Year: 2012

Reach To Teach Interviews Chris Richards, an EPIK Teacher in South Korea

Chris Richards is an EPIK teacher in South Korea. He has been teaching high school aged students at DalSeo Technical High School in Daegu, South Korea since February 2012.

Beyond China’s Great Firewall – How to Get Uncensored Internet Access in China

One of the most common questions we get about teaching in China is “What about Facebook?” Most people know China restricts internet usage, but do you know how to get around it?

Reach To Teach Interviews Max Pizzini, an American Teacher in Taoyuan, Taiwan

American ESL teacher Max Pizzini arrived on the beautiful island of Formosa in June 2012. He teaches elementary aged students at a popular buxiban in Taoyuan in Northern Taiwan. Max writes about his adventures in Taiwan on his blog Max is in Taiwan.

Inspirational Travel Quote of the Week: Ryu Murakami

First things first! Where did you see your most memorable sunset?  My most memorable sunset was the very first sunset that my husband and I saw together. That was back in 2005, before we were husband and wife. We had just arrived on Koh Phanghan, Thailand and checked in to our private bungalow overlooking Haad…
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A Day of Hiking HuangShan (Yellow Mountain) in China

Today’s guest post is from Ryan W., a Reach To Teach teacher working and living in Hangzhou, China. Ryan writes about his recent day of hiking Huangshan, also known as Yellow Mountain in China.

7 Tips For Living With Your Host Family

Living with a host family is a chance to understand your new home inside-out. It’s also a huge lesson in communication and understanding. Here are 7 tips for living with your host family abroad.

Random Things Teaching English Abroad Teaches You

A TEFL course teaches you lots of things, such as the difference between the present simple and present perfect verb tense and how to stop your classes descending into chaos! It won’t teach you…

Ten Online Resources for Learning Chinese

Learning Chinese is hard. While nothing substitutes learning in a formal class, these links will help you so that you can become conversant in Chinese.