March 2012 Blog Posts (15)


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Have you ever seen a Puke bar in China?

At one of my Chinese class, one student told me a funny story.

When she was traveling in Hangzhou(杭州),  She saw a very funny sign at the front door of a bar: Puke bar.



"Does that sign means everybody get very drunk and puke…

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Added by Iris on March 31, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

New Chinese Internet Word: Are you a 屌丝 Diǎo sī?

你是屌丝吗?(网友总结的屌丝特征)

User summary " Diǎo sī " features



●身高:1米68是极限;

● Height: 1 meter 68 is the limit;



●收入:一线城市不超过2,000元(1人民币约0.159美元,下同),二线三线不超过1,500元;

● income: first-tier cities of more than 2,000 yuan (1 yuan is about $ 0.159, the same below), the second-tier line of not more than $ 1,500; …





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Added by MandMx on March 29, 2012 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments


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The Wiki on Pinyin

Read some of the Wiki pages on Mandarin, Yue (Cantonese) and Pinyin this morning:  Here is link to the Pinyin English Wiki page:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinyin 

Added by Thomas Doherty on March 27, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

List of resources for learning Mandarin online & Open Learning

I have been blogging weekly about Open Learning and this week is mostly about beginning the task of learning Mandarin. I break down all the great resources I have found so far, including this excellent site.

You can find my list of Online Resources for Mandarin here:…

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Added by Corbin Tarrant on March 26, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Debunking China Stereotypes on Salon

I found this link to a Blog on Learning Chinese Language and Literature interesting :   http://www.salon.com/2012/03/21/china_stereotypes_debunked/ 

Added by Thomas Doherty on March 22, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments


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How to ask, "What do you want to do?" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #10

Last time we took a look at how to say, "Where is the bathroom"  in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to 
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Added by sikora on March 17, 2012 at 11:00am — 6 Comments


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How to ask, "Where is the bathroom" in Chinese - 20 Questions to Basic Fluency #9

Last time we took a look at how to say, “What are you doing tomorrow?” in Chinese.  If you missed that discussion, take some time to 
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Added by sikora on March 14, 2012 at 10:00am — 4 Comments


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Lion Rock and Amah Rock - Hong Kong Landmarks

My wife was surprised that I had never heard of Lion Rock and Amah Rock - two prominent Hong Kong landmarks.



Here is a link to more photos and a story:…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on March 12, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments


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Chinese Music History Site of Dr. Herong Yang

There is a Chinese Music History Site that seems to be coupled with a free e-book by Dr. Herong Yang.  I do not know how he picked the songs to cover since some I knew but many I never heard of before looking at this site.  The Link is here:  http://www.herongyang.com/chinese/Music/About-Chinese-Music-Book.html 

Added by Thomas Doherty on March 10, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Another translation temptive - lyrics for Fusion乐团 - "My Way"

Okay, i tried once, now I'm here trying again... is my translation right?  Please, let me know. I really like to use it as a practice. =]

 

Watch below or on YouTube

Fusion乐团 - My Way…



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Added by Indira Santos on March 8, 2012 at 9:00am — 4 Comments


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The 8 Most Annoying Foreign Language Classmates

This list is either a not-to-be-taken-seriously rant or a sweet list of strategies for improving your language classes.

The title could just as easily be, "8 tactics to turn your language class into a private…

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Added by Brandon on March 7, 2012 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

Learn Your Execution Chinese: Interviews on death row have become China's new TV hit

YouKu VIDEO Included: face-to-face interviews with the prisoners, who have often committed especially gruesome crimes. Her subjects sit in handcuffs and leg chains, guarded by warders. She hectors the prisoners about the violent details of their crimes and eventually wrings apologies out of them.…

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Added by MandMx on March 5, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments


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If I just want to say 'I'm good,' then why can't I just say '我好 ?

For reference:

Skritter blog - why Wo Hen Hao

If I just want to say 'I'm good,' then why can't I just say '我好 ?

Added by Thomas Doherty on March 3, 2012 at 5:30am — 1 Comment


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Chinese Grammar Wiki - AllSet Learning Shanghai



As a DYI language learner, I am always looking to take my own path and search out answers to what interests me.  Sometimes this path is shorter, and sometimes, especially in the case of grammar, it can be much, much longer.  So if you are on a similar path, you will be thrilled to know that there is now an online…

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Added by sikora on March 3, 2012 at 4:00am — 3 Comments

Viral in China: "Touching Japanese 6 year old's letter to his late father" 我和爸爸的便当盒

Dad passed away three years later, I became a first grade students.  One thing to the father to report that, but I think that the father must know: I borrow yourlunch box.  

爸爸因病去世三年之后,我成了一名小学一年级学生。 有件事要向爸爸汇报一下,但是我想,爸爸也一定知道了:我借用了您的便当盒。 

Bà ba yīn bìng qùshì sān nián zhīhòu, wǒ chéngle yī míng xiǎoxué yī niánjí xuéshēng. 


Yǒu jiàn shì yào xiàng bà ba huìbào yīxià, dànshì wǒ xiǎng, bà ba yě yīdìng zhīdàole: Wǒ jièyòngle nín de biàndang hé. …

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Added by MandMx on March 2, 2012 at 9:51pm — No Comments

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