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Leases, Rentals, Visas, Confused...

A somewhat unusual question to pose to you guys. Maybe somebody already out in China will be able to offer a bit of advice or shed some light...I head out to Shenzhen in November. My boyfriend is also headed to Shenzhen but won't arrive until January. Obviously our plan is to live together but I've read that the rules and regulations are pretty strict when it comes to visas and housing leases/contracts etc. As we will both be in China on visas can anybody see there being a major issue with me…See More
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Aug 24
Olivia Seaton-Hill commented on Olivia Seaton-Hill's blog post Learning Mandarin
"I think you could be right, Simon, it's going to take a mixture of different approaches to get there. I may have to browse a few books at the store and pick one just to get me started at least. I never thought of using YouTube to help though so…"
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Jymil Hamilton commented on Olivia Seaton-Hill's blog post Learning Mandarin
"I feel like the Pimsleur method is good, if you download Audible, funny I am about to cancel my subscription (I think) but I like it so far. Canceling bc Im tired of subscriptions surprising my bank account haha. But we shall see"
Aug 22
Simon Paterson commented on Olivia Seaton-Hill's blog post Learning Mandarin
"This guy has some pretty good suggestions!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krs3wb-0pws Im trying out his top pick 'Anki 'at the moment with the 'Spoonfed Chinese' download and gradually building up some grammar! It is good…"
Aug 21
Olivia Seaton-Hill commented on Tiffany Renee's blog post Hey!
"How have you been getting on learning Mandarin? I arrive in November and I'm still clueless as to where to even begin!?"
Aug 20
Olivia Seaton-Hill posted a blog post

Learning Mandarin

What advice does everybody have for learning Mandarin?I know we have online classes at our disposal but due to time differences the classes are in the middle of the night. My current work schedule does not allow for me to attend regular classes or have a set time with a tutor each week so it looks like I'm doing this on my own. I am familiar with apps like Duolingo which definitely do help with building your vocabulary but aren't so helpful when it comes to grammar and useful phrases. I'd like…See More
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Profile Information

When will you join EF?
November 2018
What city will you be/are you in?
Shenzhen
Which EF division are you with?
EF Kids & Teens
What nationality are you?
British
What excites you most about China?
The culture, learning a new language, travelling, exploring, trying different food, meeting new people and becoming a teacher.
What kind of teaching qualification do you have?
Currently studying
Who's your recruiter?
Philip Bray-Wilson

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Leases, Rentals, Visas, Confused...

Posted on August 29, 2018 at 4:59am 0 Comments

A somewhat unusual question to pose to you guys. Maybe somebody already out in China will be able to offer a bit of advice or shed some light...

I head out to Shenzhen in November. My boyfriend is also headed to Shenzhen but won't arrive until January. Obviously our plan is to live together but I've read that the rules and regulations are pretty strict when it comes to visas and housing leases/contracts etc. 

As we will both be in China on visas can anybody see…

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Learning Mandarin

Posted on August 20, 2018 at 7:59pm 3 Comments

What advice does everybody have for learning Mandarin?

I know we have online classes at our disposal but due to time differences the classes are in the middle of the night. My current work schedule does not allow for me to attend regular classes or have a set time with a tutor each week so it looks like I'm doing this on my own. 

I am familiar with apps like Duolingo which definitely do help with building your vocabulary but aren't so helpful when it comes to…

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