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Chinese Slang - "Positive Energy" - Mandarin on the Go

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Practice Chinese Oral Proficiency Interview Testees Needed 6 Replies

I am getting certified as a Chinese oral proficiency interview tester for ACTFL(American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and I am looking for volunteers to do some practice oral proficiency interviews. No official ratings will be…Continue

Started by Yan Li in Can you help with this?. Last reply by Yan Li Dec 12.

Chinese films to learn Mandarin 8 Replies

I have watched 33 Chinese movies so far in my unusual quest to learn Mandarin, and I would highly recommend 11 of them: Hero, Journey to the West, Dragon (Wu xia), Shower, House of Flying Daggers, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Shanghai Triad, The…Continue

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Tips on reading Chinese - 红楼梦 hóng lóu mèng 2 Replies

One of the reasons I learn Chinese is to be able to read 红楼梦 in Chinese. I've learned Chinese now for one and a half year and I think now it is time to start reading it.I'm aware that this is not an easy enterprise. But maybe someone of you could…Continue

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Started by Ma Ji Ya in Can you help with this?. Last reply by Esp Dec 10.

How many characters should you know by heart before looking stupid in conversations? 5 Replies

How many characters should you know by heart before your ready to swinging and looking stupid in conversations. From my expereince  learning a languange isnt as difficult as finding the right way to use the languange . A lot of times I find that…Continue

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How to say "to wait" in Chinese - 等候 "deng hou"

请你能不能等候几分钟?

Could you please wait a few minutes?

Qǐng nǐ néng bùnéng děnghòu jǐ fēnzhōng?

等候     "děng hòu"        / to wait / to wait for /

等    "děng"   / to wait / to wait for /    but can also mean  /class / rank / grade / equal to / same as /

To see more examples of using  等     "děng"  see this Fast Track Chinese page.  In all examples that use the verb wait, you may substitute  等候  "děng hòu".  Click on the arrow to see more than 5…

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New List of HSK 3 Vocabulary (600 Words) 新HSK(三级)词汇(共600个)

Hi Everyone - Here is a list of 600 vocabulary words that you can use to review and prepare for the HSK 3. If you would like help preparing for the exam, I offer classes on italki and you can…

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Posted by Grace on November 3, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

HSK 1 Vocabulary List of 150 new words - 新汉语水平考试HSK(一级)词汇 / 共150 个

Hi Everyone - Here is a list of useful words for the HSK 1. If you would like help preparing for the exam, I offer classes on italki and you can book a class with me…

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Posted by Grace on October 30, 2014 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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