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Китайские причуды. Часть 2.

Спасибо папе и маме Андрея за его чтение моего блога и ободрения писать дальше. Как я уже писала в прошлом посте – у нас каникулы от учебы, поэтому появилось много времени для любимых дел, например, писать блог.


Knowing My Own Roots

A few years ago, I accompanied a friend of mine, who was getting married, to a printing company to have her wedding invitation printed. In the middle of the discussion, the invitation card designer asked for some common information such as the date, the venue, etc. 358 more words


Observations of the Week: Backwards Walking and Forward Thinking

Walking down my road earlier today, on the way home from work, I happened to see an old man walking down the street backwards. He wasn’t just doing a few paces backwards and then forwards to pass time, he was walking backwards with purpose, supposedly in order to get somewhere. 553 more words

Teaching English In China


China’s Lantern Festival is the first important festival to be held after the New Year. It began over 2,000 years ago, at the beginning of the Han Dynasty. 132 more words


Life by numbers in Chinese

Reading through old stories for my Chinese New Year post last week I thought it was time to talk more about Chinese number slang. I mention at the end of… 674 more words

China Stories

Guest Post: 10 Most Helpful Chinese Phrases

From my friends over at Learn Mandarin Now… they have given you some important basic Chinese to get you started on learning the #1 most spoken language in the world. 483 more words


Chinese New Year Traditions

Husband and I come from Chinese families, so Chinese New Year is one more occasion observed at home. Celebrating CNY makes me miss the kids’ Ama and Angkong (paternal grandma and grandpa) who passed away a few months before the first kid was born.  822 more words