August 2012 Blog Posts (12)

Living abroad in China and studying Chinese. What is it like? 在中国留学生的生活 part 1

The last year of my life I spent in China and to let the story get going I will say it straight away: I was learning Mandarin.

It was like every day attending Chinese classes (not including the…

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Added by Arkadiusz Kobylański on August 29, 2012 at 9:30pm — 7 Comments


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Chinese multisense words – Be careful of traps!

No matter how much you love or hate multisense words in Chinese, they are there to greet you with surprise from time to time.

Be careful of those traps, so you won’t fall……

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Added by Grace on August 21, 2012 at 1:30am — 8 Comments


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FluentFlix has a good Newbie section

There is site called FluentFix that has a good Newbie section.  Here is a post from this week:

        http://www.fluentflix.com/blog/2012/08/13/newbie-chinese-le/

In the near future FluentFix proposes to have a paid service in which all Chinese ( Maybe just Mandarin for now ) Music Videos have English subtitles on  ( or through ) their site ( I am not too sure of the mechanics of…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on August 17, 2012 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Is anyone using Fluentflix.com ? Screenshots

Anyone seen this site? www.fluentflix.com I signed up a while ago and just got invited to use the site, it's still in beta I think, will be launched properly soon I guess.

But anyway, this is one of the best sites I've come across for Chinese in a while. It is basically a collection of all the most popular Chinese clips from around the internet at the moment. The creators then translate them, making all 汉字 clickable for…

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Added by 保罗 on August 17, 2012 at 7:00pm — 8 Comments


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Read! Read! Read! - The only way to help you fly off the ground on your Chinese learning

When it comes to language learning, most people would work on three language skills altogether: reading, speaking and listening. Since they are three essential ways to communicate with others in any languages, no doubts about it.
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Added by Grace on August 15, 2012 at 4:00am — 20 Comments


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An example in song of differences between Cantonese / Mandarin and Traditional / Simplified Chinese

An example in song of differences between Cantonese / Mandarin and Traditional / Simplified Chinese

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Added by Thomas Doherty on August 12, 2012 at 12:00am — 3 Comments


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Things Chinese and China

I recently found a Virtual Pinboard called Pinterest .  I started posting …

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Added by jono1001 on August 11, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Chinese seeking a native Spanish speaker to practice with

hello everyone

              My firend has a problem I want to find someone help her.

              As a university student, She's major is legal, but she study Spanish during her spare time. She want to go to Spain to study. So She hope to find someone to help her practice speaking Spanish.

Is there any native Spanish speakers available to chat…

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Added by Baizhang Wang on August 8, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Mandarin World Weekly Issue 4

I'm not sure if anybody here would be interested in this, but this is our school's weekly e-zine- its quite simple but we try to bring a bit of Chinese language and a bit of culture to you every week. In just two pages. Link below anyhow!

 

http://sdrv.ms/MBWdAU

Added by Kevin Lewis on August 3, 2012 at 10:30am — 8 Comments


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Any natives speakers available? Seeking some help with written work.

大家好

As I have not yet found a suitable online school, I am seeking some immediate help with some written work. Are any native speakers available to check my work for accuracy?  I would be very grateful and may be able to reciprocate by helping you.  …

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Added by jono1001 on August 2, 2012 at 2:50am — 4 Comments

Mandarin is not so difficult to learn

Mandarin is increasing in populiarity because of the China is getting stronger and stronger and take a more and more important role in the world, also because of its long history and exotic culture.

Some people think…

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Added by anna.lee on August 1, 2012 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments


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High frequency Chinese - How to be 'okay with anything' 'casual' or 'thoughtless' in Mandarin - 随便 suí biàn explained

This post is about a Chinese phrase which is frequently used in daily life, especially in such context as someone does not or cannot make a choice. For example, when deciding what to eat for lunch, I always feel hard to make a choice. The dishes seem always the same every day. It makes no difference of…

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Added by Suray Su on August 1, 2012 at 2:00pm — 17 Comments

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