A few days after our arrival in China, (and many trips to Walmart later) we hopped on a public bus and made our way to Xiamen University where I was to sign up for my Chinese classes. Little did I know I was about to get my very first lesson right there on the bus.
I outline exactly how I used this children’s book to learn natural Chinese expression.
Apply my blueprint to any book that interests you.
My husband and I first came to China as newlyweds in August of 2009. Well, I should say came together at that time. He had already lived in Beijing for two years during university. I, on the other hand, had no idea what I was getting into.
“My best experience was one of my first conversation teachers: she would take us out to ride in cabs, eat out, buy simple things from the convenience store or drugstore, even going to the bank.”