Tag Archives: language
Inky Matuszak

Raising a Child in China: Learning Languages

Raising children of mixed heritage usually means learning another language, and my kids are working on English and Chinese simultaneously. Here’s what I’ve learned.

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Raising a Child in China: Mixed Blood Prince

Over the last 6 months, I’ve been raising my half-Chinese child in China, his home country. Recently I’ve been noticing how they treat him: they love him too much.

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Apple Unleashes iPad in China

The iPad has been selling at a furious pace around the world and its official release in China means one thing is certain: you’re about to see these devices all over the place in China’s major cities.

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9 Roles as a Personal Interpreter

I took the American summer camp director’s right flank as we visited Chinese school leaders and forged life-time business partnerships. Through the experience, I assumed a number of different roles which I share with you here.

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5 Great Reasons to Learn Mandarin

From immigrants in Chinatown to school boards in Ohio, people around the world are changing their tune on what languages should be taught to children. Resoundingly, they’re recommending Mandarin, the language of Mainland China. Here’s why.

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Inside China’s Voice Acting Industry

It’s not that I’m disenchanted with China’s voice-acting industry; I’m actually a little impressed.

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China Invades America in Red Dawn 2010

A remake of the 1984 film titled Red Dawn, which depicted a Soviet invasion of the US starring Patrick Swayze, is coming out later this year. Read more about the film inside.

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Studying Chinese Vocabulary with Lingt

In the constant search to find more efficient language acquisition techniques, I’m always adjusting my study routine. The other day I stumbled upon Lingt, a site which offers vocabulary lists for Chinese language learners and creates a memorization schedule for you to maximize vocabulary recall.

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Teaching English in Chengdu

Chengdu, like every major city in China, is abound with teaching opportunities. In this article I’ll share some of the things I’ve learned through my experiences teaching in Chengdu.

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