Click on each expression  Right Quick   – Quickly Yonder  – There   Fixing to – on the point of doing something  Fixing – to repair something that is broken Fixing – to prepare something e.g. food Y’all – Plural form of “you” Drainboard – place beside the kitchen sink where dishes are placed to dry […]

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A Houston Quiz

When was the city of Houston founded? 1836 1776 1940 Who founded the city of Houston? Augustus and John Allen George Washington Sam Houston What is the population of Houston? 2.5 million 4.3 million 3.2 million How many museums does Houston have? More than 30 More than 15 More than 10 Houston has a permanent […]

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We had a culture bump with Americans today. When we went back to Cougar Village, the dorm at University of Houston, we talked with two American guys. First, we felt scared and confused, because when we were in elementary school, our teacher taught us not to speak with strangers. Our conversation with the American guys […]

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An Intervivew with Professor Suzanne Shaffer from Penn State- York Campus USA.   Dr. Archer: Professor Shaffer, you participated in  the Culture Bump Workshop yesterday,  Thank you for your presence and your contribution.  I am interested in your insights from the workshop.  Could you share them with us?     Professor Shaffer: Well, the first word that occurs […]

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Carol M. Archer, Ed. D: April 20, 2001 A belligerent samurai, an old Japanese tale goes, once challenged a Zen master to explain the concept of heaven and hell. But the monk replied with scorn, “You’re nothing but a lout-I can’t waste my time with the likes of you!” His very honor attacked, the samurai […]

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