Children Workshop: Chinese table manners and chopsticks

Monthly Chinese themed activities for children in Hove Library run by a group of friendly and experienced Chinese teachers.  The activities are designed to improve children’s study abilities while Chinese language, arts and traditional virtues are embedded.

Theme: Chinese table manners and chopsticks

Venue: Hove Library

Date: Saturday 14 July    Time: 10-11am

Contents: 1) Chinese eating habits and table manners for children; 2) Learn how to use chopsticks; 3) Game of chopsticks.

To learn:

1) The concept of Chinese food and eating habits.

2) What ingredients in some popular Chinese dishes.

3) Chinese traditional virtue of respecting the older generations.

3) Chinese words for rice, noodles, tea, chopsticks etc.

Ability/skill improved: Using chopsticks, basic Chinese words for food, to appreciate the older generations.

Cost: Special rate for summer holiday (July and August)  £8 per child. Fees include materials.

Suitable for children aged 4-10.  For booking, email your child’s name and age to  Drop-in possible if class not full.

For more details of other sessions, please visit our website:

Note: Parents of children under 7 can stay with their children if they wish to. Parents of children under 5 are advised to company their children in the class.

Flight Dates Confirmed!

The flight dates are confirmed for the volunteers who are going to China!

Depart: 15 July London Heathrow

Return: 13 August Shanghai Pudong Airport

How exciting! 🙂

2 EFL teachers needed in Huizhou, Guangdong

A well-established English School (with 2000 students) in Huizhou is recruiting 2 EFL teachers to start ASAP. Huizhou City is located in Guangdong Province, one of the more developed areas in China. It is a small city with convenient life for westerners. It is also very close to Hong Kong–you can go there for a day trip. These posts are open to degree holders only due to the local government’s regulations for work visa.

*Students aged 12-17. 16-17 hours of teaching per week. 

*12-15 students in each class.

*Working hours will be from Friday to Sunday. Monday to Thursday are free.

*Y8,000-Y10,000 per month (including housing and food allowance) .

*One year contract . Can be extended afterwards.

*International flight allowance (Y5000) on smooth completion of contract. 

*Free Chinese lessons.

All applicants must have a high standard of written and spoken English. We provide assistance in obtaining work visas for China. We will also give you some cultural training before you leave. To apply, please send CV and photo to