Resources for Educators who are recruiting and enrolling students from China in the USA.

Save Chinese Students from Textbook English

Here is scenario: The guy in the video is asked why he has not visited the USA. He tells the tragic story of how his girlfriend died after her car veered off a winding cliff road. You will have to hear it for yourself. This is when textbook English does not help in a realistic situation.  More...

by irenetieh | Published 6 years ago
By irenetieh On Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Funny Video: How Students In China Learn English


By irenetieh On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Tips on interviewing prospective students from China

How can you tell if your prospective student from China can demonstrate their mastery of the English language beyond standardized tests? Interview them! 1) Face to face interviews are the best and you get a more More...

By irenetieh On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

How to tell if the standardized test score matches the student’s actual English fluency?

If you have read some of my blog entries, you will know that Chinese students excel at test taking. Naturally, they tend to score higher on TOEFL, SAT, IELTS but it does not mean they can actually use the English More...

By irenetieh On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Difference between English and Chinese language

Common difference between Chinese and English: 1) Chinese language has several dialects in China and no one really knows just how many but these dialects can be categorized under 7 main groups: Putonghua or Han More...