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My NEW & IMPROVED 2012 Goals

I’m a goal-oriented sort of person. I need my goals! Without them, I feel adrift. At the beginning of the year, I had a whole slew of goals…

從今天開始…

… 我會用中文寫我的部落格. 我有很多理由, 第一個理由就是我剛剛停止上中文課(再見師大!), 我不用中文的話, 我怕我會快忘記中文了. 第二個理由是因為我想學比較有用的字.在上課學的中文不一定會有用,我自己選得一定會! 我知道如果我用錯,很多人會馬上罵我馬上幫我改,尤其是高雄的小頭! 哈哈. 最近我覺得很煩, 不知道為甚麼. 可能是因為最近的工作特別多, 我很久沒出去玩沒看朋友們! 最不好的部分是我其實沒有那個想出去玩的感覺. 我一直想關於我的工作而已.我變很無聊了!我要多玩一點, 免得我會爆炸!工作個不停不太好。(我卻有點喜歡那個快要爆炸的感覺-我很奇怪嗎?) 我去年開始三家公司,除了我男友, 它們也算是我寶貝!大部分的我的錢都是從做網站賺的。 我覺得這樣不太好。 做網站的時候, 你要一直招待顧客, 沒有很自由。我有一些員工, 可是我卻還有回答顧客的email。(我應該說,大部份我的顧客都對我很好.) 我新公司都是賣東西, 不要招待顧客。 做網站比不上這樣的工作那麼自由。我最近做的工作特別多是因為我超級想這些公司快點開始賺錢, 他們賺的錢越多, 我的生活越自由!不得不繼續工作。 得看未來怎麼樣。。。 我知道我認真工作的話, 一定會成功! 哈哈可是我不是一個很喜歡認真工作的人。 最好的辦法是不要工作可是還可以賺錢, 那樣我覺得算是真的自由。

Inside Shida’s Mandarin Training Center

Just took this picture of the main atrium at Shida’s Mandarin Training Center (MTC). Such an interesting place!

My Blog Doesn’t Speak Chinese! (Getting WordPress to Display Chinese Characters)

Does Your 你好 Look Like This: ?? Much of this blog has been about my experience and strategies for learning Mandarin. Given that, it seems only appropriate that…

Thoughts on Shida’s Mandarin Level 2 Test + a Nifty Speed Reading Technique!

First, the nifty speed reading technique! I’ve tried this myself and it works quite well although it does take a bit of practice to become comfortable reading in…

The Shida Library

For anyone wondering where Shida Mandarin Training Center (MTC) students spend there time, here’s a pic of the MTC library!

Quick Update on Mandarin Progress

This update has been a long time in coming! Everything is going very well in Taiwan, and I’ve decided to stay a bit longer. In March, I started…

Lesson 25 – Progress Still Slow!

WOW! It’s been almost two weeks since my last post, and I’ve made virtually no progress. Everytime I log on I have at least 150 words to review…

Update #14 – 1000 words

Hurray! I just finished lesson 22, and my cumulative card total in Anki is 1009! In two months I’ve covered 1000 words (though sadly not characters.) The daily…

Update #13 – Lesson 22

Howdy! I’m just now reviewing the vocab for lesson 22. I should be finished with book 2 in two weeks. I’ve been hesitating on studying characters with my…