I’ve written about some funny things my students have said recently, but what about my teacher? Almost everyday I take Chinese class and some funny stuff goes down in class, albeit not intentional at times. You see, my teacher is as traditional as they come. He thinks women shouldn’t be
The Two-Year Hump
Before I came to China people told me there was a 6-month language “hump.” That is, it would take 6 months for Chinese to change from a bat shit crazy collection of sounds (or the “ching-chong-ching” phase as John from Sinosplice calls it) to something that is recognizable as a
School Bells a Clangin'
With 4 months of freedom year, sometimes it’s hard to remember that I came to China to do a job. But the school bells a ringin’ and class started up today. My schedule this year isn’t bad, I requested teaching multiple subjects with my favorite classes so I get to