Have You Eaten?

Have You Eaten?

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?”

Remote Service: English Camp in Hualien

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.