One of the reasons I now enjoy writing this blog so much, is the feedback and help that I get when I do. I think that at the end of my first year I might try and make a list of the resources I have used, as it will include many things that get suggested over the weeks. This week gwr71 was incredibly helpful in suggesting a cultural visual dictionary, one for measure words, and a grammar book, all of which I now have an am beginning to tuck into.
Last week I was also asked about my
All foreign students in the class are technically not even part of the system yet. What does this mean? I'm guessing it means we could literally not attend classes and no one would notice because we're not even technically registered in the course.
It's a bit strange. But I suppose I can understand. There are some classes that we 3 foreign students are not required to take. Such as the 政治 politics course, and the 中国语言文化 class. I also feel like I shouldn't even be in the 口译 class bec
Well I guess I mistook which week we are in, because apparently this is week 7! I didn't update the blog last week as we had the week off, which was actually really nice and relaxing.
Anyway, things are continuing to go well as we start back up after our week off. Still a fair amount of students not coming to class. Week 9/10 is our mid terms, and it is doubtful whether or not some of the students will be able to sit the exams, as they may not have been to enough classes. If the
Here's another dim sum menu, sort of. This one is especially useful because it features only 12 items from a busy upstairs restaurant that offers probably a hundred items. (I ate upstairs.) These take away selections are available for purchase on the street level; no need to go inside. My guess is they are some of the house's best sellers. This place was across the street from my Hong Kong (Wan Chai) hotel 華美粵海酒店。
If you figure out and learn these 12 items,
So I am going to add a few photos of the campus to this post as was requested, and then hopefully (if I can move my fingers enough to take a picture!), I will grab some of the same shots in mid winter so people can compare.
I should probably update my blog at the end of each week rather than the start, so I might change that once I start back. This is our last week before we have a week off. Things are continuing to go well. Yesterday one of my teachers lost it at some of the Kor