Here’s a list of creative new meanings for familiar words. My favorite: Coffee (n.), the person upon whom one coughs. Can you think up any new meanings for familiar words? What about new meanings for familiar Chinese words? from Dowbrigade News
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I’ve never been to 矿业大学 before, so I’m excited about tonight’s lecture with Harvey and Hu Laoshi. It’s supposed to get down to -7˚C tonight, and the high winds will make it feel even colder, so I hope we don’t freeze!! Hope to see some of you there at the lecture. Coming up on this […]
Just got back from a lecture with Harvey (刘洪波) and Hu Laoshi at 北京理工大学. We had a great time and the students were very receptive. Harvey talked about primarily about vocabulary and culture, I talked about spoken English, and Hu Laoshi talked about the four different levels of listening. Our school is right across the […]
According to this article, the number of foreign students applying to US universities dropped by five percent this year. For Chinese students the figure was even higher: But the CGS said challenges remain. Applications from the two largest source countries, China and India, are down 13 percent and 9 percent, respectively. Students from those countries […]