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Back of the Book

Back of the Book

A bird’s-eye view

Female Olive-backed Sunbird (Photo by George and Manette...

By Gwen So

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‘You how go there?’

I use “broken” English to teach Mandarin. Your name is...

By Gwen So

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The many uses of Chinese newspapers (aside from delivering news)

It all started during a medical-surgical mission sponsored...

By Gwen So

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The species behind the binoculars

Roadside birding somewhere along Marilaque Highway Since...

By Gwen So

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More stories from behind the binoculars

Birders in Candaba, Pampanga, counting for the Asian...

By Gwen So

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Don’t just see, look: Of waterbirds and wetlands

Mixed flock of egrets, stilts, greenshanks, and...

By Gwen So

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Trying to live a zero-waste life

I thought that after I passed half a century of existence...

By Gwen So

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The Mandarin connection

There are two approaches to grammar teaching.  First...

By Gwen So

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Viberus and Messengeritis

I AM a birdwatcher, and one of my dreams is to...

By Gwen So

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Why snakes don’t have legs: The tale of the zodiac race

When I assess kids of primary school age and older taking...

By Gwen So