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Chinese Oral Proficiency Practice Test Volunteers Needed 2 Replies

My last post has over 100 views but only Billy contacted me. We had a great practice test through Skype. Thank you, Billy!The test is in the form of a casual conversation (I will not make you feel nervous ;) ) in Chinese. It is like a conversation…Continue

Started by Yan Li in Can you help with this?. Last reply by Yan Li on Monday.

New Members - How long will you study Chinese? 44 Replies

This is a topic designed for New Members. There are no wrong answers and there's no reason to be shy - it's just an easy way to get started by taking 1 minute to type a reply to try and predict your future. If you want to say a little more, go for…Continue

Tags: how long do i need to study chinese, how long to study chinese, new members

Started by Brandon in Are you new here?. Last reply by Warner Vásquez on Saturday.

New Members - What is a word that you have learned recently? 195 Replies

This is a topic designed for New Members.Just add a comment below with a Chinese word that you learned recently. Examples:"I just had my first class so we learned Ni Hao, hello" or "I listened to a Chinese podcast a few days where I learned…Continue

Tags: new members, just learned, new word

Started by Brandon in Are you new here?. Last reply by Warner Vásquez on Saturday.

New Members - What Chinese app do you use the most? 15 Replies

This is a topic designed for New Members.There are no wrong answers - just add a comment below with the name and a link to the app site or to itunes letting people know what Chinese app you are using the most. Or you can just comment about one that…Continue

Tags: apps, chinese app recommendations, app, apps for chinese, chinese apps

Started by Brandon in Are you new here?. Last reply by Debbie Thornton Jul 18.

Daily sentence 51 Replies

人生在世,当有所为,有所不为。Rénshēng zàishì, dāng yǒu suǒ wéi, yǒu suǒ bù wéi.Living life, should be do something, and shouldn't.Continue

Started by 秦胜 in Discuss slang, phrases or idioms. Last reply by 秦胜 Jul 11.

Can you explain 就 jiù, 相 xiang ? 2 Replies

Hi SMC people. I've reached a HSK2 level of vocabulary thanks to memrise (I couldn't have kept going in chinese without the guaranteed progress that memrise offers, even if it's just learning assorted characters), now I'm trying  read chinese…Continue

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Started by Pat in Character questions - 汉字. Last reply by Pat Jul 9.

Do you want to practise your oral Chinese? 2 Replies

Hello Everybody! I was excited to find Study More Chinese. I think it is great that Chinese language learners could have such a on-line community to share things that can help each other with their language learning.I am now an Oral Proficiency…Continue

Started by Yan Li in Can you help with this?. Last reply by Ma Ji Ya Jul 8.

Myth/Tale of the Gold Brick

There is an old tale involving somebody lending somebody else a gold brick when they were in trouble, and the security of the gold getting them over a period of worry. Then later it turns out that it wasn't really gold.  The moral of the tale is…Continue

Started by David Lloyd-Jones in General questions / discussions Jul 8.

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Rana Mitter - Oxford Professor of Chinese History - a new World Journal Article on his Books

As has been becoming increasingly well know, Oxford Professor of Chinese History Rana Mitter has written a current best seller released last fall 2013 entitled "Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937 - 1945", available in ebook, paperback or…

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Posted by Thomas Doherty on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

On YangYang's Blog -- Ways to say Good Bye in Mandarin

Over on YangYang's Blog ( yoyochinese.com ) there is an article by   Julie Tha Gyaw  on different ways to say Good Bye  in Mandarin.  Check it out at this link:

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Posted by Thomas Doherty on June 26, 2014 at 12:00am

World Cup Words in Mandarin

I recently visited the easymandarin site and they had a great list of Mandarin Football ( soccer ) and World Cup words. See the list at this link:

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Posted by Thomas Doherty on June 17, 2014 at 9:00am

Articles of Interest over on East Asian Student Net

I recently visited I site I have neglected to go on for probably 1 year.  That was a big mistake not reading the excellent articles posted at this excellent site.   Here are the first 4 articles I read.

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