Stacy is a writer and educator originally from the USA. She has been teaching in China since 2017. She has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a masters degree in English and Creative Writing. She currently works in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, teaching university students. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, eating spicy food, and cuddling her puppy Athena.

10 ways I’ve personally grown and developed my career in China

Personal stories

I didn’t know what to expect before moving to China. Knowing what I do now, I don’t think there is anything that could have really prepared me. Teaching in China for the past three years has taught me many things about being a teach...

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8 things I did to survive my first year working in China


Reminiscing about my time in China, I find it difficult to believe that it’s been almost three years since I first arrived. Sometimes, it feels like I’ve been here forever. Other times, it feels like I arrived just yesterday. There...

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7 fun speaking activities for the Chinese university classroom

Classroom activities

Nothing is more intimidating to a university student than speaking in front of the class, especially at a Chinese University. Although Chinese students tend to be on the shy and quieter side, this doesn’t mean they don’t have a lot to...

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How to prepare for your first week of classes at a Chinese university


Nothing is more daunting than your first week of teaching at a university, especially in a country whose language isn’t your native tongue. From my personal experience, I had to do a lot of navigating and discovering on my own. My hope is...

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