Journal
 
 
Photo Album

spcartman's entry (10)

Post an entry now!
spcartman

The Eight-Day National Holiday With native lang

China's eight-day national holiday starts on October 1st. Most will travel within China, but a growing number will travel abroad. ...
  •  
  • 205
  • 13
  • 4
  • English 
Sep 30, 2017 01:22
spcartman

(2/2) Purple Prose With native lang

In my opinion, these students should not be blamed for such behaviors. They are taught to do so. Aside from that, without having an Engli...
  •  
  • 117
  • 8
  • 5
  • English 
Sep 26, 2017 01:22
spcartman

(1/2) Purple Prose With native lang

In China, most non-native English teachers like to tell their students that they should use big/long words when writing -- the more, the ...
  •  
  • 111
  • 9
  • 4
  • English 
Sep 24, 2017 00:53
spcartman

Exchange Students & Backpackers With native lang

Today I went to a university to sign up for a national interpretation exam. When I got there, I saw a dozen or so foreign students regist...
  •  
  • 114
  • 9
  • 4
  • English 
Sep 11, 2017 23:41
spcartman

(1/2) Dunkirk -- French Frogs With native lang

The other day I went to a movie called “Dunkirk.” Though some people in the theater seemed to be bored, I loved it. Some parts of the mov...
  •  
  • 196
  • 15
  • 2
  • English 
Sep 8, 2017 01:01
spcartman

(2) Malaysian Chinese With native lang

English is Chinese Singaporeans’ first language. How about Chinese Malaysians then? Most Chinese people don’t know the answer. I once tho...
  •  
  • 150
  • 8
  • 3
  • English 
Sep 7, 2017 00:55
spcartman

(1) Singaporean Chinese and Malaysian Chinese With native lang

I have two Chinese friends who work in Singapore. They constantly post pictures of their lives in this city state. In their pictures, all...
  •  
  • 214
  • 24
  • 5
  • English 
Sep 3, 2017 23:46
spcartman

(3) Going to the Gym -- Benefits With native lang

My original purpose of joining a fitness club was to lose weight and strengthen my muscles. However, I later learned that exercise is not...
  •  
  • 105
  • 7
  • 3
  • English 
Sep 2, 2017 03:08
spcartman

(2) Going to the Gym -- The Compliment With native lang

Believe me, when you meet one of your female Chinese friends next time, you should just call out “你变瘦了(You look thinner than the last tim...
  •  
  • 92
  • 4
  • 3
  • English 
Sep 2, 2017 02:51
spcartman

(1) Going to the Gym -- A Gamble With native lang

Aside from studying foreign languages, I have a few other hobbies. Going to the gym is one of them. I go to the gym at least three times ...
  •  
  • 141
  • 10
  • 4
  • English 
Sep 1, 2017 01:51