Tag Archives: Chinese language

The Calm Before the Storm of Departure

On the eve of my departure, I’ve finally found the time to sit down and write this pre-departure post. I’ve tried and failed to fit my entire wardrobe into my suitcase while keeping it under 50 pounds. I’ve chased my … Continue reading

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口头报告, the Assignment that Won’t Go Away.

To introduce my studies and projects in the ACC program, I decided to follow a particular assignment that I complete just about every week: 口头报告. As a side note, those curious about studying Mandarin Chinese may not know what that … Continue reading

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Lessons in KTV

On Monday, CIEE took us on a “field trip” to the nearby Holiday KTV where we proceeded to karaoke for five hours. Well, some of us lasted the whole five hours (me and another student, as well as a few … Continue reading

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