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Chinese Language and thoughts
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...Language and thoughts Once I was talking to a friend of mine in China in English. His uncle, Xin requested me to speak in Chinese instead of English. The reason he gave for this suggestion was that the language one speaks affects the way one thinks. He said that Chinese are known for patriotism and a prominent reason why they are patriots is that they take pride in speaking Chinese language and prefer no other language over it. It is noteworthy here that before he made this suggestion, I had been speaking English with my friend for about half an hour. He had been listening...
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Chinese language - take home final exam ( Reading comprehension in English)
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...Language Policies in Taiwan, Hongkong and Mainland China Historical, political and socioeconomic factors shaped language policy in the greater China. Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan have a history of domination by other powers before gaining independence and this had effect on language policy. The Sino-Japanese war (1894-95) and Opium wars of 1840s to 1860s most especially played a critical role in promotion of modern standard Chinese (Guoyu, later Putonghua) in Mainland China. Hong Kong was a British colony but returned to People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1997 while Taiwan was under the Japanese concession until 1945. Language... Number: Lecturer: Q1: Similarities and Differences between...
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Language Instinct Essay (Chinese and English)
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...languages of Canada, I used both languages. However, I had interests in French and used it frequently making English dormant. The mastery of French fueled my thirst of multilingualism. Therefore, I decided to include an Asian language in my resume. The pursuit of studying an Asian language was out of my linguist interest to know many languages. I picked Chinese as my preferred language. The choice was merely mathematical; I decided to start with the furthest country from where I am. In addition to that, Chinese language also has varied dialects that make the whole language tricky. This further heightened... Language Instinct English is the first language to many people all over the world. It was and...
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Developing Creative Thinking: Foreign Language Teaching in Chinese Primary School
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...language teaching in Chinese primary school I. Introduction Nowadays, infusion of creative thinking skills in language class has been highly concerned by more and more foreign language teachers especially for young learners. Creativity in primary class could be defined as three terms: ‘teaching creatively’, ‘learning creatively’ and ‘teaching to develop creativity’; furthermore, it could present an enquiry process of generalization of new information, application of strategies into a variety of contexts and combination of different insights to produce new things (Desailly, 2012, pp. 16-18). In China, although government starts to realize the importance... Developing creative thinking: Foreign...
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Language instinct by comparing your abilities in two languages(Chinese and English)
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...languages of Canada, I used both languages. However, I had interests in French and used it frequently making English dormant. The mastery of French fueled my thirst of multilingualism. Therefore, I decided to include an Asian language in my resume. The pursuit of studying an Asian language was out of my linguist interest to know many languages. I picked Chinese as my preferred language. The choice was merely mathematical; I decided to start with the furthest country from where I am. In addition to that, Chinese language also has varied dialects that make the whole language tricky. This further heightened... Language Instinct English is the first language to many people all over the world. It was and...
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Chinese is similar in many ways to the politeness and respect language styles of Japanese
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...Chinese is similar in many ways to the politeness and respect language styles of Japanese. Introduction: Chinese is a language of humility and respect. Apart from what you speak, how you speak what you speak (the presentation) is more important in this language. This is mostly true of the Japanese as well. Chinese people follow specified etiquette for a particular occasion. Whether it is eating and dining, business, gift giving, the body language works in tandem with the spoken language. The entire personality of the person conversing swings into appropriate gestures and movements and the party to the conversation, if he/she is a Chinese responds accordingly-- even more graciously... 183217 Topic:...
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How my background, education and training/experience have prepared me to be a foreign language teacher(Chinese)
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...language (Chinese) in the Institute of Defense. I consider teaching to be a noble profession which facilitates knowledge acquisition and pragmatic wisdom through a holistic personality development. I am raised in both China and the U.S., and have imbibed the best of both the cultures. I am equally good at Chinese Mandarin and English, which makes me an ideal candidate for the post. I can teach Chinese with the help of English as a communicative... I possess a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and have worked on various fields where effective communicative skills and interpersonal relations were required. I would consider it a privilege if I get an opportunity to become a teacher of a foreign...
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English has been described as ..a language that lurks in dark alleys, beats up other languages and rifles through their pockets for spare vocabulary.. Discuss with reference to your own first language in terms of how your first language may have influenc
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...Chinese language and the English language have since time memorial influenced each other in one way or the other be it through the structures, vocabulary or modern slang each possesses. The Chinese influence on the English learning has had a great impact on the language teaching expertise in the whole Chinese country. Researchers have shown that Chinese language has a great impact on learners of English language (Gu, 2011).generalizes that the development on the transfer of language on the basis of universal grammar, behaviorism and cognitivist, is the one that makes the analysis... First Language Influence in Learning English due First Language Influence in Learning English Languages, just like...
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Chinese Culture
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...Chinese Culture Chinese culture is very unique and has a distinct identity of its own. It encapsulates a wide array of delightful arts and crafts. Chinese people have their own language. To an outsider, it is insane how people can make so many combinations of chi chu cha chan and chen so as to make a complete language. A vast majority of the Chinese schools offer education solely in the Chinese language. Very few Chinese know English that otherwise happens to be an International language. Chinese cuisine is one of the all-time favorite cuisines of the people all over the world. The mere aroma of the Chinese food wafting through the streets draws people into the restaurants. Chinese... 21 October...
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China241 - Chiense language analysis (homework)
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...Language and gender related characteristics are resources or symbolic capital for Waiqi as they are used to project company image. Having foreign language skills is crucial for Waiqi as means for interpretation and communication with Chinese businesspersons but women are more constrained to use it than men do due to work requirements. Language and gender have great impact on professional access to opportunities and career trajectories. Unlike state enterprises where there are no front desks or need to present company face, Waiqis value company image in the competitive market hence employ women to represent the face... Number: Lecturer: Q1: Why there is lack of salient gender differentiation among male...
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This I Believe
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...Chinese to become the first language within a decade: China has revolutionized over the past few decades. There has been a rapid growth in many fields that include but are not limited to economy, industry, export and education in China. This has benefited the Chinese nation in many ways. One way the industrial and literary progress of China has been beneficial for the Chinese nation is the spread of Chinese language all over the world. There are four fundamental reasons for the urge to learn and speak Chinese language that has risen in recent years across the globe, which are discussed as follows: Population: Chinese population has always been increasing at an enormous rate as compared... 25 October,...
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Chinese Culture
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...Chinese Culture People have different beliefs regarding various issues that affect their lives because of culture. The definition of culture encompasses various practices, which human beings perform including language. Anthropological studies provide information, which explain cultural diversity that people experience across the world. Historical facts project various dimensions in human culture. Historians use cultural dimensions such as language, social structure, religion, beliefs, and relation to the environment among other dimensions to acknowledge diversity in humanity. Each geographical location in the world has people who are distinguished using their cultural identity... Cultural Analysis of...
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From perspectives of grammar and culture, critically discuss similarities and differences betwwen English and CHinese with referecne to translation
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...Chinese with Reference to Translation Similarities and Differences between English and Chinese with Reference to Translation Translation has a number of meanings based on its contextual use. Translation may refer to the process of communicating the value of a word or sentence from one language to another. It is also defined as the change from one style to another, for instance, translation of thought into action. In addition to these definitions, translation may also be mean to the qualification of an appropriate equivalent of a word or statement. The use of individual words or phrases to express the meaning of the first word or phrase is also... an appropriate definition of the term. More...
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Impact of Pinyin on Chinese people's ability to learn foreign langauges
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...Language Acquisition Introduction The Chinese language is incompatible with several foreign languages due to its use of characters or graphics. Chinese second language learners find it difficult to learn Western languages like English and French owing to their graphic-based mind-set. Pinyin is the bridge that facilitates this quick transition from logographic Chinese to Western languages, as it is based on the Roman alphabet. In essence, because written traditional Chinese (Zhiyin, Zhuyinfuhao) is different from spoken Chinese, a phonetic system like Pinyin is quite helpful in connecting the way words are spoken to the way they are written. It is now possible for Pinyin... Pinyin Facilitates Foreign...
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Chinese Music
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...Chinese artists the capacity to produce a euphonious set of rhythms and sounds. These rhythms and sounds have fostered the uniqueness of Chinese modern music making it stand out when compared to western music (17). The emerging Chinese society has time to attend concerts staged by upcoming artists who are exploring the genres of the west. Moreover, the fact that Chinese artists use the Chinese language in their exploration of the emerging western genres presents Chinese modern music with a high level of authenticity. In the Chinese society, music should play the role of ensuring societal cohesion... Chinese Music Chinese music forms one of the critical pillars of the people’s culture. Archeological...
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Just a question
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...language. This therefore makes it challenging and difficult for young children. In contrast, Chinese language and the structure of their words are relatively shorter. For math terms, the Chinese apparently structured the successive numbers with the effective use of logic by just repeating the first 10 numbers. The numbers of new math terms from 1 to 100 in Chinese language were deemed to be just 11, in contrast to the 28 new terms for the English language. Therefore, the shorter structure of the words, the logic... American Language of Mathematics One firmly believes that language significantly plays a crucial role in learning and comprehending the theoretical concepts of mathematics. The intention of...
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Ethnic group (Chinese) in the uk
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...Chinese version of Slumdog Millionaire that helps tell the Chinese story. What contemporary issues face the Chinese community settled in Britain? What sort of problems do they experience? For older Chinese, language can still be a problem. Unlike the Indian population of Britain who learned English back in India because it was a colonial possession, many Chinese come to Britain not speaking English. It is much harder for a Chinese person to learn English than a French person, and not speaking the local language can make people feel anxious and unhappy. There are currently a number of outreach centres which attempt to help improve these peoples’ situations. There is also a bit of a problem... CHINESE IN ...
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The Solution to Solve The Gap Between Chinese Students and Native American Students
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...Chinese and Native American The Solution to Solve the Gap between Chinese Students and Native American Students Name Institution Date The Solution to Solve the Gap between Chinese Students and Native American Students Chinese language is very different from the English alphabet and this same thing applies to the cultures related to those English alphabets. Silence in Chinese is a sign of humility which to the Americans is a sign of in participation as they appreciate outspokenness and participation. Hence the Chinese students in American schools are facing a problem. To solve the problem of the gap between them the chine students ought to improve... Running Head: The Solution to Solve the Gap between...
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Chinese Business Culture
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...Chinese business culture includes both conscious and unconscious national values, ideas, attitudes and symbols that shape employees behavior. The combination of Chinese language and religion creates a unique culture and traditions. At its deepest level, however, chinese business culture comprises a set of basic assumptions that operate automatically to enable groups of people to solve the problems of daily life without thinking about them. In this way, business culture is that which causes one group of people to act collectively in a way that is different from another... Chinese Business Culture Many problems associated with the relationships between people of different cultures stem from variations in...
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Chinese Film
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...Chinese language film and became the most commercially successful foreign film ever to be distributed worldwide, grossing more than two hundred million dollars in global box office receipts (Rose, 2001). Its international success cannot be divorced... Cinema, film, as with all forms of arts, is a global medium of communication, transcending national, cultural and linguistic boundaries to bring a multinational audience together for one of those, very rare, moments of transnational shared enjoyment. Some films, as Urry (1995) explains, insofar as they emanate from within the very bounds of an ethnic, rather than national, experience and are expressed through referenced to ethnic cultural and historical...
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Singlish: Not only a Phua Chu Kangs language
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...language Type here A person's origin is revealed by it language. The saying is not wrong. For Singaporeans, Singlish has been the language that give identity to Singaporeans (Gupta, 3). It brought the nations together even abroad. Some even call it a brand (Gupta, 8). For the younger generation, they have difficulty to communicate with other peers when they use standard English (Chen, 2006). I have no experience with Singlish until I get to know a Singaporean. Most discussion here would focus on how he speaks the language. His name is Koh Boon Leng. Most of the other Singaporean friends called him "Koh", his surname. Suvh salutation is common for Chinese. However... Singlish: Not only a Phua Chu Kang's...
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Chinese civilization.World history
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...Chinese language and the culture. Secondly, its strategic geographical location boarder resourceful physical features such as the Pacific Ocean in the eastern part. Steppes, rivers, mountains and deserts are also found in it. Thirdly, Chinese culture advocates for a social welfare of the whole community other than an individual’s life style. In addition, Chinese civilization did not recognize any social class as superior than others and no single person had a valid political mandate to execute. Finally, thousands years ago before any other nation, the Chinese introduced a stabilizing institution that hired...
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Interpreting Chinses and English Language
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...languages. Example: China has Chinese, America has English, and Pakistan has Urdu etc. People living in their homeland are very well aware of their native language but when they travel or migrate to other countries; it gets difficult for them to communicate to people of different countries in their own language. But there is a language which is known as a universal language and that language is normally used and known by all. The language which is referred as a universal language or more appropriately known as an international passport is the English language (Translation, Interpretation and Language Links). English language is one such language which is normally known and used... Running Head:...
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Chinese and Japanese Buddhist Calligraphy
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...language, and the manner in which it is composed. The art of calligraphy originated during the ancient civilization of the Shang Dynasty in 1600 B.C.E., along with the development of the Chinese writing system. Originally, the Chinese characters were used for elegant calligraphy in scriptures done with ink brushes. But then Chinese calligraphy became recognized as one among the Four Arts of Chinese Scholars. The non-phonetic nature of the Chinese writing system and its lack of alphabets contribute to the calligraphy writing of Chinese characters. The structure of these...
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Chinese civilization
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...Chinese. Water Margin (In Chinese it is more commonly known as Shuihu Zhuan) or Outlaws of the Marsh was written in the 14th century and is part of the four greatest (classical) books on Chinese literature. Shi Nai’an is the creator of this marvelous text and is originally written in Chinese language. The events in the book take place during Song dynasty. One hundred eight outlaws huddle together at Mount Liang (also referred to as Liangshan Marsh). Their intentions are to build a strong and brave army and they succeed in gathering men for this job. Later they are given amnesty by the Chinese emperor. In fact they now serve the government by going on various... Honor – In Chinese Culture (14th-18th...
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Reflection
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...language is now highly debatable. With the Chinese population passing the billion mark years ago,they are easily the world’s most populous country. The previous year marked China’s population to 1.34 billion (Bristow, 2011). Chinese front running is not only exclusive to population, the coming years also equivocally resounds of its economic supremacy. There has now been a shift of powers from Western nations to the People’s Republic of China. This is all too apparent that the United States is trying to incorporate teaching the Chinese language into their school curriculum. This has transformed into a language of the future and a valuable asset... ? The accepted fact that English is the universal language ...
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Reflection
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...language is now highly debatable. With the Chinese population passing the billion mark years ago, they are easily the world’s most populous country. The previous year marked China’s population to 1.34 billion (Bristow, 2011). Chinese front running is not only exclusive to population, the coming years also equivocally resounds of its economic supremacy. There has now been a shift of powers from Western nations to the People’s Republic of China. This is all too apparent that the United States is trying to incorporate teaching the Chinese language into their school curriculum. This has transformed into a language of the future and a valuable asset... . Growing up, a child of...
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Style of Chinese Negotiation
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...Language. Because of the pictorial character of the Chinese language, all the Chinese learn to memorise a lot of pictures rather than sequence of letters. This is getting reflected in the Chinese tendency to depend more on holistic presentation of information. Suspicion on the foreigners in one thing, that the Chinese cannot do away with. Chine was prone to violent attacks from the foreigners over the historical periods. Such attacks had resulted in internal conflicts and civil wars within the country. The effect of this history had been the reason for such wariness. As a result of these...
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Chinese Culture and Modern Therapy
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...Chinese culture may seriously complicated treatment of Chinese patients whom suffer from mental disorders. In the Chinese language, adverse mental conditions are associated with the heart and, therefore, Chinese patients are likely to voice only physical symptoms such as palpitations, dizziness, and stomach pain while slurring over mental symptoms that must be reported in the first turn (Pennachio, 2004). Thus, Chinese patients adopt a wide range of cultural beliefs that may potentially impact the process of treatment. Whether this impact is positive or negative depends entirely upon... Chinese Culture: Implications For Health Care 2007 Chinese Culture: Implications For Health Care Cultural diversity is...
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Chinese Culture and Modern Therapy
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...Chinese culture may seriously complicated treatment of Chinese patients whom suffer from mental disorders. In the Chinese language, adverse mental conditions are associated with the heart and, therefore, Chinese patients are likely to voice only physical symptoms such as palpitations, dizziness, and stomach pain while slurring over mental symptoms that must be reported in the first turn (Pennachio, 2004). Thus, Chinese patients adopt a wide range of cultural beliefs that may potentially impact the process of treatment. Whether this impact is positive or negative depends entirely upon... Chinese Culture: Implications For Health Care 2007 Chinese Culture: Implications For Health Care Cultural diversity is...
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Introduction to modern Chinese History
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...Chinese language: Its history and current usage. Tokyo: Tuttle Pub. Leung, E. P.-W. (2006). Essentials of Modern Chinese History: 1800 to the Present. Piscataway, NJ: Research & Education Association. Moïse, E. E. (2008). Modern China, a history. Harlow, England: Pearson/Longman. Schoppa, R. K. (2011). Revolution and its past: Identities and change in modern Chinese history. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall/Pearson. Ying, L. (2010). Historical dictionary of modern Chinese literature. Lanham: Scarecrow Press.... MODERN CHINESE HISTORY China is generally considered one of the oldest civilized nation in East Asia as well as the whole world. It is a country that experienced...
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The history of Chinese Immigration to USA
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...Chinese immigrants brought with them their language, culture, social institutions, and customs; and as time went on, they made lasting contributions to the United States as they tried to become an integral part of the U.S. population. (“Chinese immigration to the US”) Privation of the Chinese immigrants to USA in the 18th century Integration has not been an easy one because the Chinese underwent a long period of discrimination from their adopted country. At the outset, they were at once discriminately treated from among the European immigrants and other racial minorities. They were the first immigrant group singled out... ? History of Chinese Migration to the United s Table of Contents Introduction 2...
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Critique of Two Articles
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...language: campaign to lmit the proliferation of Chinese signage overEnglish deserves public support Article 2: Chinese language signs is un-Canadian The two articles, arguing for and against the use of the English Roman alphabet in public signages instead of Chinese character made valid points. The highlight of their arguments can be summarize as follows; in the article Benefit from a common language: campaign to lmit the proliferation of Chinese signage over English deserves public support it argued that the usage and increased proficiency in the English language among Chinese immigrants will have economic, social and even health advantage. Studies... Critique of Articles Article Benefit from a common...
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Chinese history: from the late ming to qianlong
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...Chinese language. The system also prevented foreign women from visiting Chinese factories. While in Canton, immigrants remained restricted from constructing permanent residence. Canton system only allowed foreigners to camp at Canton factories during shipping season after which the system forced immigrants to move to Macao in offseason. Canton system assigned foreigners to Coons that served as a monopolistic guild of Hong merchants. Hong merchants acted as government’s agents and controlled behaviors of foreigners... Chinese History: From the Late Ming to Qianlong Ming and Qianlong governments applied administrative systems or agencies in regulating trade relations and preserving its cultural practices. ...
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A 7-to-8 page paper on Chinese Music
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...Chinese artists the capacity to produce a euphonious set of rhythms and sounds. These rhythms and sounds have fostered the uniqueness of Chinese modern music making it stand out when compared to western music (17). The emerging Chinese society has time to attend concerts staged by upcoming artists who are exploring the genres of the west. Moreover, the fact that Chinese artists use the Chinese language in their exploration of the emerging western genres presents Chinese modern music with a high level of authenticity. In the Chinese society, music should play the role of ensuring societal... Chinese Music Chinese music forms one of the critical pillars of the people’s culture. Archeological...
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Chinese Pop: The Three Best
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...Chinese language it is difficult to determine its exact meaning, but it sings out... ? Chinese Pop: The Three Best Jay Chou One of the most seminal Chinese pop artists is Jay Chou. Chou has gained great renown in mainland China and has sold millions of albums over the years. Chou has even gone on to become a part of feature films and gain cross success throughout China (Hall, 2006). Since debuting he averages an album a year, with most being received with considerable public acclaim. One of his best albums is Still Fantasy. This album is Chou’s seventh studio album and was released in 2006. The album became the best selling album in Taiwan and received a large amount of critical attention, receiving...
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Discrimination Against Chinese Indonesian
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...Chinese New Year has become very common and public, when more and more people are learning Chinese dialect. In fact, the Chinese language is one of the most favorite subjects in my school in Indonesia. My family and I are happily celebrating Chinese New Year freely every year, as native Indonesians can learn a lot from the Indonesian Chinese unique cultures and traditions. However, we can feel that some Chinese Indonesians “still carry with them a tinge of wariness about being too openly different in an ethnically diverse country where they remain a visible minority”...
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Analysis of the Chinese films
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...language (maybe, the crude form of Chinese language used by the villagers) used in the film does not hinder the flow of the film as a whole. For instance, the banquet scene and the following misunderstanding based on language do not act as a barrier among the characters. The undercurrent of similarity among the Asian languages in general, and the cunning inculcation of facial expressions in particular, save the film from misunderstanding based on the usage of language. The close up shots or the focus given to human faces in the film is another stylistic feature inculcated by Jiang Wen in the film Devil at the Doorstep. For instance, the close up shots... ? Film analysis The contemporary Chinese cinema is ...
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Innovative Approaches in Mandarin Language
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...Language 1. Introduction Learning is a process in which students get an understanding about any specific field of life (Gravells & Simpson 2010; Beere & Gilbert 2010). If we talk about Mandarin, the standard Chinese language, we can say that students belonging to those countries where Mandarin is not used as the academic language find it very difficult to understand the material being taught in the class. It happens because those students are not much familiar with the vocabulary and grammar rules Mandarin. This problem needs to be resolved because it affects the academic life of many students. In this paper, we will talk about the effectiveness of creative... and innovative approaches to...
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Should English be the Global Language
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...language” (Yorke). All other international languages, such as, French, German, Spanish, or Chinese language has less spoken rate than English has. People from different cultures not only understand English but also they can speak good English. The reason is that English is a well-known language, which is used in medical, business, and scientific communication all over the world. Most of the well-known scholars and researchers prefer to do their scientific and medical researches in English language because of its high understandability and spoken rate. In case of negotiations between the parties from different countries, English... ?[Your full full November 14, Should English be the Global Language?...
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Comment on the passage from the book called Whats wrong with China, 1932 by Rodney Gilbert : Whatever scholars in future may reveal of the origin of the Chin
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...Language is not only used as a means of communication but it is the defining factor of a people or a nation. The people of China take great pride in their language because 1/5 of the world’s people speak their language. What makes the Chinese language different from other languages is not only its vastness but also its beautiful calligraphy. The Chinese language is considered to be one of the romantic languages and it is not phonetic in nature but rather pictorial. Every word is represented by a character. The Chinese language dates far back into History when their ancient writings were done on Tortoise shells and on ox bones... . But in the modern times, many Asian languages...
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Language and Communication for Science
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...Chinese language in this country, developing mechanisms that aid in the development of the English language is critical. This follows the nature of scientific knowledge and scientific information access systems, which provide information in English, instead of Chinese. Establishing mechanisms that can promote accessibility of this information accelerates the pace of development in the country, and paves way for the country to halt its technological dependency on other nations. These mechanisms include the creation of a large pool of English users with the ability to handle the scientific... Language and communication for science Introduction Language plays a key contribution to the development and...
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Eileen Chang: Represntative of the Modern Chinese Literature
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...Chinese background and having a native language Chinese, her works includes abundance of metaphors and symbolism. The Chinese language is not like the other languages but lexicographically, the alphabets of this language are symbolical. When her work was translated, it was actually transliterated from Chinese to English, giving English literature rich experience of symbolism and imagery. Her work is a unique addition to the English language and has added diversification to the existing English literature as being traditional stylistically Chinese literature (Wiles and Stefanowska, 2006, p. 41). 4. Golden Cangue 4.1 Introduction Her novel Golden Cangue was of great quality... ? Modern Chinese Literature...
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Using language translation services and patient outcomes
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...language are likely not to receive good attendance from the doctors and nurses who use English as their first language. For instance, most Chinese speaking people always go through a hard time trying to explain their state to the nurse in charge of the health center. Therefore, most Chinese, who reside in other countries like in the US and UK, needs to find the assistance of the person who can speak English fluently. However, finding just anybody who does not understand the code of conduct of that particular profession can jeopardize the kind of confidentiality that need to be between the patient... Patients with limited English language Insert Insert Introduction to Patients with limited English...
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Language is the only homeland
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...Language is the only Homeland “Language is the only Homeland” This happens to be one of my favoritequotes by Czeslaw Milozs, a Polish poet. I was reminded of it while reading Paul Marshall’s “Poets in the kitchen” and Maxine Hong Kingston’s “The Woman Warrior” focusing on chapter fivewhich is “A song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe.” Paule Marshall writes about the lives of African American women in past and what impact it had on their writing. On the other hand, Kingston writes about Chinese American community where the children are taught from a very young age not to speak in front of Americans. Both writers write about the identity their characters found with the exposure to American culture... ...
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Chinese and US Negotiation Styles
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...Chinese children learn all about symbols and pictures at a tender age. This is because the nature of the Chinese language is such that words are represented by symbols and pictures. Therefore, the Chinese tend to look at the bigger picture. Actually, research conducted by a professor in psychology called Michael Harris Bond between Chinese and US children found that American children were very good at identifying specific details while Chinese children were good at seeing the overall picture. This holistic tendency is quite common in the negotiating table. The Chinese rarely focus on minute details while the Americans do. All... Introduction Wall (1985) defines negotiations as the process of exchanging...
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Professional Project
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...CHINESE AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (CSL) A CASE STUDY OF A JAPANESE BY PRESENTED Contents Contents 2 1.Introduction 2 2.Barriers to Learning Chinese that may be encountered by the Japanese Student 3 3.0 Difficulties in Teaching and Leaning Grammar in this context 5 4.0 Strategies to Overcome the Grammar Issues and Difficulties 7 5.0 Conclusion and Recommendations 8 6.0 List of References 9 1. Introduction Many Chinese Second Language students (CSL) encounter various difficulties in learning Chinese, especially during initial stages. This requires tutors in this area to do extra instructional work to make lessons more meaningful and less confusing and overwhelming to students... ? REPORT ISSUES IN STUDYING...
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What does the book The American born Chinese reveal about the American religious experience
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...Chinese people differs largely from American people as they have influence of Chinese language in them but it is not less valuable than English. American religious as revealed by the book portrays that Christianity is meaningful and other religion are more of senseless. The interaction of Chinese with Americans shows that Asians always have high regard of Westerners and consider themselves to be inferior to them. The struggle of the central character... ?The American born Chinese The book “ American born Chinese” by Gene Luen Yang” is about a young man called Jin Wang an Asian American who is trying to integrate with American community . America is country with varied culture and hence the country does...
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The Chinese Occupation during 2 decades
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...Chinese in political scene as well as in the bureaucracies in trade. The Chinese language took the centre stage in communication within the Chinese influence areas. The Cultural Revolution within Tibetan territory formed a major characteristic of the historical background of the Tibetan people. During the period, much of the people’s cultural heritage was destroyed with resistance leading to deaths of the revolting Tibetans. Public humiliation and torture... ? THE CHINESE OCCUPATION DURING 2 DECADES Introduction The twentieth century marks a memorable historical period as it is the case with many other sovereign countries whose civilization and colonization got to its peak. In the case of the Tibetans,...
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Cultural Features of China Today
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...Chinese people to the global scenario and foreign cultures has increased manifolds. This has helped the Chinese people easily integrate into foreign cultures and reap the benefits of studying and working in advanced countries. “WHILE THE VOICE OF AMERICA WAS CUTTING ITS CHINESE BROADCASTS FROM NINETEEN TO FOURTEEN HOURS A DAY, CHINA RADIO INTERNATIONAL WAS INCREASING ITS BROADCASTS IN ENGLISH TO TWENTY-FOUR HOURS A DAY” (Nye and Jisi 26). The importance of soft power in China can be estimated from the fact that it has entered the official language of China. Hu Jintao, in the speech that he made at the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 17th... ?Cultural Features of China Today China has seen massive change ...
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