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The Dragon Boat Festival has been celebrated for over 2000 years across China. Here's a quick history of the celebration and origin.

June 9, 2020


Clothing is part of every single person’s life. When your ESL students start their day, one of the first things they must address is what they will be wearing for the day. Clothing is also one of the ways humans express themselves and showcase who they are, how they’re feeling, and what they like. Because […]

January 2, 2020


Two teachers’ experiences on their first trip to China Recently a few VIPKid teachers took it upon themselves to arrange a trip to China and experience a part of the world their students call home. They were expecting a culture shock, but instead, they found friends, family, and a tour guide called Cactus. Here, Sonia […]

October 17, 2019


Work when and where you want. Start today.

English pronunciation is possibly the most difficult hurdle your students must overcome. Although your students may be well-versed in English grammar and spelling, it is one thing to excel in writing English and it is another to excel in speaking it. If your students cannot pronounce clearly and correctly, implementing the language rules they studied […]

September 23, 2019


Students are all different. Every classroom, community, and country will have students that are different from one another. While each student is unique, a country’s cultures and characteristics can often influence the general student population. There are many factors that influence the uniqueness of a general student population: family circumstances, a country’s many values, and […]

April 22, 2019


Unlike the usual ESL reading comprehension activities, news resources can engage students on an immediate level. Find out why and our recommendations.

February 22, 2018


Teaching pronunciation involves not only the correction of mistakes but also the use of special methods. Here are 12 pronunciation ESL activities to try.

February 15, 2018


Habits are formed and mistakes are made. Here is a list of classroom habits that probably should remain within the confines of an online classroom.

November 10, 2016