Learn Chinese in Yangshuo

Activities on Tomb-sweeping Day

Apr 28th, 2013 |

4th of April is Tomb-sweeping Day this year in China, we organized a series of activities: hiking\ picnic\ making dumplings, because Anna’s birthday is around this day, so we celebrated her birthday at the same time.
We got together around 10a.m., began to hike (one hour and a half, can you hang in there????). We were talking and enjoying the scenery of Yangshuo in spring while we were watched by many tourists, most of them praised that Anna was so gorgeous in Hanfu---traditional clothes of Han people (there are 56 ethnic groups in China and Han people is the Majority )…

Pick up strawberries

March 23rd, 2013 |
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The steps of spring is coming, and this is the right season to go for picking up strawberry, we have found that on the way to Moon hill, there are a lot of strawberry fields on both sides of the road, We rode a bike there and found a good place to go, after we bargained, the land owner agreed to sell us at the piece of 10RMB/jin on the condition that we cannot eat in the fields. Everybody was given a plastic basket, and to give you two advices: 1\don’t pick up too much, less than 1 jin will be ok, cause this strawberry can go bad so easily that when we got home, it has changed beyond recognition because of the...

Yangshuo KTV

March 10th, 2013 |
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Have you ever tried the KTV thing? Most of the foreigners don’t like the atmosphere in KTV, but KTV is one of the most popular entertainment in China, people sing inside KTV to relax, whether you are good at singing or not, just relax, all we want is the “hot atmosphere” We can teach you how to choose the songs from the touch screen TV and we can dance with the music in a lame way. I have to tell you that the price of the beer in KTV is twice or three times as much as it is outside, so one suggestion is: bringing a bottle of beer inside a handbag and sneak in KTV is one of the things that you have to try.

In the Lantern Festival in Yangshuo

February 6th, 2013 |
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It is lantern festival today this year, Invited by yangshou local tourist administration, we went to join in the making “汤圆tangyuan” activity. There were 22 of us, on our arrival we have been surrounded by many tourists, and people have prepared materials to do 汤圆。 We did a good job, most of us were the first time to make it, but it proved to be fantastic when we ate the 汤圆 made by ourselves, also we’ve been interviewed by many TVS, here is one link of the report: http://v.ifeng.com/news/society/201302/c841fadd-8763-426b-adc8-6ace4703e02e.shtml.

Make dumplings

October 2nd , 2012 |
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Do you want to know how to make dumplings? Do you know people can tell a Chinese is from south or north of China from the dumplings that they make? Today we had a making dumplings activity, all the people here made dumplings by their own whether they know how to make dumplings or learnt just now. Want to have a try? Please come to join us..

Graduation ceremony

July 28th, 2012 |

Graduation ceremony of Buckland Chinese College

The first cooking

July 15th, 2012 |

This weekend, our foreign students cooked together -- the Chinese cooking course