Last weekend, Fulbright Kinmen ETAs went to the taro festival on Little Kinmen. This was the first time they experienced farming in Kinmen!
Author: Brooke Chapin Robbins, 2017-2018
In Taiwanese, if you want to ask someone how they are, you actually need to ask them whether or not they’ve eaten. Yes, you read that right. “Jiă bà buāi,” the equivalent of “how are you?” (which can sometimes also be used as a “hello”) literally means “Have you eaten?”
With the mission of inspiring English learning, FSE recently brought young English Teaching Assistants (ETA) to a remote area in Hualien. The one-day camp for students was designed around fun stories, games, and creative activities related to American culture with the hope of motivating participants them to learn English.
2015-2016 Kaohsiung ETA Karina Hwang has been participating in community service at 佛光山大慈育幼院 every Tuesday evenings. She really enjoys reading books with those kids who study at one of her schools. 興田國小.
2015-2016 Kaohsiung ETA Grace Pyo hosted an English spelling bee at both of her schools (十全國小&七賢國小).