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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First time nerves…. again

First week of teaching was… interesting. I should perhaps provide some background. So, a couple of weeks ago, we (that is, some of the foreign teachers; two did not attend) had a meeting about the semester, and it was suggested we use the textbooks we had been issued with, for our lessons, especially because, the …

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