Essays Tagged: "Mandarin"

Traditionally fun- The chinese new years. Based on personal experiences. Details of the ritual.

Choy.Chinatown is bedecked with lights and almost overnight, roadside stalls sprout pussy willows, mandarin trees and plum blossoms while food stores work feverishly to produce loads of festive goodi ... The integral part of Lunar New Years I enjoy the most is visiting of relatives and friends, bearing Mandarin oranges and festive greetings. As a child in our new years clothes, we get a whole bunch of ...

(6 pages) 103 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Muli-lingualism in Hong kong...pros and cons

We speak English in front of our friends and teachers. We talk in Cantonese to our parents. We take Mandarin, French or even both as an additional language at school. Many of us have Filipino domestic ... ak with fluency, and choose to speak the word of their predecessors? Back then, you wanted to learn Mandarin if you were in China. And that was it. Nobody ever said, "let's learn a couple of different ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Race and Ethnicity Paper.

would come to self - identify with the Chinese people. My roots allow me to be classified as Asian. Mandarin and Cantonese are languages I have learned to speak and read. These languages also help to ...

(2 pages) 356 3 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Aromatherapy as an alternative medicine-an in depth look at aromatherapy and pregnancy.

- a very calming and not too floral scent that is often appreciated by men as well as women. Green Mandarin - gently uplifting and energising. Geranium or Rose Absolute - excellent for balancing the ... ers an almost meditative state (hence its use for religious purposes). Blending with a little Green Mandarin, Bergamot or Ylang Ylang can further enhance the deep rich scent. Frankincense is also usef ...

(7 pages) 35 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Creative writing about a cat with a little bit or morals.

08-25-03Choose and LoseIt was a bright, sunny afternoon in Mandarin, South Carolina when the Johnsons' pulled into the driveway of their new house. Jennifer, w ... thought she was some drug lord and to top it off, she lost the only friends she would ever have in Mandarin, SC.

(3 pages) 32 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Growth and Importance of English as a Global Language - How English developed from its origins until today. Discusses why it is now the most widely-learned language in the world.

inese is not. This is because there are few other communities in the world that give Chinese, be it Mandarin or Cantonese, a particular use or function, probably due to the fact that its alphabet is s ...

(10 pages) 24926 1 4.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

A Moment Unforgotten.

l forth, we developed a strong bond. During the summer before high school, my family and I moved to Mandarin, a prominent area outside of Jacksonville. Luckily, Nick lived only a block away; therefore ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The secret diary of adrian mole aged 13 3/4 by sue townsend plot summary, characterization, themes, author

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4Author: Sue TownsendPublished: Mandarin Paperbacks, 1983Setting: from Thursday January 1st to Saturday April 3rd (Two years later)P ...

(9 pages) 40 1 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Can one language be considered better than another?

than another.I am now going to name a few popular/widely spoken languages: 1) English 2) French 3) Mandarin 4) Hindi/Urdu 5) Spanish/German. Of these, all but Mandarin are Indo-Aryan languages. Manda ...

(3 pages) 48 1 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Folk Music Assignment

LyricsJasmine ()MandarinEnglishBeautiful Jasmine Blossom,Beautiful Jasmine Bloom,Jasmine scent smells betterthan oth ... .Why is this song important?This song is important to the Chinese society because it represents the Mandarin culture very well. In 1982, this song was used as a symbol for China for the United Nations ...

(4 pages) 1022 0 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

How to Manage Business with the Chinese, in Particular How to Process a First Meeting

linked with alcoholic drink. Gift are often exchanged by companies. China is a nation of religion. Mandarin is the official national language of China. It is a higher level of power than other East A ... who is a merchant to determine to invest to Chinese businessman's Mrs Chang. He has a good grasp of Mandarin. Actually, Arthur is not certain how to manage business with the Chinese, in particular how ...

(6 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing