Bias for China
Search this site:             

Bias for China

by Saki U.

Pirated products

Pirated products

My first friend in university is a Chinese girl. Until then, I had never talked to Chinese people, and I had had a bad image of China. For example, China is a country which produces pirated goods.

I saw a news report that so many Japanese cartoon character goods (which were pirated) were sold at a market in China.

Not only character goods, but also electric appliances and brand products sold there were all pirated. I was really surprised and I felt anger. The copy quality was not so good, so it made me more angry, and I thought Chinese people insult Japan.

But, people who make pirated products are only some. So, I should not have a bias for Chinese people. Actually, my first Chinese friend is a nice person. She is a polite and hardworking person. Other Chinese friends I met in university are all like her.

China’s GDP became the second largest in the world, and Japan’s came down to third. Although there are some reasons for this result, I think one of the reasons is that Chinese people tend to have a hardworking characteristic. When I went to my internship in Uganda, some Chinese students also came, and they spoke English fluently.

I wondered why they could speak English so fluently. I think I found the answer. Before they sleep or in their free time, they practiced English pronunciation again and again, like talking to themselves. They make efforts, so they can speak English well.

I want to meet more people from other countries, want to know more about them, and want to take away my bias for different countries.

Comments for Bias for China

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Oct 17, 2011
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Hardworking Chinese people
by: Gary Wolff

Thanks, Saki, for sharing your views about China.

Yes, I agree with you that the Chinese people are very hardworking. And they also seem to be very good with money and at running businesses.

I really admire your adventurous and very mature attitude about learning more about the world, and sincerely hope our class is a good tool for helping you achieve that.

Thanks also for your wonderful stories that are always very thoughtful and full of inspiration. Keep up the grrrreat work ! :-)

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Japanese University Students Think About China.

Japan-Texas ebook cover thumbnail
A FREE download at Smashwords



Pattaya ebook cover
Only $1.99 at Amazon
(¥214 at アマゾン日本)




Alaska ebook cover
Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥340 at アマゾン日本)




GW's road trip ebook cover
Only 99¢ at Amazon
(¥114 at アマゾン日本)




new Climbing Mt. Fuji book
Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥343 at アマゾン日本)




Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥343 at アマゾン日本)

 



Let's connect!!

Gary J. Wolff
Facebook badge

View Gary J. Wolff's profile on LinkedIn

My pics:

My videos: YouTube logo



What's New?

  1. Car Wash Employee Gets Last Laugh After Customer Throws Lemonade on Her

    Feb 25, 24 07:23 AM

    Anna Harycki, 18, became an internet sensation recently for spraying water from a powerful hose through the open window of a rude customer’s vehicle while working at an Indiana car wash. While Harycki…

    Read more

  2. A Wuhan in your backyard? More than 200 dangerous biolabs identified in all 50 U.S. states

    Feb 17, 24 01:32 AM

    Do you think that the next Wuhan could ever happen in the U.S.? Think again. A shocking discovery was made recently in California, where an illegal Chinese-owned bio lab was discovered. Thousands of v…

    Read more

  3. The "Shot Dead" movie

    Feb 16, 24 04:20 AM

    "This is the movie we wish we didn’t have to make. But this is a movie everyone needs to see. For the first time ever, hear the stories of COVID shot deaths as told by the parents who lost their child…

    Read more