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Share Conversation Dilemma
2014-6-17 21:56
I’m never much of a good communicator in a social sense. I mean I’m unschooled in the way of the world. I hurt someone or talk about some social no-no without even noticing it. Once I asked one guy to accompany me to a prize-giving meeting. This guy who seldom takes classes seriously (I’m not exaggerating, he plays games on the mobile phone almost in every class), excused himself from my request by noting that he had a class. I ...
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Share "We Are the World" by MJ and things I think of
2014-6-12 08:58
"We Are the World" by MJ and things I think of (Well, it never works.) Here is the website,you can't miss it!It is worthy of clicking! This is a MTV my English teacher playe ...
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Share A one-day-English-speaking Chinese girl
2014-5-27 23:40
Today I met a girl when I attended my computer class. I had some questions about the homework, so I asked the girl who happened to sit beside me. The very moment she began to speak, I was totally astonished. She was speaking English! How could this be possible?! She is not in every respect like a foreigner; on the contrary, she is just as ordinary as any Chinese girl that you may not even notice while in the street. Confuses arouse in my mind. “Maybe she’s f ...
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Share Is it "Chinglish"? ---I don't tink so!
2014-5-24 09:27
Is it "Chinglish"? ---I don't tink so!
I will always be fascinated by beautiful English sentences, such as: Since your ship was first launched upon the sea of life you have never been still for a single moment; the sea is too deep, you could not find an anchorage if you would; there can be no pause until you come into port. All white save the river, that marked its course by a winding black line across the landscape; and the leafless trees, that again ...
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Share Life----what's lost in big cities
2014-5-18 23:45
Life----what's lost in big cities
Part of my university. I was born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, southeast China, and hadn’t go out of the province until I was going to college. Anywhere, except Zhejiang, I thought, when I was choosing my university. At last I came to Kunming, Yunnan province, southwest China, whose blue sky and bright sun can seldom be seen in north or east China. I remember that one of the reasons for coming to Yunnan is that I can’t tolerate the city ...
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Share Movies and My First English Microfilm
2014-5-14 00:16
Movies and My First English Microfilm 1. MOVIES IN MY EYES This is a microfilm made by me and my teammates in request of an assignment in our English class. So it is actually an English microfilm. I have been loving movies for a long time. We get from movie the excitement in a war, the legendary journey to the wonderland that would never happen to us, the heartbreaking separation falling on the prot ...
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  • Is it "Chinglish"? ---I don't tink so! 2014-5-29 15:06

    seanboyce88: I agree, it may be way too over the top for such a situation...but GRAMMATICALLY speaking it's not wrong. In mick's own words "it isn't good gram ...
    No, it's only correct in that it was used as an adjective to describe something. It was, however, incorrect in the context in which it was used.

    No one who has witnessed the execution of a serial killer would describe it as being a 'happy execution' yet the relatives of the victims may well have felt this emotion at seeing, in their eyes, justice being done.

    Ballet could never be described as 'breathtaking' though a particular performance might well deserve such an accolade. Similarly, it would be the performance of a play that would merit such praise, not the play itself.

    It is my understanding that you were born in the UK and that English is your first language. This entitles you to have a private opinion on the use of English but by no means qualifies you to lecture others on what is or isn't correct grammar especially those with many years of studying this wonderful language and who may rejoice in the title of a Master of English.

    You have opined that 'English is a descriptive language' and, whilst this is indeed true, it is also an accurate and concise language in that there is a word for almost everything. e.g. would you say that you are scared of heights or would you use the correct term and say that you are afraid of heights? The difference is there for a reason and that is to express exactly that which is intended to be understood.

    Shame on you, lad, for such ignorance of your own language.

  • Is it "Chinglish"? ---I don't tink so! 2014-5-28 18:59

    Maierwei: I haven't      I'm so "uncool" in terms of following the popular books&films... But will give The Game of Thrones a chance!
    the books are really good actually...of course it's only my opinion. he has no fear of killing off a loved character, very enjoyable

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