Sexist Language: The Chinese Word for Peace

When we tell someone to “Man up!” or “Stop being such a girl!” we are showing our culture’s inherent gender bias whether we mean to or not. Sure, when a person says, “Man up” it doesn’t mean automatically that person doesn’t value the strength of women. Most likely, it means they have never thought about what…

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Why I Chose to Study TESOL, and You Should Too!

When you hear the story of the eldest son chosen by his family to learn English to help keep their family business afloat, or the only daughter who sees her country struggling to advance in a field and decides she will go and learn as much as she can in order to go home and be a leader — you know you are making a difference.

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