Visiting Shekou, Shenzhen, China with Kai Smith

Visiting Shekou, Shenzhen, China with Kai Smith

Recently we invited language teacher, Kai Smith (@KaiPrettygirl), to introduce us to Shekou, Shenzhen, China.

Shelly: Which events are a must for visitors?

Kai Smith: Visitors should visit Splendid China & Windows of the World and spend the Chinese New Year in Hong Kong just a short ferry ride away.

Shelly: What are popular local dishes?

Kai Smith: Shenzhen is a new city (about 30 years) so I haven’t experienced a traditional dish but the cold cucumbers with spicy sauce are awesome.

Shelly: Describe activities your English learners enjoy!

Kai Smith: My students enjoy playing American games like Monopoly and Taboo. it gets them talking and fuels their competitive side.

Shelly: Thank you, Kai Smith, for introducing us to Shekou, Shenzhen, China!

Kai Smith currently teaches English at an international school in China. This is her first experience teaching abroad. Prior to this, she taught in the Business Department at Vista College in Texas where she became the Lead Professor and acting Department Head within a year. Before moving to Texas she taught HS Special Education at Junior Blind of America in Los Angeles and in Brooklyn, New York. She earned an MBA in 2008 and a Masters of Education in 2013. She strives to become a better teacher with every lesson and learn something new every day. Her blog, International Super Teacher, is full of her adventures.

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