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  • Member since: 12/14/09
  • dean has written 4 Journal entries.
  • dean has uploaded 25 photos.
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  • dean has 30 friends.

About Me

Working as a Kindergarten teacher in Hong Kong. Also admin of a Social Club in the northern New Territories, the North District Social Club. Check it's group here on tefl chalkboard.

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I'm a Filipino-American teaching English as a second language in...

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may

Hi, i am not native speaker. I am worried about if i...

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I am now a happily married man to my amazing...

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dean said: “Hi Carl, you're in Shenzhen! Great! Nice city! Have you...”
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dean said: “Thanks for the friend request. You heading over to Hong...”
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dean
dean said: “Hi Amanda, it's true about ESL being more of a...”
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dean said: “Hi Alex~ Thanks for your message. I didn't even finish...”
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dean said: “If you download this software from Google then you can...”
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lsnyders1985
lsnyders1985 said: “EXCELLENT ! I am moving there ( hoperfully ) in...”
about Socializing in Hong Kong (Post)
dommi
dommi said: “Hey hey, Just wondering if you still in Hong Kong...”
about Educational Centers, Visa's, Kindergartens and contracts (Post)
RoseConway
RoseConway said: “Hey Dean, I can't find your meetup group :/ I'm...”
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RoseConway
RoseConway said: “Excellent, I can't find the group. I am new to...”
about Socializing in Hong Kong (Post)
UKCARL
UKCARL said: “Hello mate I came across you through another Chalkboard member....”
about Educational Centers, Visa's, Kindergartens and contracts (Post)
BarlowP
BarlowP said: “Great idea.  I've been in HK (Lamma Island), since April...”
about Socializing in Hong Kong (Post)
SawMui03
SawMui03 said: “Hi Dean, I see it seems that alot of people...”
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adrescher1
adrescher1 said: “Hi!! I am currently looking for an English teaching job...”
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snowfallrain
snowfallrain said: “Thanks for the software!”
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snowfallrain
snowfallrain said: “Happy Chinese New Year! Xin Nian Kuai La! (wish American...”
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FilterAngel
FilterAngel said: “Ah nice one Dean. If ever I don't sell out...”
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Rin
Rin said: “Cool! I will be meeting my Australian friend in Beijing...”
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mahalath
mahalath said: “Hi,  Yeah, I am here for a year anyway :)...”
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Rin
Rin said: “Hey. I am teaching in Heibei at the moment. I...”
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mahalath
mahalath said: “I've been here about 5 weeks. My Korean is better...”
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mahalath
mahalath said: “Hi Dean,   Thanks for the invite, but I am...”
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FilterAngel
FilterAngel said: “Hey Dean, can I ask what it's like teaching in...”
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rstrasser123
rstrasser123 said: “Hi Dean. My name is Ryan and I am interested...”
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clemrobin
clemrobin said: “Hi guys, This is worth a read for anyone interested...”
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robertclarke
robertclarke said: “Hi, Are you looking to work in China? Do you...”
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natan358
natan358 said: “I should have stated Cantonese lol I'm not a fan...”
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natan358
natan358 said: “Hey Dean, I guess you live towards Shatin and Fanling...”
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natan358
natan358 said: “Hey Dean, There doesnt seem to be many people on...”
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MandyKKLeung
MandyKKLeung said: “Hey there!!   I am considering doing the online course...”
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dkennedy
dkennedy said: “Hi Dean, i-to-i pointed me in your direction. I am...”
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i-to-i
i-to-i said: “Sounds like you had a great time - if you've...”
about Beijing from 14th to 18th of February (Post)
i-to-i
i-to-i said: “Hey Dean,   Hope you're enjoying Beijing!   In terms...”
about Beijing from 14th to 18th of February (Post)
Thomassid11
Thomassid11 said: “Hi Dean, How are you enjoying teaching in Hong Kong?...”
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sandychow17
sandychow17 said: “Hey buddy! Am curious about how to find a TEFL...”
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bevsace
bevsace said: “I teach at a few kindergartens, Aberdeen, Tui Keng Leng...”
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Recent Blog Posts

Educational Centers, Visa's, Kindergartens and contracts

When I first started ESL in Hong Kong I didn't have any ESL qualification. I started the i-to-i Certificate after taking on students in centers. In China, if you have a little experience (which you can bluff your way into at first), then you can jump from there. That said, if you want to land an actual job as soon as you land in another Country, the ESL cert. would be helpful.I found many people...
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Socializing in Hong Kong

Okay, so you've landed in Hong Kong, started teaching and want to meet people. I started a group on here where you can do that. It's been running for a while mostly through Facebook, but also gathering English speakers from couchsurfing.org, hongkongstuff.com and geoexpat.com. Click here to find the Facebook group. The North District Social Club is around 240+ members strong on Facebook. You can see our videos in the China, Hong Kong and North...
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China Moving to China December 14 1
China Moving to Nanjing, China December 07 3
China Is anyone teaching in the South/Coast? December 01 6
China Visa Questions. December 01 24
Hong Kong Teaching in Hong Kong September 22 5
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