I hope this new year will bring you lots of joy, happiness, love, prosperity! Let’s start the new year with new year goals… Anyone can translate the Chinese short story below? 老师提问学生：人生最高的境界是什么？ 学生答：能拿沙特的工资，住英国的房子，戴瑞士的名表，娶上韩国的女人，找日本的二奶，做泰国的按摩，开德国的轿 车，坐美国的飞机，喝法国的红酒，吃澳洲的海鲜，抽古巴的雪茄，穿意大利的皮鞋，看奥地利的歌剧，买俄罗斯的别墅，雇菲律宾的女佣，配以色列的保镖，洗土耳其的桑拿。 老师批语：啰嗦，你不就想当个中国干部嘛！ Happy New Year 2013!
With the rise of China as a major economic force, Mandarin is gaining popularity like never before. In the UK, learning a foreign language likes Mandarin, Latin or Greek will be compulsory to primary school students from seven and many language schools all over the US and Europe start offering Mandarin Chinese classes for […]
…Continue on Part 1: The Drunken style is in risk of extinction! It’s better late than never. Ruler of Joy King finally realises the problem and decides to offer big reward to whoever finds out the root cause and comes up with a solution. Since then, there are all sorts of talent, from Feng Shui master […]
Once upon a time, there is a kingdom called Joy King (醉瓊-Drunken Jade). It is a small place by the sea with great landscape. The place is named after its well-known Drunken style which people around the world go and experience throughout the year. Citizens in Joy King are happy with their lives and welcome […]
This Fedex commercial gives a good illustration of how Chinese people can fail to understand each other. In a nutshell, more than 200 languages are spoken in China where 7 or 8 main regional groups of languages are more recognised and they share a common writing system. About one-fifth of the world’s population, or over […]