2017 Confucius Institute Scholarship Application Details

Category & Eligibility Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL) Students This category provides a sponsorship for 2 academic years. Full scholarship applicant should own a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, a minimum score of 210 in HSK Test (Level 5), and a minimum score of 60 in HSKK…

New Phone New Photos 新的手机新的照片

Earlier this month I got a new Samsung Core 2 Duo. So far it has not disappointed me and it has in fact taken some really beautiful photos which I will share in today’s post. These photos are since beginning of this month. Enjoy :-) The year is coming to an end, welcome 2015 Happy…

Welcome Back – 欢迎回到肯尼亚

There is no better feeling than standing on home soil after a long period. The journey from Guangzhou – China to Nairobi – Kenya could’t have been more interesting especially at the baggage and customs check, but all in all am back to Kenya and it feels great. Time indeed flies and it was just…

Graduation Day – 我们毕业了

Graduation comes around once in a year in our school and today was that day. Finally after a year’s study of Chinese full dose each and every day, today we graduated. Together with the rest of Chinese students, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine was swarming in glown-clad graduants. Graduation ceremony in China is quite different…

The Ordinary Prefecture – Welcome to Changzhou

After visiting Changzhou I took back my words and have never called it “The Ordinary Prefecture” again. Changzhou is like a strong glass of concentrated Chinese culture take all in a gulp without breathing. And yes we had it all in one day. Welcome to Changzhou. The city lies some few kilometers from Nanjing so…

HSK & HSKK Exams (汉语水平考试和口语考试) in China

The HSK Exams  are very important to anyone studying Chinese. With the recent introduction of a Speaking Test, test takers can gauge themselves on how well they can converse in standard Mandarin. In Nanjing, my city the HSK Test centers are quite many and most are located in universities which have a major in languages….

The Nanjing Garden Government Offices – 花园官署

The rising temperatures in the city has caused a stir as people take this opportunity to travel around Nanjing and its environs. The temperatures will rise till August making Nanjing very hot and humid place to live in. To most of Chinese this is okay but some foreigners would rather fly back to their countries…

The Confucius Institute Scholarship (孔子学院奖学金)

For the purpose of supporting the development of Confucius Institutes, facilitating international promotion of Chinese language and dissemination of Chinese culture, as well as cultivating qualified Chinese-language teachers and excellent Chinese-language learners…  You have probably read that line a million times if you have been to the CIS website, but am not going to bore…