Daily Archives: July 31, 2011

Taiwan, part 7: What You Can Learn When You Don’t Understand

It’s a particular failing of mine, and it’s not a common one, to see only my shortcomings when it comes to using foreign languages. The better my Chinese gets, the more sharply my poor usage of connecting phrases or prepositions comes in to focus, and my inability to recognize a character I’ve seen thirty times becomes intolerable. Too, there’s something… (more…)