Tag Archives: China & East Asia

#BirminghamCityUniversity Celebrates #ChineseNewYear 伯明翰城市大学师生欢聚一堂庆新春

It was just an idea. Then it got hold of me and I got hold of my managers. Shall we organise a Chinese Culture Conference and Chinese New Year party to celebrate the Year of Monkey? I asked. Why not? … Continue reading

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Memories of Celebrating #ChineseNewYear Through Time 辞旧迎新喜迎猴年

Every year at this time, I feel the excitement and cheer in the air, cool though the weather may be. No matter where you are, if you are born Chinese, or your ancestors are Chinese, you will be celebrating the … Continue reading

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Becoming an #Interpreter in the UK, Land of Hope

It was a long story: how Dr Pearl Church, formerly known as Zhenzhu Zhang – her proper Chinese name prior to her marriage to Andrew Church – became a professional interpreter. How did it all begin? If her career could … Continue reading

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Cultural Clashes in the Classroom: #Chinese Teachers vs #British Pupils

How many of you watched the BBC three part documentary “Are Our Kids Tough Enough”? How did you find it? The first two parts were shown in the previous two weeks and the final part will be shown this week. … Continue reading

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