September 2012 Blog Posts (15)


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Endeavour Language Teacher Fellowship for Chinese

Earlier this year I applied for a Endeavour Language Teacher Fellowship. Today I found out my application was successful so I now have the opportunity to return to China for a short intensive course to top up and improve my language skills. …

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Added by jono1001 on September 27, 2012 at 5:00am — 5 Comments


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Top List of Chinese Movies Numbers 31 - 42

Here is my Top List of Chinese films Numbers 31 - 42.  This is the second to last entry of this current list. You may also want to start at the beginning with my top ten Chinese movies list.

Number 31…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 26, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments


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Elementary Chinese Reading Lesson - "You Can Read"

chinese reading lesson First of all, this reading lesson is targeting at Beginner to Elementary Chinese learners. Anyone else that are rated higher or lower are welcomed too.

 

Why it’s called “You Can Read”? Well, because it IS focused on preparing you to…

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Added by Grace on September 26, 2012 at 11:30am — 8 Comments


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Top List of Chinese movies Numbers 21 - 30

Here is my Top List of Chinese films Numbers 21 - 30.  I will later post 31 - 50. You may also want to start at the beginning with my top ten Chinese movies list.

Number 21…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 20, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment


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Top Chinese Films 11 -20

Here is my Top List of Chinese films Numbers 11 - 20.  I will later post 21 - 30, 31 - 40 or and 41 - 50 .  Some of these movies should be about where they are on my list.  Other movies in the 11 - 20 list could have been in my top 10 list of movies.   This is very subjective, changes with time and I am sure your list is very different.  I would be happy to…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 18, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Some Legends Connected to a Few Chinese Foods

These Legends Connected to a Few Chinese Foods is from Gochengdoo.com and was originally posted by Joe and published January 21, 2011 

 

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 18, 2012 at 1:00am — 3 Comments


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Top 10 List of Chinese Movies

Here is my Top 10 list of Chinese movies.  I will later post 30 or 40 other movies that could have been in my top 10 list.

Number 1

The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)…





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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 14, 2012 at 11:00am — 14 Comments


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Chinese movie site in English

I have started to write a future blog for this site on my favourite Chinese Movies.  I was inspired to do this by a Chinese top 10 list that I discovered on-line and posted last week that just wasn't my top 10 list at all (I think the agreement may have…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 14, 2012 at 3:00am — 1 Comment


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The only 8 dramas that entertained Chinese people during 10 year Culture Revolution (1966-1976)

If you know a bit of Chinese history, you might already hear about or know the 10 year span of 文化大革命 Wén huà Dà gé mìng Culture Revolution (1966-1976) in …

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Added by Grace on September 13, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments


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Top 10 tips for Westerners traveling in Beijing

Elizabeth Rabe and Kristen McAvoy, two American interns for china.org.cn, wrote their top 10 tips for westerners traveling to China after living in Beijing for 8 weeks.

We hope this list helps you prepare for your China adventure and minimizes any unpleasant surprises.

伊丽莎白•拉贝(Elizabeth…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 8, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments


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Top 10 Chinese-language films as of Sept 3 2012 by a China Org CN Staff Member

These are not my top ten but a list from a China Org CN staff member.  My list would have at least one movie with Gong Li as a main star.  I will make my top Ten Chinese Movie list and post it in the future.  The link to this Top Ten Chinese Movie list is here:

  http://www.china.org.cn/top10/2012-09/03/content_26410309.htm  

Added by Thomas Doherty on September 8, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments


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Chinese Measure Words Phrase Patterns

Chinese measure words To most Chinese language learners, measure wordsare sure to be a challenge as there is no such thing in English. But in mandarin Chinese, to define the quantity, one must use both the numbers and the measure words.

 

Say, 一外国人(yī gè wài guó rén) – a foreigner,…

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Added by Suray Su on September 6, 2012 at 4:30pm — 7 Comments


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Top 10 attractions in Fujian, China --- Pictures and short Descriptions in both Chinese and English

From china.org.cn  are the " Top 10 attractions in Fujian, China "  ( 福建十大风景名胜 - Fújiàn shí dà fēngjǐng míngshèng  ) .  There is a " Read in English " option that opens a new window so you can compare your translation with one already done.  You may notice your translation may be more literal as in #9 I get "Guanzhi…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on September 6, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments


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This week's No Nonesense Newbie post and a link to Ben Sengree's Newbie archive posts

This week's No Nonesense Newbie post by Ben Sengree " No Nonsense Newbie Tips: Question Particles 吗, 吧, 呢 " and a link to Ben Sengree's archive Newbie posts can be found here:

 http://www.fluentflix.com/blog/topics/beginner-chinese/no-nonsense-newbie-tips/

 

Added by Thomas Doherty on September 3, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments


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Pomodoro Technique + Chinese Mandarin Study = Better Learning

Pomodoro Technique + Chinese Mandarin Study = Better Learning

 

I have just started a new way to manage my study time. Very simple and it works for me and makes my study more productive. It eliminates…

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Added by jono1001 on September 1, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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