I got an email from a friend of mine who works at that’s Beijing. Turns out they’re looking for an intern (native Chinese-speaker preferred). Here are the details: that’s Beijing Intern Position Available Don’t waste your summer – get hands-on experience for your career. Want some English writing or magazine experience? Enjoy Beijing’s entertainment scene? […]
We got back from our trip home to the US a few days ago, and I’ve just about gotten over jet lag. I actually enjoy in some way the effects of jet lag, which cause me to wake up early each morning. I often go out for walks and see a world that I would […]
I’m leaving for the States on Monday, and will be coming back on June 2nd. I haven’t been home in over a year, and my brother and sister are about to have graduations, so I’m excited for the trip.
“Bubble Tea” is apparently becoming popular in the United States.
Last week all of us at New Channel had an outing to the Botanical Gardens (植物园) here in Beijing. There were so many of us that we had to split the trip up into two days. Click here for photos of our outing and a soccer game that was held on Wednesday afternoon. Unfortunately, I […]
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I’m sitting in Sculpting in Time (雕刻时光) enjoying the wireless Internet and getting ready for the Cultural Communication Class I’ll be teaching over the May holiday. The more I think about this class the more I am excited by its potential. My wish is that the class can provide an open forum to discuss cultural […]
This weekend I had a somewhat embarrassing and in retrospect hilarious experience. A fellow from Liaoning TV asked me to go on a show called 生长 and talk about songs students like to listen to on campus. They also wanted me to sing a Chinese song and an English song. I’m terrified of singing in […]
In other news, Catherine and I successfully completed our move to the new apartment yesterday. We’ve still got a lot of unpacking to do, and it feels strange “going home” to a new place, but we’re so excited about the new home. Maybe I’ll post pictures…
Hu Laoshi and I had a lecture last night at 北京工商大学 out in 良乡. It was a long way away! The students were great though, and I’m sure we’ll be back. We may have a 四级 course starting out there soon.