A very good book for the beginning chinese learner. Contains very useful basic vocabulary words and phrases for day to day living (e.g. ordering food at a restaurant). See the description for the various topics. I recommend this for beginners who are already in China or about to move to China/5(8). Fincher’s book on Leftover Women is a refreshing work within the topic of China and gender, which argues that the labeling of women as being “leftover” is part of a state-sponsored media campaign that has created a greater disparity between men and women in China today – contrary to a popular assumption that women have benefited from. My name is Jin, and I’m a kid just like you living in China. China is a country filled with ancient wonders, high-tech cities, and lots of people—more than any other country on Earth! Ha Discover what it’s like to grow up in China with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about kids just like you in /5. They came of age in the s and s, during which China modernized, urbanized and consumerized at an unbelievably rapid rate. Their works reveal the post-revolutionary mindset of a younger generation more concerned about critical social issues as well as scandals, pop culture, comedy, consumerism, sex and money.
Tagged: ancient china, China This topic has 6 replies, 6 voices, and was last updated 6 years, 3 months ago by Laurie. Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) Author Posts J at am LaurieParticipant While looking through the book suggestions on the site for early history, it . I was just reading a review for a book by John Hersey called The Wall when I saw it was put on the "books about China" list. THE WALL IS ABOUT THE WARSAW GHETTO AND HAS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH CHINA OR THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA!!! What's even more laughable is that on the cover of said book there is a swastika flag with the usual red. As Foreigners living in China we were always subject to fierce positive discrimination. We had less students per room, more wash days per week, and a separate dining room with Western and Halal food. People were obliged to turn their seats in publ. The People's Republic of China is run by the Communist Party of China and has been for more than 60 years and while there's been unprecedented change, tradition runs deep. There is still an authoritarian rule from above that commands its people under a banner of glowing media headlines that constantly sing China's praises.
I decided to go to China to learn Chinese by myself, and I never knew that it would change my life. The first time I was in China, I could not understand Chinese, and I missed my family so much. Vat once spent nearly 15 minutes trying to ask someone if they could add chicken to the meal he had ordered. (I admire his ambition in trying to order off-menu items the first week in China) The hardest part about Chinese is the writing. Living in China is a . Still, China faces many challenges. For example, the nation’s move from an agricultural-based economy to an industrial one is causing enormous environmental problems. Expats living in China are encouraged to take photographs of their furniture and belongings as proof of ownership if they are lost or stolen. Relocation Guide: Moving to China Expat Info Desk currently has two relocation guides available for people interested in moving to China; the Shanghai ex-pat guide and our guide to living in Beijing.