A survey organized by the Communication University of China (CUC) in Beijing shows that foreigners like China better after the Beijing Olympics, but still hold negative opinions about some of the Chinese people’s behavior. What’s your opinion?
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China has a tradition that we need to eat moon cake at Mid-autumn festival, which means the harmony of a family. At that day, all the members of family should come together, and sit there to enjoy the good moment with people who they love. (more…)
Have you really ever known the true history and mystery of the Chinese Lunar Calendar?
This picture is a real handwork from one of my friends. All the tools she needs, which are just a red paper and a scissor.
The Chinese Lunar Calendar names each of the twelve years after an animal. It is Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.
Legend has it that the Lord Buddha summoned all the animals to come to him before he departed from earth. Only twelve came to bid him farewell and as a reward he named a year after each one in the order they arrived. It is kind of like race. The Chinese believe the animal ruling the year in which a person is born has a profound influence on personality, saying: “This is the animal that hides in your heart.” (more…)
Whenever people ask me that how you put the American food into your Chinese stomach, I always feel it is not a problem for me. Or I can say the Chinese people and Chinese foods are all over the world. However, the problem is where is the real good Chinese food? (more…)
The experience to people who study aboard is a difficult task. Different background causes the confusion and disorientation, but it is a necessary step to learn a new culture.
A friend of mine, he said “I am always confused about what I can do or what I can not do.” There are too many differences between China and America, like traffic, the pace of life, sense of privacy, self-control about the environment and so on.
Here is the vedio of traffic in China, a little preview may give you a clear conception.