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Taiwan of life of Introduction (Please check grammar of my essay, Thanks!)

taizuolaitaizuolai Posts: 18 ✭✭
I am to try to describe about Taiwan of life status, such as Amusement, Clothes, Culture, Education, Finance, Food, Occupancy, Occupation, Medical Treatment, Language and so on.

About amusement, there are many cinemas, restaurants of Chinese culture or Southeast Asia culture, McDonald's fast food stores, night markets, internet cafe, Starbucks coffee stores, small museums, department stores, convenience stores, and so on. there are some small parks, small restaurants, and so on. Sometime, you will find some street vendors in side of street. Taiwan have nine national parks. You can close forest and nature, however, You need good physical strength to climb the mountain. Another way, you can find a travel agency, and they are to arrange suitable transportation, such as bus.

About clothes, the most people like Korean and Japanese pop culture. So, some people's dressing appear Korean or Japanese pop culture. Of course, Taiwanese also has itself style, such as wearing blue and white slippers go to shopping, some older people like wear short sleeve underwear. However, Taiwanese clothes culture is difference of region, such as Taipei's people are more focus dressing appearance. In south of Taiwan, people are more focus leisure clothes style, such as relaxing style.

About culture, Chinese culture was affected Taiwan culture. There are three groups respectively, such as aborigine group, some people are moving to Taiwan in Qing Dynasty period of China, and some people are defeated by the communist party of China then moving to Taiwan. Some traditional Chinese culture has kept in Taiwan and cultural revolution period of China was destroyed many traditional Chinese culture. However, every culture has both good and bad things. Traditional Chinese culture has a kind of suppressing feeling because there are many unspoken rules in Chinese culture. Nevertheless, you still enjoy traditional Chinese culture in Taiwan if you are foreigner. Don't care about unspoken rules of traditional Chinese culture.

About education, Taiwan's education academic system is to learn Japan's education academic system since the period of Japanese rule. Currently, there are twelve years national education in Taiwan. Taiwan education is unidirectional education. However, some people want to change unidirectional education, but Taiwan's education reform failed.

About finance, there are many banks, post offices, stock investment company, and so on. Most of the banks are online bank services and to support bank services in mobile phone. About salary, university graduates' salary are common NT$ 22K monthly, for reason, it is Taiwan government's wrong policy. The salary of university graduates is the same as that of 20 years ago. However, Taiwan companies and academic institutions almost like bilingual and Europe, America, New Zealand and Australia education of qualifications. Especially, you will so easy find teaching English language job if you are native language or advanced in English.

About food, you can find food of many difference culture. The most food is Chinese food, such as noodles, rice, food made from flour, so on. You also will find some Japanese cuisine, Korean cuisine. Other, you can find food of Southeast Asian culture, such as Thai cuisine, Vietnamese cuisine, so on. Of course, there are also Western-style restaurants, such as Italian cuisine. Fast food restaurants is very much. In Taiwan, it's so easy when you want to find a restaurant. However, food fee is more and more expensive.

About occupancy, Taiwan is an island and many mountains are in the center of the island. So, there are the west and the east region of traffic line, and there are two famous cities that called Taipei city and Kaohsiung city. Of course, about Taipei city and Kaohsiung city, Housing is expensive and the rent is much higher than in other regions. Other regions, housing value and rent fee are much lower than two famous cities. However, life function is not convenient.

About occupation, in Taiwan, the most people are used to seek a job in the online seeking jobs bank. There are many online seeking jobs banks in Taiwan. However, the most jobs are service industry and white-collar work, and blue collar work is relatively small. The reason is that most of the factories are relocating to other countries.

About medical treatment, medical treatment services in Taiwan is cheaper because the public is forced to pay premiums. So, you could get good medical treatment service if you have pay premiums. In contrast, you will receive very expensive medical treatment fee if you have not pay premiums. Normally, you could obtain medical treatment services in Taiwan's hospital and get your drugs in same day.

About language, there are mainly three language, such as Chinese (Mandarin), Taiwanese, and Haka words. Normally, you can use Chinese language that talk to the most people. Taiwanese language usually use in the south of the Taiwan. About Haka words, the most Haka words speaker almost live in the Miaoli county of the Taiwan. By the way, some older can speak Japanese language because they had been Japan education in Japanese ruled period.

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  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 29,819 mod
    taizuolai said:

    I am to trying to describe facts about Taiwan: life, entertainment, clothes, culture, education, finance, food, work, healthcare, language and so on.



    About entertainment, there are many cinemas, restaurants of Chinese or Southeast Asian cuisine, McDonald's fast food restaurants, night markets, internet cafes, Starbucks coffee shops, small museums, department stores, convenience stores, and so on. There are some small parks, small restaurants, and so on. Sometimes, you will find some street vendors on the side of the streets. Taiwan has nine national parks. You can [close forest and nature] [?], however, you need good physical strength to climb the mountains. Otherwise you can find a travel agency, and they can arrange suitable transportation, such as a bus.



    About clothes, most people like Korean and Japanese pop culture. So, some people's dressing appears like Korean or Japanese pop culture. Of course, Taiwanese also has its own style, such as wearing blue and white slippers go to shopping, some older people like to wear short sleeved underwear. However, Taiwanese clothes culture is different depending on region. Taipei's people are more focussed on their dressing appearance. In the south of Taiwan, people have more focus on leisure clothes.



    About culture, the Chinese culture has affected Taiwan culture. There are three groups respectively, such as the aborigine group, people who moved to Taiwan in the Qing Dynasty period of China, and people who were defeated by the communist party of China then moving to Taiwan. Some traditional Chinese culture has remained in Taiwan and though during the cultural revolution period of China a lot was destroyed. However, every culture has both good and bad things. Traditional Chinese culture has a kind of suffocating feeling because there are many unspoken rules in their culture. Nevertheless, you still enjoy traditional Chinese culture in Taiwan if you are a foreigner. Don't worry about the unspoken rules of traditional Chinese culture.



    About education, Taiwan's academic system has been similar to the Japan's education system since the period of Japanese rule. Currently, there are twelve years national education in Taiwan. Taiwan's education is unidirectional education. However, although some people want to change this, Taiwan's education reform has failed.



    About finance, there are many banks, post offices, stock investment companies, and so on. Most of the banks are online bank services and to support bank services via the mobile phone. University graduates' salaries are commonly NT$ 22K monthly, which is due to the Taiwan government's poor policies. The salary of university graduates is the same as that of 20 years ago. However, Taiwan companies and academic institutions almost all like bilingual candidates and European, American, New Zealand and Australian education and qualifications. You will so easily find an English language teaching job if you are a native language speaker or advanced in English.



    About food, you can find food of many difference cultures. The most commonly found food is Chinese food, such as noodles, rice, food made from flour, so on. You also will find some Japanese and Korean cuisine. Otherwise you can find food of Southeast Asian cultures, such as Thai or Vietnamese cuisine, and so on. Of course, there are also Western-style restaurants, such as Italian. Fast food restaurants are very common. In Taiwan, it's so easy when you want to find a restaurant. However, food prices are more and more expensive.



    About geography, Taiwan is an island and has many mountains that are in the center of the island. So, there are the west and the east regions of [traffic line] [?], and there are two famous cities called Taipei city and Kaohsiung city. Housing is expensive and the rent is much higher than in other regions. Other regions, housing is much cheaper than in the two cities but life is not so convenient.



    About occupations, in Taiwan most people seek a job in the online banks. There are many online jobs in Taiwan. However, the most jobs are in the service industry and white-collar work, and blue collar work is a relatively small sector. The reason is that most of the factories are relocating to other countries.



    About medical treatment, healthcare services in Taiwan are cheaper because the public is forced to pay premiums. So you get good medical treatment if you have paid premiums but it is very expensive if you have not paid premiums. Normally, you can obtain medical treatment in a hospital and get your drugs on the same day.



    About language, there are mainly three languages including Chinese (Mandarin), Taiwanese, and Haka. Normally, you can use Chinese language that talk to most people. The Taiwanese language usually used in the south of the Taiwan. Most Haka speakers live in the Miaoli county of the Taiwan. Some older people can speak Japanese because they had received a Japanese education during the period when the Japanese ruled.



    The End.

    I learned a lot about Taiwan from this.
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