Author Archive | Em Casalena

7 Awesome Tips for Teaching Basic Chinese Phrases


Knowing basic Chinese phrases isn’t just a necessity for Mandarin learners. It can also be a literal lifesaver.

Maybe we’re being a bit dramatic here, but think of it this way. Many of your students probably plan on traveling to …

10 Awesome Resources for Chinese Worksheets


Being a Chinese teacher can be a bit rough, especially when you hit that dreaded mid-semester funk.

The students are getting a little overwhelmed with the subject matter. You’re tired because you are a fiercely dedicated (and overworked) …