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September 2011 Blog Posts (4)

After two weeks...

I am starting to get used to living here.  It still feels a bit weird to say "I live in China," and to think of this as my home.  I think it will take a month or two more for it to really sink in that this is where I am staying for a year.


That said, I have been enjoying getting out and seeing some of Shanghai, although at the same time I have been learning a lot.  Some trial and error, and some dumb luck.


Words of advice/warning/info for people who are going…


Added by Rose Connally on September 30, 2011 at 11:13pm — 2 Comments

Observations after my first day

Well, I've been here a day and a half so far, and it has been a huge learning experience already.  Here are some interesting tidbits:


  • I see a lot fewer children here than I do in the US.  Fewer families walking around together.  Probably because of the limit that is in place, where each couple can only have one child.
  • I don't see any dogs being walked, which is a huge difference from San Francisco.  I guess people here don't really have dogs?
  • There are…

Added by Rose Connally on September 17, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

I made it!

I'm in Shanghai!!! Everything went pretty smoothly. The two worst things of the whole trip were a) the in-flight internet I paid for didn't end up working, and b) I couldn't easily call or email my parents or my boyfriend right away after arriving.

That second part was actually pretty stressful, because the two guys from the hotel who were waiting for me at the airport were also waiting for another girl who was arriving today to teach for EF, and her flight arrived later. As it was, I… Continue

Added by Rose Connally on September 15, 2011 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Celebrity English Teachers

Roundhouse kick English into your students' heads.  Don't worry: You won't have to do this at EF--unless you want to...





Added by Teacher Recruitment & Training on September 5, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

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