Resources by Barbara Kindschi
Barbara Kindschi has had the privilege and challenge of teaching English in six cities in China and now Myanmar and Laos. Undergrads, professors, hotel employees, monks, and beauty pageant contestants have sat in her classroom. All have been both her students and teachers.
Does a Story Go with This?
Celebrating Christmas as an English teacher in China was the gift of a lifetime.
Funny or Beautiful?
Teaching is full of first impressions and often they are not what the teacher is expecting.
If You Sell and I Give Away—Can We Still Be Friends?
Sell, sort, ship, give away, or leave by the curb? What do we do with our stuff when it is time to move?
My Private Space
In my twenty years in China I have had the privilege of being both a hostess and a guest. I count these times as priceless moments of learning and joy. The gift of hospitality—friendly, welcoming, and generous treatment offered to guests—is still ready and waiting to be opened.
Scarves, Powdered Milk, and a Thesis
Gift giving is tricky in any culture—even our own.
ChinaSource Blog Posts
The Slippery Slope of English Teaching
Teaching English in China—does it isolate you or open doors into the community and culture?
What’s the Question?
How to convey your life and experiences from a year of teaching English in China in a one hour presentation? Ask questions!