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After lunch and dinner at some local restaurants we were treated to a Kungfu Show. It was packed with 99.9 % foreigners but it was a great show with a lot of history on Kungfu and the Shaolin Temple. Shaolin is the birthplace of Kungfu and at one time was a guarded secret. In fact, when Bruce Lee was teaching Kungfu to foreigners, he received a lot of backlash from the Chinese ...
... are primarily here to make good friends, learn about another culture, and speak Chinese. I have found that learning something so different, that it not only changes you, it increases your understanding and character. It doesn't take away for your core, it adds another level.
Tomorrow at 8:30 am we will head out with our Chinese partners for an ancient street here in Zhoucun to shop and sightsee.
... a dryer and always hang their clothes up to dry. Only the richest Chinese would have a dryer.
The kids will be taking the YCT (Youth Chinese Test) this afternoon. In fact, they are either reviewing or they are taking the test right now. We will see how they do. I don't believe the test will be the hard for our students. They will be taking different level tests according to their previous ...
... reasons Chinese rice is easy to pick up with chopsticks is because it is very sticky.
Chinese cuisine: When we say "Chinese food," we are typically simplifying 4,000 year plus of cooking in China. There are really 8 cuisines: Anhui-local herbs and vegetables/fresh bamboo and mushrooms, Cantonese-sweet, stir fried, dumplings, seafood, and dimsum, Fujian-Soups, mushrooms and bamboo shoots, Jiangsu-Salted dry duck and fish, ...
Next, we learned how to make paper cuts. This process takes patience and time. To complete a small paper cut (greeting card size), it takes about 8 hours. Some of the larger poster-sized paper cuts take about 3 days ( 8 hours each day). We were able to cut and create the character for happiness, which is "xi."
Chinese wood block prints look easy to do, but require the following steps: Roll a ...