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... now because we don’t know what will happen tomorrow.
So, what is my overall feeling? Sadness. Sad that I didn’t pick it up at the time. But more, sadness that relationships between western people & Chinese people take another body blow, another backward step.
Another thought: Were the prices he quoted per jin (about 500 g) and so did each item cost about twice what I thought as ...
... of other students and expats living here in Tianjin. To me, the best part is the fact that just about everybody who attended there had some kind of accent! There were people from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Southern Sudan, Korea, Columbia, Mexico, Canada, and a bunch of other countries that I can't remember right now. A lot of people, like me, were attending for the first time and we all took turns introducing ourselves and saying why we came ...
... can answer the questions but it is really difficult to differentiate their words, it's all a big blur of sh xi ci xu zh si. The problem for me so far is my vocab is so limited I just cannot keep up, there are just too many new words. I have made a sort of nemesis in class, a Kazakstan girl who is like the teachers pet. We are not enemies but she is a definite rival, she sits front and centre of every class and tries to answer the quickest and ...
... Grand_Cana l_(China)
That article is peppered with comments like "In 12 BC, to solve the problem of the Grand Canal having to use 100 miles (160 km) of the perilous course of the Yellow River in Northern Jiangsu, a man named Li Hualong opened the Jia Canal." Think about that for a moment … A guy is heading off to work in the morning. His wife asks “What are you ...
... someone to approach me.
There’s so much I want to explore
and I feel like I have so little time to do it in. Five months is going to go
by way too quickly, so I have to make the most of it while I’m here. My next
goal is to figure out this bus system, since I have already mastered crossing
streets and taking taxis, and branch out to the further edges of the city. I’ll
keep you all posted about those adventures as well. Until next time!
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center