Learning English In Hong Kong By Studying Recycling, Conservation And The Environment

Posted on September 28, 2012 by Q-Admin in ,

Studying English at Q Language isn’t all about sitting in a classroom for hours on end. Our teachers genuinely care about their students and like to give them a broad range of activities to make the most of their learning experience here in Hong Kong. In a recent blog post, Byron, a popular member of…

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Western Families Move To China To Immerse Their Kids In Chinese Language

Posted on September 20, 2012 by Q-Admin in

It seems that an increasing number of westerners are making the bold move to relocate their families to China and other parts of Asia in an attempt to give their children a leg up when it comes to learning Chinese. In a recent WSJ online article, Sarah Tilton and Joanne Lee-Young wrote about several American…

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Idiom – Blue Eyed Boy

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Q-Admin in ,

The idiom, blue eyed boy or blue eyed girl, refers to a someone who is liked, admired and often favoured by someone in authority. It is an expression more often used in Britain and Australia than in American English, and is often used with a derogatory or envious tone of voice and/or feelings of resent….

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Hong Kong Government U-turn On Controversial Chinese Patriotism Lessons

Posted on September 10, 2012 by Q-Admin in ,

Last week we posted an article on our blog about the mass protests in Hong Kong against Chinese patriotism Lessons. It seems now, however, the government have had a change of heart and backed down over the plans to make schoolchildren take the mandatory Chinese patriotism classes, the goal of which was said to foster…

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Language Learning Keeps The Brain In Shape And Boosts Mental Function

Posted on September 10, 2012 by Q-Admin in

It seems that learning another language and speaking it on a regular basis can actually boost the performance of your brain and ward off the onset of degenerative diseases of the brain such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. (Check below for Vocabulary & Idiom Check) Numerous studies have shown that language study develops the brain’s ability to…

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Mass Protests in Hong Kong Against Chinese Patriotism Lessons

Posted on September 3, 2012 by Q-Admin in

On Saturday, September 1, 2012, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest against what many believe to be an attempt by the authorities to ‘brainwash‘ students. 120,000 HK Protesters Rallied Against Chinese Patriotism Lessons – You Tube Video    It was the second mass demonstration in only two…

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