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  • Living Shakespeare: Hong Ying on China and the sonnets

    Shakespeare's sonnets were once banned in China and are now popular with the gay community. Hong Ying, author of...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2016

  • Living Shakespeare: Hong Ying on China and the sonnets

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2016
    Shakespeare's sonnets were once banned in China and are now popular with the gay community. Hong Ying, author of ‘Daughter of the River’ looks at...
  • 12 famous Confucius quotes on education and learning

    By Dr Qian Kan

    What's your favourite Confucius quote on education and learning? Look at these examples and let us know what you...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jul 2016

  • 12 famous Confucius quotes on education and learning

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jul 2016
    What's your favourite Confucius quote on education and learning? Look at these examples and let us know what you think by voting in our poll. 
  • Year of The Monkey: Chinese New Year

    By Dr Qian Kan

    As we enter the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese horoscope, a guide to making your new year wishes - and what...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2016

  • Year of The Monkey: Chinese New Year

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jan 2016
    As we enter the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese horoscope, a guide to making your new year wishes - and what the start of the Monkey may mean. 
  • Ms Yang on British and Chinese education

    By Jun Yang-Williams

    Ms Yang, the science teacher from 'Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school', gives her opinion on education in...

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    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Sep 2015

  • Ms Yang on British and Chinese education

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    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 08 Sep 2015
    Ms Yang, the science teacher from 'Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school', gives her opinion on education in Britain and China and reflects on her...
  • My teaching experience on 'Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school'

    By Jun Yang-Williams

    Yang, Jun (Ms Yang in the 'Are our Kids tough enough? Chinese school?' series) mulls over her time at Bohunt...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Sep 2015

  • My teaching experience on 'Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school'

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Sep 2015
    Yang, Jun (Ms Yang in the 'Are our Kids tough enough? Chinese school?' series) mulls over her time at Bohunt Academy. 
  • An unheard voice from a Chinese teacher

    By Jun Yang-Williams

    Yang, Jun, or Ms Yang in the 'Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school' series, reflects on her experiences of...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Sep 2015

  • An unheard voice from a Chinese teacher

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Sep 2015
    Yang, Jun, or Ms Yang in the 'Are our kids tough enough? Chinese school' series, reflects on her experiences of the British and Chinese education...
  • Debate: What can British schools learn from the Chinese education system?

    Is there anything British schools can learn from the Chinese education system? Join in the debate. 

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    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jul 2015

  • In with the lions: Teaching in a foreign classroom

    By Dr. María Fernández-Toro

    This article looks at the challenges experienced by those teaching in a foreign classroom. 

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jul 2015

  • In with the lions: Teaching in a foreign classroom

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Jul 2015
    This article looks at the challenges experienced by those teaching in a foreign classroom. 
  • The trouble with stereotypes

    By Tita Beaven

    Tita Beaven explores the fine line between making sense of reality and sweeping generalisations in this article. ...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Jul 2015

  • The trouble with stereotypes

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Jul 2015
    Tita Beaven explores the fine line between making sense of reality and sweeping generalisations in this article.  
  • Learn Chinese: Words related to education and learning

    By Dr Qian Kan

    Do you want to learn the pronunciation and characters of Mandarin Chinese words to do with education and...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jul 2015

  • Learn Chinese: Words related to education and learning

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
    Do you want to learn the pronunciation and characters of Mandarin Chinese words to do with education and learning? Try this activity. 

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  • Beginners' Chinese

    Learn about Mandarin Chinese as a tool for communication and gain insights into Chinese society and culture. This free course, Beginners’ Chinese,...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2016

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    Beginners' Chinese
    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 01 Aug 2016
    Learn about Mandarin Chinese as a tool for communication and gain insights into...