Enter into Li Xiaojie’s World!

Title: Enter into Li Xiaojie’s World

Abstract: Meet Li Xiaojie! She is a 10 year-old Chinese girl who loves to play the piano and enjoys listening to American music. Join me as I ask her many interesting questions. She even has questions for you!


Last week, I interviewed Li Xiaojie, the sweetest Chinese girl I have ever met. She lives across the street from us. I met her through my host grandmother Dama. She is a very smart, focused, and talented Chinese girl.

What is your name?

Li Xiaojie

How old are you?

I am ten years old

What is your favorite color? Erik Kids 3 


What is your favorite food?

I love to eat pork and vegetable jiaozi! Yum! Yum!

What do you eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner?

I usually eat zhou for breakfast, which is a thick soup. For lunch I usually eat noodles or jiaozi. For dinner I have rice and chicken with vegetables.Erik kids

What is your house like?:

My house has a living room, kitchen, bathroom and two rooms. One is for my parents and one is for me. I like my room. It is very pretty. My walls are yellow and have flowers. I also have all my toys there!

What chores do you have at home?:

I usually have to make my bed and help my mom clean up after we finish eating.

Do you like doing your chores?:

Sometimes I get lazy, but I like to help my parents.

What jobs do your parents have?:

My dad works for a computer company and my mom stays at home. She drops and picks me up from school. She also helps me do my homework!

What time does school start, and what time do you go home?:Erik Kids 2

School starts at 7:00 AM and I get home around 3:00 PM.

How do you get to school?:

My mom and I go to school together. We take the bus number 105.

How long does it take to get to school by bus?:

Not too long. It’s three or four bus stops away. It takes about 10 minutes.

What language do you speak at school? How do you say “Hello” in your language?:

We speak Chinese, but we also take English classes. “Hello” in Chinese is Nihao!

What are some common kids’ names at your school?:

Wang Peng, Li An, and Zhang He

What subjects do you study in school, and which one is your favorite?:

History, English, Chinese, information technology, art, music and science. My favorite is music because I can play the piano!

What is your homework like?:

We have a lot of homework. Mom says I have to be a good student so I can have a good job. So, I like to study and learn.

What do you like to do after school? Do you have a hobby?:

After school, I do my homework. When I finish my homework, I like to play the piano. My parents bought me a piano when I was five. I practice every day so I can get better and better.

Who is your favorite famous person?:

I love Rihanna and Lady Gaga! I would love to meet them one day.

What kinds of music do you listen to?:

I love listening to American music! But I also like to listen to Chinese and Korean music.

What would you like to be when you grow up?:

I want to be a professional pianist!

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?:

I really want to go to the United States! I always hear great things about the United States so I would like to visit one day.

What things have you heard about the United States?:

I heard the cities are big and beautiful! There are many stores with really pretty clothes and the food is really good. I want to try hot dogs and hamburgers!

What questions do you have for kids in the United States?:

How is your school? Do you have a lot of homework? What food do you like to eat? Who is your favorite singer?

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