Category: Alyssa Stahr

Alyssa’s Expat Life—Mastercard Commercial St. Louis to China

My Z work visa finally came in this week, just in the nick of time. I am officially an employee of China, or at least my passport says that I am. And, let me tell you, it has been a long, expensive process. After Skype interviewing with three schools in China, I chose Always Education …

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Alyssa’s Expat Life Part 5—Practicum Class Musings About Lost Loves

Fall 2013 I’m sitting in my practicum class at the UMSL ESL center watching students take a writing test. I’m amazed at the students who have only been here a couple of weeks or months and who already are grasping the language. I think it’s a good testament to the teachers here who all are …

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