Sharon X Wong

Writer of words. Builder of worlds.

Month: May 2015

A Tale Of Chinese Ingenuity

This is the story of the time my brother and I bought tickets to a show in China, and is a little more interesting that the description suggests.

You see, every night in Hangzhou (at least at the time this took place) there is a show on the West Lake. It’s called ‘Impressions of West Lake’ and it is a very cool show that involves the performers acting, singing, and dancing on a stage that is partially under water. You should definitely see it if you ever get the chance.

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Are Native Speakers the Best Teachers?

There is a high demand in China for native English speakers to teach their kids. But are they the best for the job? There are pros and cons to having a native speaker for a teacher, and some of these do depend on whether the native speaker happens to be bilingual.

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