Tag Archives: Chinese

My Not-So-Merry Christmas

For some reason Chinese people believe that Christmas Eve is a big deal. Maybe they think it’s like New Years Eve or something, I’m not quite sure. Regardless, all of the English teachers wanted to celebrate with me on Christmas … Continue reading

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So I’m Fat AND Sexy?

Being a minor celebrity in my middle-of-nowhere high school has led to some interesting experiences; one of which is the adjectives my students use to describe me. Aside from the typical “HELLO TEACHER!”, “RICHELLE!!”, “AHHH MS. JIANG!”, I also get … Continue reading

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AYC and ABC’S

If any of you want to learn more about my program, AYC or Ameson Year in China, feel free to subscribe to the monthly newsletter! A photo from my trip to Qinghai Lake was featured if you want to check … Continue reading

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Mooncakes Mooncakes and More Mooncakes

Happy Mid Autumn Festival Everyone! The full moon is high in the sky and I am surrounded by more mooncakes than anyone could ever eat. I just got back from a quick trip to Hong Kong to get my work … Continue reading

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Stuff Suzzy Says

Having a Chinese friend, especially one that speaks English fluently, can be a fantastic introduction to life and culture in China. I’ve had a few Chinese friends while in China, but none as good as Suzzy. Suzzy, after only knowing … Continue reading

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What Does the Fox Say?

Since my last post was such a downer, I wanted to provide a quick update, as well as some entertaining videos for you all. I decided to stay at my school for the year. I’ve been slowly working through all … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Past Year: Reverse Culture Shock and Future Adventures

The Alliance students just arrived in China two weeks ago, so I decided it would be a good time to reflect on my experience in China and how things have changed since I’ve been back home. It was just over … Continue reading

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Why China?

Why China? That’s a question I’ve gotten a lot in the past few months. Many people decide to further their Chinese language by studying abroad in China. So why take Chinese in the first place? That’s a better place to … Continue reading

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