I did search through the older threads but I couldn't find the info that I needed.
I have relatives visiting from NZ and I wanted to know where is the best place to change their money into RMB. Does the new airport have reputable fair money changers? And will they need to first have US dollars or Euros etc to convert in to RMB?
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance
I recently lost all programs on computer and the people who fixed it up could only install a Chinese language copy of Word 2003 that I cannot use and which will not even open my existing Word files.
I'd like to buy a copy of Word (the year is not too important) in English that I can install on my computer. I do not want to buy online as I hate using my credit card and I'm something of a luddite. Does anyone have a copy on disc or memory stick that they'd be willing to sell?
P.S. I have put this in the Wanted section of the classifieds as well. I just hope it is more visible here - until it is picked up by an admin and shifted to the classifieds anyway.
Thanks for your reply Spring
Actually my wife is Chinese and I live with her family so I get to speak a little every day. I had hopes that I would just magically pick up Mandarin but I've discovered that I really need a structured lesson plan to push on.
I have tried online lessons but, because I am busy, I find ways to avoid doing what I need to. Thats why I'd like to attend a school or employ a professional tutor.
Again, any advice would be most welcome.
Hi there. I'd like to attend a Chinese class on Saturday mornings. I know there are plenty of posts and comments on different schools but my time is not really flexible as I work during the rest of the week, 9 AM to 1 or 2 PM would be ideal.
My level is somewhere between beginner and intermediate.
Any suggestions on good schools, prices etc would be much appreciated
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The Flying Tigers are kicking off a new season this Saturday (September 14) with a social game of touch rugby.
Everybody is welcome and no experience is necessary.
The club will provide beer at the match. There will be an after-party at O'Reilly's Irish pub after the game.
Contact the club at [email protected] for more information.
Fantastic place. Live sports as per promised with football, rugby, basketball, golf and so on.
For the food, I've only had the cheeseburger so far and it was pretty damn good. Better yet it came with proper hot chips and not crisps.
Friendly, knowledgable staff as well.
I went to The Box today to try the pizza. I've been several times before for beers and enjoy the ambience. Sitting upstairs I heard the alarm on my scooter outside which wasn't visible through the window and running to the stairs I nailed my head on the low ceiling. This is NOT a condemnation of said ceiling. Rather I was completely humbled by how out of the way the two ladies on duty went to help me. One of them even went to their own home to get me some medicine. I knew about the ceiling (and the name of the bar is a pretty good clue) so I blame no one but myself for smashing my head.
The pizza, incidentally, was fantastic with an authentic base. It was very light on the toppings however