already have heard of: One fifth of the planet speaks Chinese. Mandarin Chinese is the mother tongue of over 873 million people, making it the most widely spoken first language in the world. In addition to the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan, Mandarin Chinese is also spoken