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Amy’s Phonics Song: M-Z

CD5 with the help of Amy has completed the Phonics video for M-Z! Big recognition to everyone that starred in the short film. Watch it on youku or download it here. Check out the first A-L Phonics Song here.

Summer is coming…

Forget that Game of Thrones is going to experience the worst winter in the characters memory, here in Chengdu we are in summer. And it’s hella’ hot! Now if you’re from the north of Scotland like me you might not be equipped for the heat. Considering we reach the glorious temperatures of 20 degrees and…
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Podcast – Quick Fire Questions Part 1

We ask quick fire questions to four experienced EF teachers. Listen to their discussion, debate and ideas on how to deal with everyday situations.

6 Things You Missed About EF Resources

Here are 6 resources you might not have known that your favourite education establishment provides.

The Help of Technology

Want to find an easy way to adapt to China? Have a look at some of these app to make y]our transition easier.

Podcast – The 6 Stages of PTMs

Do you know what to say during a PTM?
Do your PTMs run over-time?
Do you have to sit and wait while Parent and PA speak in their local language?
Do you know what the parents are waiting for?
Have you thought about goals for each learner and how to get there?

Check out our latest Podcast on The 6 Stages of PTMs to find out.

Say what?

Hi there again. It’s me Celesté, ADoS of CD1. I just want to tell you all about our month of April. At  CD1 our monthly calendar was filled with OD’s, PTM’s, AC’s and lots of Efekta events. Our DoS and CM had a podcast style chat with all our SS, HF, TB and FR parents…
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Podcast – Development

This week Dave & Jimmy discuss development with Senior DOS Alon. Do you want to know how to accelerate your development? Do you feel under developed and do the same thing every day? We have the perfect advice for you. This podcast covers. The EF Career Ladder. How to develop others. EF systems to support…
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5 Myths I got told about China

Coming from a western country it’s not hard to see the differences that China has. The toilets being the biggest one for women (maybe men too but I’m not sure). As a foreigner it’s hard to ignore some of these differences and I often find myself on Skype or Wechat to my family back home…
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Teacher Ingenuity: Phonics Music Video

ESL Teachers are creative creatures. Amy in CD5 has created a music video combining the phonics song that our students love so much, and the actions created for the Small Stars product to add TPR to the phonemic sounds and aid memory. It always amazes me the ingenuity and creativity that our EF teachers embody. ESL teachers are…
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