It’s exam time! (and other things)

I am really proud of my students. Last week, they completed their final speaking exams. They put together some wonderful, and funny presentations, and some great leaflets. Their topics ranged from the university (focusing on food, the library, clubs and such), through to places like Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Tahiti, Brunei, to lifestyles such as going …

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Asking the right questions

On Saturday, I had to judge a speaking competition. It was paid (albeit pretty poorly), but as with many things here, I did not get much information in advance, until the night before. The 23rd China Daily "21st Century Coca-Cola Cup" National English Speaking Competition, Regional Final - Beijing, was held at my university. 31 …

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