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Another Kind of Language Barrier



Another Kind of Language Barrier

The question of which language to use in an intercultural relationship usually solves itself naturally. In our case we exclusively communicate in Mandarin Chinese.

 

When I met my husband a few years ago my Chinese was already fairly good, …

Baking in China – A Guide: Ingredients (with Chinese vocabulary)



Baking in China – A Guide: Ingredients (with Chinese vocabulary)

After the last post about essential baking equipment in China, how different supplies are called in Chinese and where to get them, here follows the second part of the guide: A list of baking ingredients, how they are called …

“Chinese Bridge” Competition – A perfect way to practice your Chinese



“Chinese Bridge” Competition – A perfect way to practice your Chinese

After several hard and exhausting weeks, classes are finally over. It is time to get back to writing.

Last Saturday the 22nd of March, I took part at the “Chinese Bridge” competition.

The Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition is an …

Chinese Characteristics?



Chinese Characteristics?

“A witness when put upon the stand is expected to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Many witnesses concerning the Chinese have told the truth, but perhaps few of them have succeeded in telling nothing


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