August 16, 2018
June 5, 2018
Teacher Guest Post: Help! I don’t speak Chinese!
This week Opportunity China's Shenzhen Blogger, Zoe Brent, discusses the challenges that come with living and working in a country with such a diverse and challenging language(s). Zoe shares her top tips on how maximise your language learning capacity whilst in China. I will put you under no illusion - Mandarin Chinese is one of the most difficult [...]
January 26, 2017
The Year of The Rooster – When is Chinese New Year?
Unlike the New Year festivities you may be accustomed to, Chinese New Year is movable and is celebrated on a different day each year. The date of Chinese New Year is dependent on the lunar calendar, which is shorter than the solar calendar. January 28th 2017 signifies the start of the Year of the Rooster. […]
January 25, 2015
Chinese New Year – time for teachers to make travel plans!
Spring holiday is just around the corner, and it’s the ideal public holiday for English teachers to enjoy a well-deserved break. Here’s our pick of just a few amazing countries to head to– just remember that cheap flights get booked up early though! Philippines – With its stunning range of islands, beautiful beaches and friendly […]