Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cross cultural conversational confusion

Yesterday during my Chinese lesson, my teacher Luo Jiajia  (aka Annie Luo) and I had – as we always do – about 20 minutes  of conversation to  improve my listening skills and help me to speak more natural spoken Chinese.   … Continue reading

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Feeling chilly in China

I woke up this morning to discover the temperature had plunged 15˚C during the night and there was a light dusting of snow on the trees and rooftops. It was suddenly very cold in our apartment.  But we cannot switch … Continue reading

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