Tag Archives: Chinese

Learning to Speak #English Is Fun! (#LanguageJokes Part One)

Not long ago, I was an English teacher, both in China and in the UK. I still offer language tuition, and I have seen many of my students struggling to master another language. I have come across many international students, … Continue reading

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The #MoonFestival: Chinese Mid-Autumn Customs, Celebrations, Legends & Poems #中秋节

I witness bright Moonlight in front of my bed. I suspect it to be hoary frost on the floor. I watch the bright Moon, as I tilt back my head. I yearn, while stooping, for my homeland more. The poem … Continue reading

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#Kenilworth Castle, An English #Heritage Site & A #History Lesson

Situated in the beautiful countryside in Warwickshire, Kenilworth_Castle has long been one of the most visited English Heritage sites in the Midlands, definitely the most visited as far as I am concerned. In my 25 years in the UK, I … Continue reading

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An Interpreter’s Day at a Magistrates’ Court – “Land of Hope”

Central Magistrates Court stood magnificently on John Street, a landmark building in the city centre. Built in 1891, it was one of the great architectural and sculptural achievements, in Pearl’s view. Her Majesty Queen Victoria was seated above the main … Continue reading

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