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  Topic: Culture Shock - an article
Wocca

Replies: 7
Views: 19574

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 1:56 pm   Subject: Fifth stage ...
The fifth stage is

REENTRY or
REVERSE

CULTURE SHOCK

You may find that returning ‘home’ to your friends, family, and
campus routine is simultaneously unsettling and comforting.
http: ...
  Topic: Teaching in Shanghai
Wocca

Replies: 4
Views: 13724

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 1:01 pm   Subject: Well known expat forum ...
In case you haven't already found it,
well known Shanghai expat forum ...
Arrow
http://www.shanghaiexpat.com/
  Topic: How many years of ESL teaching experience do you have?
Wocca

Replies: 7
Views: 19931

PostForum: Say Anything...   Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:08 pm   Subject: How many years of ESL teaching experience do you have?
This is my 7th teaching year in mainland China. It's a great lifestyle with plenty of vacations, especially if you work for the government. These days, even university positions seem to also offer ove ...
  Topic: Contract question
Wocca

Replies: 4
Views: 10466

PostForum: Getting the ESL Job...   Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2008 9:35 am   Subject: Do NOT hand over your passport too readily
I am responding to this thread after a request to do so by Union Jack. Not all the facts are completely clear. However, I shall try my best to hopefully put the most probable situation into clear pers ...
  Topic: Survey findings: 20% of foreign teachers in China not happy
Wocca

Replies: 6
Views: 15843

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:43 am   Subject: Survey findings: 20% of foreign teachers in China not happy
Twenty per cent in any event seems like a small
percentage in my books. Especially, when such
things as culture shock and homesickness are
taken in consideration.
  Topic: "Is it time for a Universal Clock"?
Wocca

Replies: 4
Views: 13903

PostForum: Say Anything...   Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 3:19 pm   Subject: Worldwide Daylight Saving
Interesting to see this thread appear on this site, after
seeing it presented in a somewhat different style and
tone elsewhereNot The Tropics:

Equatorial and tropical countries (lower latitudes) ...
  Topic: Child Murder Suspect Hunting Teaching Job in Thailand-YUCK
Wocca

Replies: 29
Views: 68275

PostForum: Open ESL Expert Discussion...   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 4:59 am   Subject: Let He Who Is Without Sin ....
Idea CLICK HERE"Let He Who Is Without Sin"... Fullerton: Mister Worf, I suggest you all get off this planet as soon as possible. I have no wish to see you or your friends harmed.
  Topic: How Well Do You Know China ?
Wocca

Replies: 3
Views: 12300

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Sun May 21, 2006 4:29 pm   Subject: How Well Do You Know China ?
http://images.realtravel.com/media/lg/b6/f2/b6f20dfe85f8cd00b23fb1ae2be3ac1a.jpg

This map with province names might help ...
  Topic: REFLECTIONS OF A FOREIGNER ...
Wocca

Replies: 10
Views: 22710

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 4:22 pm   Subject: Thanks for your comments ...
Shocked

If interested in more writings, you may follow
the links supplied in my signature & website.

8)
  Topic: China Expat Magazine
Wocca

Replies: 0
Views: 7507

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 11:38 am   Subject: China Expat Magazine
Free online magazine .... 8)

http://www.freewebs.com/roobarchengdu/China%20Expat%20Culture.jpg

CLICK HERE TO READ
  Topic: REFLECTIONS OF A FOREIGNER ...
Wocca

Replies: 10
Views: 22710

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2006 1:30 pm   Subject: Continued ...
On the other hand, my experiences and time in China should help me to better understand the world of the future.

I once aspired to being a world citizen, but that could have just been an idealisti ...
  Topic: REFLECTIONS OF A FOREIGNER ...
Wocca

Replies: 10
Views: 22710

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2006 2:17 pm   Subject: Continued ...
It may sound slightly strange, but I am becoming very conscious of how many native Chinese are now in the foreign countries that I have known before. Not that I have any problem with that at all.

...
  Topic: REFLECTIONS OF A FOREIGNER ...
Wocca

Replies: 10
Views: 22710

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2006 4:45 pm   Subject: Continued ...
I was very happy when I flew back into mainland China, knowing that I was on my way to Chengdu. I guess from the outside, it appears to be quite complex, but my lifestyle is much more simplistic than ...
  Topic: REFLECTIONS OF A FOREIGNER ...
Wocca

Replies: 10
Views: 22710

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2006 4:42 pm   Subject: Continued ...
I returned to my own country of origin last summer for a vacation. It was the first time in three years. I was a bit apprehensive beforehand as to whether or not I would like it.

I was a bit worri ...
  Topic: REFLECTIONS OF A FOREIGNER ...
Wocca

Replies: 10
Views: 22710

PostForum: ESL in China [Only]...   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2006 11:03 am   Subject: Continued ...
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Overall though, a linguistic barrier validates and highlights the importance of having local friends anywhere in the world. This applies n ...
 
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