Not a super hero movie in the typical way. I like it, and I like the sheer pin i got from the cinema, too.
I’ve been learning English for more than 10 years, but I’m still not a good speaker. Such a feeling becomes clearer after I came here. I feel embarrassed when people ask me, How are you? There is such a dialogue in my middle school English textbook. Li Lei : “How are you?” Han Mei : … More Fine, Thank you. And You?
It continues to be a nightmare for the DREAMers,” said Senate bill sponsor Jose Peralta in an interview. Supporters of the Act argued that kids shouldn’t suffer because their parents brought them into the country illegally. The New York State Senate rejected the “Dream Act,” a legislation that would have granted state tuition aid to … More All about American Dreams
General Tso’s chicken, a sweet, slightly spicy, deep-fried chicken dish, has nothing to do with General Tso Tsungtang. The dish is most commonly regarded as a Hunanese dish, but my friends from there tells me, they will never like such a sweet dish which is not spicy at all. Well…American spicy, means not spicy at all to her. To … More My Patriotic Stomach
Now, Weibo will compete directly with social giants like Facebook and Twitter for the attention of U.S. investors. The first of China’s big 2014 IPOs arrives on U.S. shores this Thursday. The social network Weibo, commonly referred to as the “Twitter of China,” saw huge gains during its first day on the market in the … More Weibo’s Challenges
You may see something more clearly from distances, and for the same reason, a foreigner can sometimes have a deeper insight of a society than its native citizens. Peter Hessler is such a foreigner. Having lived in China for a decade and fluent in Mandarin, he brings the country’s peoples, foibles and history into sharp … More PETER HESSLER: ALWAYS A FOREIGNER
One year. Since bomb exploded near the finish line last year and took three lives. It was still quite early on the Monday morning. I woke up in my dorm in Peking University, and I grab my phone on the other side of my bad and signed into my Weibo account as usual. I planned to get … More We Remember
The Boston Symphony Orchestra is a little bit special to Chinese. In 1979, it was the first American Orchestra to tour mainland China after the normalization of diplomatic relations. This May, they will visit China again, 35 years later. “There is nothing like listening to a live orchestra.” The manager of the BSO gift shop once told me and … More There Is Nothing Like Listening to a Live Orchestra