Meet the Canadian who taught English in Asia for 15 years!

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by Mike Cairnduff

Imagine teaching English in Asia for 15 years. Well, that’s exactly what Canadian Ken Mossman did. He taught in the Philippines, Korea as well as China where he spent eight of these years. Armed with loads of knowledge and experience,...

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Teaching English in Jining, Shandong province – Q&A with Teacher Dan

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by Mike Cairnduff

Canadian Dan Meikle has been teaching English in China for the past three years. He’s currently teaching English in Jining, Shandong province. I interviewed him to find out about his experience teaching in this relatively small city in easte...

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Makeup, dresses and bras: just another day in China with your cross-dressing Chinese teacher

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by Mike Cairnduff

A new book called China In Drag, by BBC editor Michael Bristow, provides an insightful glimpse into China’s colourful history and current way of life, woven together by the adventures he shared with his cross-dressing Chinese teacher. I inte...

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Teaching English in Sichuan: Scott’s story

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by Mike Cairnduff

Australian teacher Scott Mitchell has been teaching English in Sichuan province on and off for six years. I took the opportunity to interview him in his final semester. Scott, can you tell us about your experience teaching English in Sichuan? I...

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Meet the woman whose been teaching English in China for 13 years!

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by Mike Cairnduff

Arleen Cotas has been teaching English in Jinan, northern China, for 13 years. It’s a stellar effort, so naturally I wanted to interview her. Arleen, you’ve been teaching in China for 13 years. What’s your secret for longevity...

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What it’s like teaching English in Fuzhou

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by Mike Cairnduff

British teacher Sarah Bucknall shares her experience about teaching English in Fuzhou, Fujian province, eastern China. What have you enjoyed the most about teaching in Fuzhou? Having the opportunity to have an authentic cultural experience thro...

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Teaching English in Yichang – 21 questions with Brooke

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by Mike Cairnduff

Want to know what it’s like teaching in China? Australian Brooke Wilmsen shares her experience about her stint in Yichang, Hubei province. 1. Why did you decide to teach English overseas? I decided to teach overseas so that I co...

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10 years teaching in China…and still going strong! (Part 2)

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by Mike Cairnduff

For more than 10 years, educator Malachy Scullion has been teaching grammar, managing student behavior, and having the time of his life in one of the most exciting countries in the world – China. This is part 2 of his incredible story. RE...

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10 years teaching in China…and still going strong!

Interview

by Mike Cairnduff

For more than 10 years, educator Malachy Scullion has been teaching grammar, managing student behavior, and having the time of his life in one of the most exciting countries in the world – China. Malachy, you’re a stalwart teacher! Wha...

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Teaching in rural China: an honest account (Part 2)

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by Mike Cairnduff

In Part 2 of this blog, we continue the conversation with Dan McElroy about teaching English in rural China. Dan worked in Jiaxian, Henan province, for one school year. This is a frank and honest account of his time there. READ PART 1...

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