Nora Joy Wilson
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Do any of you learners use the 五笔 (wu3bi3) input method?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nora Joy Wilson Dec 23, 2013. 2 Replies

I recognize many characters and can easily type on the computer, but when it comes to writing, I often forget all the strokes in the more complex characters. I'm considering learning to use the 五笔…Continue

Tags: keyboard, remembering, characters, method, 五笔

Please Help me Understand why 有机 = organic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shu Dec 7, 2011. 18 Replies

I went shopping the other day and used my dictionary to find the Chinese word for 'organic'.  Much to my surprise it is 有机 (yǒujī).   Now, I thought I was pretty clear on the uses of both 有 and 机.…Continue

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What is the best Chinese-English Dictionary?

"for many years, I used the mandaringtools-one: http://www.mandarintools.com/cgi-bin/wordlook.plIt has been fine with input in both pinyin, english and hanzi, which was not so common when I discovered it some 6 - 7 years ago."
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Dec 23, 2013
Nora Joy Wilson replied to Nora Joy Wilson's discussion Do any of you learners use the 五笔 (wu3bi3) input method?
"Thanks, Jim, for your response. Do you know any resources for how to learn this method for Simplified Chinese? "
Dec 23, 2013
Jim Wu replied to Nora Joy Wilson's discussion Do any of you learners use the 五笔 (wu3bi3) input method?
"Using wubi input method can help you with how to write chinese characters,however,the pinyin input method is based on pronauciation. Professional typist use wubi,because it's much quicker than pinyin,but the most majority are using pinyin input…"
Nov 30, 2013
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Nov 22, 2013
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Do any of you learners use the 五笔 (wu3bi3) input method?

I recognize many characters and can easily type on the computer, but when it comes to writing, I often forget all the strokes in the more complex characters. I'm considering learning to use the 五笔 (wu3bi3) input method in order to help cement the strokes that make up the characters.Have any of you tried to do this? How have you learned it? Has it helped you remember how to write characters?Thanks for your replies!NoraSee More
Nov 18, 2013
Nora Joy Wilson replied to Ranjan Roy's discussion What's the best iphone / ipad app for learning Chinese?
"Hi LiJun, that sounds very interesting. What is the name of the app so that I can find it in the App Store?"
Mar 11, 2013
Nora Joy Wilson replied to Brandon's discussion How to say "to succeed" in Chinese - sentence examples for 成功 chéng gōng in the group Daily Chinese Sentence
"Your positive replies keep me going!  Thank you :) :) :)"
May 11, 2012
Nora Joy Wilson replied to Brandon's discussion How to say "to succeed" in Chinese - sentence examples for 成功 chéng gōng in the group Daily Chinese Sentence
"If you want to succeed you must work hard. 成功需要力争。(chénggōng xūyào lìzhēng.) Does this make sense?"
May 9, 2012
Nora Joy Wilson replied to Brandon's discussion New members - introduce yourself here
"Bienvenido a Mark CG! Soy estadounidense pero yo tambien hablo español (poquito!). Hace mucho tiempo q no he hablado y me gustaría acordarme algunas frases. :) Ahora estoy en Shenzhen, Chino estudiando el chino y olvidando el…"
May 9, 2012
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Mar 19, 2012
Nora Joy Wilson replied to Brandon's discussion How to say "already" in Chinese - sentence examples for 已经 yǐ jīng in the group Daily Chinese Sentence
"The meeting ended already.  会议已经完了。(huìyì yǐjīng wánle.) You are already leaving? But we just arrived. 你已经离开?我们刚才到了。(nǐ yǐjīng líkāi ma? wǒmen gāngcái dàole.) Are either of these correct?  Thanks!"
Feb 29, 2012
Nora Joy Wilson replied to Brandon's discussion How to say "to cooperate" in Chinese - sentence examples for 合作 hé zuò in the group Daily Chinese Sentence
"Thanks so much for the response.  You're explanations are great.  But with the movie example, I am a little confused.   When you say, the movie 好看 then you don't mean that it actually looks pleasant, right? I mean, I can…"
Feb 23, 2012
Nora Joy Wilson replied to Brandon's discussion How to say "to cooperate" in Chinese - sentence examples for 合作 hé zuò in the group Daily Chinese Sentence
"Hmm... let me try... 他们合作好看。Tāmen hézuò hǎokàn. It's so nice to see the two of them cooperate. (kids) Am I anywhere close?  "
Feb 22, 2012
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"Hehehehe... this is great!  This is the first Chinese song where I understand every word.  (hopefully one day I'll understand one NOT written by laowais...)"
Feb 13, 2012
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I'm from Wisconsin and have been in China for 2 years. I'm currently working on a project to help laowai learn Chinese characters.

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