Resources by Jason Odell
When Jason Odell first arrived in China five years ago, his discovery of the country's ethnic diversity shocked him. His piqued interest led him to teach English in a unique region of China for three years. He, along with his wife, currently live in Southwest China and have started to study a minority language full time.
Our First 13 Days
If you ever move to a major city in Southwest China to study an obscure language at a Chinese university, perhaps the following insights from our first thirteen days will aid your transition.
Seeing Trees for the First Time
My good friend and former student's father drove. The dirt road, only forged in the last year or so, made the ride tremendously bumpy and kept travel slow. The road wound through scores of vast, grassy valleys, each curve bringing my wife, me, and our friend to an area that...