China Men - On Listening Summary & Analysis

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On Listening Summary

The author attends a party and meets a Filipino scholar who recounts a brief and confused history of Chinese involvement in the Philippines. He is joined by other party-goers who contribute their own partial understanding to Chinese involvement around the world. Most of the statements involve Chinese searching for gold. The Filipino scholar says that the Chinese climbed a huge mountain and searched a lot of ore for a small amount of gold. The author has difficulty understanding the scholar's accent.

On Listening Analysis

The text's concluding chapter is scarcely more than a page in length. It recounts the author's experience at a party, where she discussed, briefly, Chinese involvement in other areas of the world, including the Philippines. The comments she hears generally indicate that Chinese men searched the globe looking for the Gold Mountain. However, in the end, they...

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