Thursday, 2 November 2017
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Mcdonald’s is the best fast food place ever. ( “Intro” )
Walking in Mcdonald's you can sometimes see a huge crowd of people waiting in line to order the mouth-watering food that awaits them. (“Sight”)
The smell of burgers and fries fills the fresh air as I glance at the blistering food (“Smell”)
On the table sat my appetizing burger, as i touched the top bun it felt like I was touching a little toddlers cheek (“Feel”)
The sound of people chattering and children yelling fills my ears as I try cover my ears. (“Sound”)
I observed while other people chat with their friends and other people texting on their phones the while I wait.(“Observe”)
Can any other fast food place compete with them?.... I don’t think so.
(“Wrap it up”)
Monday, 16 October 2017
Why do we need it
Part of the reason for Chinese language week is to strengthen the relationship between China and New Zealand. It helps New Zealanders become more familiar
with Chinese and their Culture
What will the week involve?
During Chinese Language week programmes and local events take place to build the knowledge of the Chinese culture, such as Chinese cultural performances, art exhibitions, language lessons on public broadcasters, language seminars, library corners, essay competitions and training courses.
When did it start?
New Zealand Chinese Language week was officially launched by Raymond Huo as a Member of Parliament on 24 May 2014 at the National Conference of the New Zealand China Friendship Society.
5 Days 5 Phrases Challenge
Dawn - There is no Chinese language week in China but we can pass out red packets filled with money to family members.
Anthony - My Family and I feast on traditional food.
Haoran - We usually have a huge feast to Celebrate.
Ways We Think Chinese Language Week Can be Celebrated
- Eat their traditional food
- Practice the Language
- Join programmes and events
- Try to expand your knowledge on the Chinese culture
- Participate and make you're own performance to celebrate the culture, you could try 舞龙 (Wǔ lóng) (Dragon Dance)
By Fiona and Skye
Columns of ice rise tremendously over the blanket frigid water. Chunks of ice stand above the vast columns, threatening to plummet at any moment. There was no longer any colour just white a blank page. Shards of shimmering ice look out at the bitter water surveying the icy kingdom.