You can cut the eraser into a thousand pieces

This is another failure story. It was when I was assigned to be a ‘foreign homeroom teacher’ at a junior high school which was set up to provide bilingual education. Unfortunately, the whole enterprise was doomed to fail from the very start due to a complete lack of expertise, common sense, funding and… well, students. … Read moreYou can cut the eraser into a thousand pieces

The turncoat

Whole libraries could be written, and probably have been, on ELT in China. The great country of unbelievable possibilities. All the stories.. I was teaching English conversation at one of the many provincial colleges and institutes that collect poor farmers’ money in exchange for promises of brighter futures for their kids. It’s called college, but … Read moreThe turncoat