Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia, Chinese Language Study Abroad
Heya! I’m Rachel! I am thoroughly looking forward to this study-abroad trip to Taiwan! I am studying a BSc/BA majoring in Chinese, Environmental Science and Geography.
Chinese has occupied my studies since high school, and I don’t want to stop until I’m fluent! I’ve fallen in love with the food, culture, and people along this study journey, so I can’t wait for the same to happen on a proper journey abroad, too. I’ve not been here for a full 24 hours yet, but I feel like my Chinese is already improving.
My profile picture is of my fantastic language partner and me! After this first day, I’m sure we will become great friends 🙂
Watch this space for a super slay blog I cannot wait to share!
Studying abroad in Tainan, Taiwan, is one of the most transformative experiences of my life. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I first arrived, but now that I’ve been here a short while, I have fallen in love with the 文化 and the 地方. Along the way, I discovered things about myself that I would never…
It has been an incredible couple of weeks studying abroad in Tainan, Taiwan. One of the highlights was spending Christmas day with the Tongxuemen in Tainan Park. It was so special to see how everyone likes to celebrate their holiday, and it was an incredible opportunity to learn more about their culture. Although it was…
As a New Zealander studying Chinese in Tainan, I am constantly reminded of the incredible cultural diversity in New Zealand. Tainan is such a different place, always bustling and full of life! Let me tell you what I have been up to this first week abroad. My experience in Tainan has been one of amazing…