[Fragriver in Taiwan] On my Chinese learning experience in general and Chinese learning experience in Taiwan in particular

Last Friday, when I struggled to finish my writing assignment in Chinese related to feminism, and my mind incessantly switched between Chinese, English and Vietnamese, mixed feelings of thrill and somehow pride suddenly came across my mind. Learning language should be the most favourite hobby of mine, to which I have dedicated lots of my […]

[Fragriver in Taiwan] National Chengchi University

It’s time to write something about the university where I am about to learn Mandarin Chinese for the next three months. National Chengchi University (國立政治大學), as its name Chengchi (which means “politics”) may suggest, is among the most prestigious universities in Taiwan, specializing in arts and humanities, social sciences, management, politics, and international affairs. It […]

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game

It has been a long time since I post any decent writing on my blog as I have been overwhelmingly buried into heavy workload during these days. To a certain extent, I have already got used to  such heavy workload and have some ideas of what’s going on here and somehow understand what happens in […]