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... of interesting museums around the Forbidden City area. If you like history and want to learn a bit more about the Forbidden City; a good movie to watch might be "The Last Emperor” (I don’t remember the rating) It will gives you a pretty good idea of what was going on during the era.
About an hour’s drive north of Beijing is the Great Wall. A private car will charge you over $100.00 to take you up there & back. ...
... hind sight, the fact that my audio guide stopped working and the fact I hadn't seen other tourists for 10 minutes in one of the world's most visited places on earth, are both great signs that I was off track! It's only after I turned a corner and stumbled upon what I can only describe as a large military drill in a vast courtyard that I was noticed! I was suddenly being ushered through another door, down an alleyway and through a gate back to the common area with ...
... care because I just wanted to get it over with.
When we were done with the dictation, I turned in mine and my professor's jaw dropped. She said out loud, "Benny, you have a good memory." I was shocked and said, "I so thought I failed it. I expected to get a low score and would lose face when I showed it to my tutor." Everyone laughed.
For our lesson, we learned about how to talk about time.
After class, Anthony, Monica, Stephanie, Karena, ...
... it. I’m sure if my friends know now what they will know in 15years they would have made a better decision. ...
... the full year, as I have all Chinese classes this semester and major-related classes next semester. My goal this semester is to start reading Chinese newspapers in English, and next semester see if I can read the Chinese papers in Chinese. Plus, being away for a year will be quite the experience...I am still not sure if it has hit me how long I will be away from home! Needless to say, I am learning much more than just the Chinese language.