Granted, I don’t know much about Chinese New Year or Chengdu, but spending a Chinese New Year in Chengdu was anything but an ordinary new year celebration. RTT Staff Writer Michaela Gray tells us what it was like to spend her first Chinese New Year celebration in China.
Cultural challenges will happen whilst you’re abroad, you will get lost, something in your apartment will break, or someone will laugh at you for pronouncing something wrong in another language.
A weekend in Chengdu can take you in all sorts of directions and can be fitting for all kinds of travelers. It is important to plan what it is that you want to do ahead of time so I offer this guide as a little help along the way.
What to wear in the classroom can be a difficult decision. Traveling to a new country can be harrowing enough without thinking of what clothes to pack. There are many factors into picking which clothes to bring—climate, grade, school, location; how do you decide what clothes to pack with such limited space?
Language drilling ideas are not always easy to come by, especially finding ones that are new and innovative. It is common practice when teaching a different language to give a sentence pattern or grammatical practice and ask the students to practice said sentence structure with a partner in a dialog.
The oral English assessment is an important part of students’ education. It is easy to put together an English test, however, it can be challenging knowing how to tie all your lessons together in an oral English class.
Language learning can be quite tricky, but luckily we live in the age of technology and there are lots of helpful apps out there for the language learner. Tech can be really handy and is usually very accessible.
Winter in Chengdu has now arrived! In most parts of the world, it is already there and it has definitely graced Chengdu, China with its presence! Cold air, chilly walks, and bitter wind abound—winter is about the same here as it is everywhere else in the world.