Chinese man becomes popular for imitating English accents

| April 18th, 2012

“Brother English”, by the name of Zhang Xu or Nick (weibo: @nickinthehouse) recently became popular on the Chinese Internet for his funny videos of imitating people of nine countries including India, South Korea, Japan etc. speaking English.  The video went viral and people are especially impressed by his foreign language skills and his ability to mimic accents.

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Chinglish signs in a school

| August 22nd, 2010

(From Renren) The following are signs found in a school in China (Huizhou Boluo Experimental School).  Clearly, English is probably not a subject they teach in this school.

Dormitory Affairs Office (Dormitory Caretaker’s Room)

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Cute, Cuddly Chinglish

| June 25th, 2010

I spent a day at the Beijing Zoo last week for some intern work, and instead of oggling at the pandas like everyone else, I spent a good chunk of my time petting dogs and cats and feeding small goats at the Children’s Zoo. After comparing my Chinese zoo map with my English one, I discovered that the Chinese version uses the phrase 小动物爱心俱乐部 for “children’s zoo.” Directly translated, it means “Small Animals Affection Club.” I think this is […]Read more…