Teach In Asia joins forces with EDENZ!

Teach In Asia is committed to helping you build your teaching career! We joined forces with Edenz Colleges to help you get TESOL, improve your teaching skills and earn more while working in China! Here is some info about our partner, Edenz Colleges: Since 1988 EDENZ has been an Auckland based college known for its […]

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Chinese Food

Chinese food varies greatly from region to region. China’s regional cuisines (very) generally taste as follows:   Northern China food — ( Beijing, Xi’an, Inner Mongolia, and Northeast China) – salty, simple, less vegetables with wheat as the staple food.   Eastern China Cuisine — ( Guangdong, Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui) –  sweet and light with a […]

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Chinese Breakfasts

Breakfast dishes in China widely differ from region to region. Chinese people usually eat soybean milk and deep-fried dough sticks, steamed buns, tofu pudding, wheat noodles, or rice noodles for breakfast. Here we introduce some traditional, popular, and famous Chinese breakfast foods. These dishes are readily found in snack streets every morning (take cash).   Soybean Milk […]

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Regardless if you are planning to live in Shanghai or simply travel through there are a few must see places. Shanghai is China’s most international city, as a laowai (foreigner) you will be able to still encounter many familiar brands from your own country, you will also meet many Chinese who speak English. Shanghai is […]

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Learning Chinese

I am fortunate enough to be a Chinese speaker, having a grasp of the language has helped me a lot both socially and with my business. From a social perspective, I have managed to make friends with a lot of amazing people who I would not have been able to communicate with if I didn’t […]

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Chinese Calligraphy

Calligraphy, literally “beautiful writing,” has been appreciated as an art form in many different cultures throughout the world, but the stature of calligraphy in Chinese culture is unmatched. In China, from a very early period, calligraphy was considered not just a form of decorative art; rather, it was viewed as the supreme visual art form, […]

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Chopsticks

Chopsticks originated in ancient China as early as the Shang dynasty (1766-1122 BCE), replacing the fork! The English word “chopstick” may have derived from Chinese Pidgin English, in which pidgin “chop chop” meant “quickly”.   According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the earliest published use of the word is in the 1699 book ‘Voyages and Descriptions’ by William Dampier: “They are called by the […]

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Eight reasons why you should live in China

It’s good for your career Living in China is going to be good for your career, regardless if you plan to stay in China long term of return to your home country. For a start learning the Chinese language is much easier if you are exposed to it every day, total immersion in the language […]

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Suojiang Tower

Located on the southern bank of the Yangtze River, Suojiang Tower is just a short bus trip from Jiujiang City. The name is given to a group of ancient buildings including Suojiang Tower, Wenfeng Pagoda (Huilong Pagoda), four iron oxen and nearby buildings. The tower has become the symbol of Jiujiang City.   Suojiang Tower was […]

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Poyang Lake

Poyang Lake is China’s largest fresh-water lake and feeds the Yangtze River. It stretches 170 kilometers from north to south, and spans 74 kilometers, with an area of 3,960 square kilometers.   The lake has a variety of scenic spots, there is a network of cycle and walking tracks around the lake and it is well […]

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