Yang Radio – Episode 4

  Hello my readers and listeners, here is Yang Radio Episode 4. A culmination of Episode 1, Episode 2 and Episode 3. I can feel some positive changes in my speech and all the effort being put into these podcasts is finally paying off. Remember you can also head over to my SoundCloud Page and listen to…

Yang Radio – Episode 3

Yang Radio 第三个 is ready for listening. This one is released building up from corrections made from Episode 1 and Episode 2. Thank you so much for the corrections and critics alike who have made me become better and better. I have already started working on Episode 4 which will be the best so far….

Yang Radio – Episode 2

The second podcast of Yang Radio is ready for your ears. I have corrected the mistakes I made in the Episode 1. As usual, if you are a native speaker of Chinese or your Chinese is good, help me improve my speaking by pointing out the mistakes in this episode in the comments section below….

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…

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…

Immersion – Playing Football

Someone once asked me which is the best way to study Chinese in China and I could only think of one answer – Immersion. The answer despite being very brief holds alot of importance which I have come to appreciate. Immersion comes from the word, immerse which means to dip something wholely into another. This…

Physical Examination in China for Foreign Students

Upon arriving in China, all foreigners are required within a specific period of time depending on their Visas visit the nearest health care centre and undergo a physical examination to ascertain their health. The same goes for students who come to study. Most universities will have a common date to take the students to the…