选择立场 Choosing Sides

(English translation below) 有时,我觉得自己在两个不同世界边缘摇摆权衡着。一边是我土生土长的温哥华朋友和家人,他们经常对自己家乡所发生的变化感到无能为力和绝望。而另一边则是对未来满怀希望的成年移民,其中大部分来自中国,我很乐于为其讲授英语。在教学和写作生涯中,我一直在设法找到能弥合双方之间语言和文化差距的方法。我甚至写了一本关于当地日常习俗和传统的双语书籍,用于帮助中国新移民消除其融入障碍。然而,最近的一件事让我发现,双方之间的分歧仍然存在,而且实际上可能正在不断扩大。...
Book Launched in China

Book Launched in China

Yi Zheng and I have returned from successfully launching our second book, Vancouver 365, in China. This book builds on the content of My New Life in Vancouver with new content that would be of special interest to Chinese readers who don’t currently live in...
Thank you 非常感谢 www.bcbay.com!

Thank you 非常感谢 www.bcbay.com!

华人移民必读:加拿大生活和文化的“潜规则” 新移民日常生活新指南 为了在温哥华建立一个美好的新生活,有时候,仅仅学习英语是不够的,它不足以让人真正感到舒适和自信。VCC(温哥华社区学院)英文老师Kari Karlsbjerg和她的学生Yi...
Library Dream Come True!

Library Dream Come True!

As a lifelong reader and lover of libraries, to see our book in the library is truly a dream come true. To see that all copies are in use is a lovely bonus! Thank you very much Vancouver Public Library!   Please follow and like...