Tuesday, March 05, 2019 / Published in Food, Guest Post, Learning English, 中文

Meet Chris Chen, one of our students here at Real English Victoria. Originally from Taiwan, she has been studying as a full-time student for only three months. She wrote a post about her experience on her Facebook and has given us permission to repost it on our blog. Thank you, Chris! We’re so proud of all that you’ve accomplished in your short time here.

Snowy Chris! Victoria had the most snowfall in all of Canada for the month of February.

From reading to conversation, it’s my goal. Now I can do it.

First time when I came here, I just could say, “My name is Chris, I’m from Taiwan, nice to see you, yes, no, thank you, and I’m fine.” That was it.
Last year my daughter recommended the school to me, so I came here to study for 2 months.

Real Life English Program with Penny.
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019 / Published in Holidays, 中文

What is Lunar New Year?

Lunar New Year is the new year of the Lunar Calendar. The lunar calendar follows the cycles of the moon and is commonly used in East, South, and Southeast Asia. Because the lunar calendar follows the moon, the new year will always fall on a different day every year. In the West, we usually use the Gregorian calendar where the new year always falls on January 1.

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