Tag: language

Melancholy

While doing my daily German practice, I came cross this sentence — 做德语练习的时候,我碰到了下面这个句子—— Findest du die russische Musik melancholisch? Ja, russische Musik finde ich melancholisch. English Translation: Do you find Russian Music melancholy? Yes, I […]

Review of 禅里禅外悟人生

I’ve heard from a historical lecture that Chinese language has been influenced vastly by two cultures/languages, one is Buddhism, the other one is Japanese. Buddhism starts to take its position in Tang dynasty, and the […]

New Yorker Cover

Jesse Eisenberg: “If I Was Fluent in …” : The New Yorker If I was fluent in Chinese, Chinese: Wow, your Chinese is so good, (given the fact that I’m making mistakes). Me: I learned with […]

As China’s Role in the World Changes, So Does Mandarin’s Role in China

The Chinese national identity has long been tied up with its language, for natives and foreigners alike. As China’s Role in the World Changes, So Does Mandarin’s Role in China