Advice and Tips | Solving Problems

Problem solving as an International student

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August 20th was the first day that I landed in this long heard city. Being a scholarship students, things were pretty simple and obvious for me as everything was guaranteed; free academics, free accommodation, free medical care and many other frees. Everything was free yes but it still need your attention especially in this so-called home of foreigners’ city, could it also be my home?

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Admissions Processes

Problem solving as an international student: Part 2

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Make life-long friends

As anyone ever imagine how difficult it can be when you find yourself in unexpected bankrupt situation? How ridiculous and shameful it can be when you start to run up and down borrowing your fellow students money especially if you’re a newcomer who just arrived in China the other day? Believe it or not this things happen and speaking from experience am confident that I have the best way to go about it.

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Language

Chinese Pinyin

Chloe KiteChloe Kite
July 29, 2014
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The Four Tones

It’s coming up to the start of a new semester in China, and no doubt there will be thousands of international students descending upon the country, eager to learn the language of the world’s new superpower. So what exactly will you be doing in your first semester as beginners to Chinese Mandarin?

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Language

The Most Important Chinese Lesson You Will Ever Have

Chloe KiteChloe Kite
July 29, 2014
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The Four Tones

In my last post I introduced the concept of pinyin and how important it is. Well in this post I really want to emphasise that point and use my experiences as a reference to really drive home my point. In the former post when I stated that it would be the most important lesson you would ever have in Chinese I wasn’t over exaggerating. Learning the pinyin and tones correctly is the foundation of your Chinese – anything else you do afterwards will be affected by how well you laid those foundations.

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Advice and Tips | International Students

China Novice: What to Expect

Chloe KiteChloe Kite
July 29, 2014
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Because a real photo would have been too much
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One month to go until you start your studies in China in the fall semester. So what can you expect to be wildly different to back home?

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Advice and Tips | Travel

Summer holidays in China: Where to go and where to avoid

Chloe KiteChloe Kite
July 29, 2014
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Where to Go

1. Jiazhaigou

In my opinion there is never a bad time to visit one of the most beautiful spots in China, Jiuzhaigou. Spring, summer, autumn, winter; they are all beautiful in their own way, and I recommend this as a place that you must go to. Summer at Jiazhiagou is characterised by lush greenery, even the rivers have that tinge of green and it is truly beautiful. Autumn is the most popular time to go, but if you want to avoid the crowds and see this scenic spot then try it in the summer.

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Chinese Culture | Dining

Western lifestyle is creeping in China

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Image: chinaorg.cn

Traditional lifestyle with its amazement seem not to go well with some Chinese especially the younger generation. To them they want to taste something that’s more than just amazement, something that every part of the world enjoys, something that’s recognized by many. Could it be something to do with culture or could it be just life style? Well, this post seeks to answer these questions.

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Chinese Culture

Understanding the rise of China (part 2)

Baudin PierreBaudin Pierre
July 28, 2014
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Credit: http://fblog.futurebrand.com

In my previous article, I started to explain that China is indeed a civilization-state based country. This fact explains why many westerners does not understand the Chinese society and the political decision made. In this article, I will continue to talk about the rise of China and help you to understand better this country.

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Advice and Tips

Tips To Live An Economic Life In China

Sreerag PrasadSreerag Prasad
July 28, 2014
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A scene from a Chinese Street

Once you’ve started living the expat life in China, soon you will get to know that the country doesn’t actually offer a cheaper, economic life than you had back at home. In fact it might turn out a bit more expensive, with food taking up a major chunk of your monthly budget. It is easily understandable why it is not that economic, since a one-time meal from a decent restaurant can you set you anywhere between 50 to 100RMB or even more, which when taken into a daily account won’t give us a mind pleasing figure.

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Learning Resources | Tsinghua University

Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan Visits SPPM

Larissa PaschynLarissa Paschyn
July 28, 2014
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Monday Kumba (on right)
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H.E. James Wani Igga, Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan recently visited SPPM. Several deans and professors, in addition to two South Sudanese students participated in a joint meeting with VP Igga.

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