December 2012 Blog Posts (10)


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Dance instruction in English and Chinese

There are hundreds of dance demo / instruction dance videos on Youtube by a dance instructor named Jenny or LineDanceDallas from either Taiwan on some videos or Plano Texas on other videos. 

She speaks perfect English and does not seem to have a Texan accent.  Native Chinese will have to judge her Chinese speaking.  She covers many types of dances that can be done without a partner such as Polkas, Reels, Rumbas, country and western line dances, etc.  Here are a few…

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Added by Thomas Doherty on December 28, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments


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How to talk about family members in Chinese (A Family Tree)

Dear fellow Mandarin enthusiasts,

How many times have you been in the middle of a conversation with a Chinese person only to find…

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Added by Corinne Dillon on December 27, 2012 at 12:00am — 5 Comments


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祝SMC同学们圣诞快乐

祝SMC同学们圣诞快乐

老龙王  AKA乔纳森

Zhù SMC tóngxuémen shèngdàn kuàilè Lǎo lóngwáng AKA…

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Added by jono1001 on December 24, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment


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FluentU -- the top 8 Christmas words

From FluentU got the top 8 Christmas words you’ve got to know for this holiday!

8 Christmas Words For Your List

Added by Thomas Doherty on December 24, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment


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A Meme in Chinese or a Cat Birthday Card?

 一 只 小 鸟 告 诉 过 我是 你 的 生 日 。yì zhī xiǎo niǎo ɡào su ɡuò wǒ shì nǐ de shēnɡ rì. A little bird told me it was your birthday.

yì zhī xiǎo niǎo ɡào su ɡuò wǒ shì nǐ de shēnɡ rì.
一 只 小 鸟 告 诉 过 我是 你 的 生 日 。
A little bird told me it was your birthday.

wǒ chī le tā !

 我 吃 了…

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Added by jono1001 on December 20, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment


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I was really pleased to find this 成语 chéngyǔ.

I was really pleased to find this 成语 chéngyǔ.

五十步笑百步 --  wǔshí bù xiào bǎibù -- The pot calling the kettle black.  a literal translation "those who retreat fifty steps laugh at those who retreat one hundred steps"

The phrase "The pot calling the kettle black" is an…

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Added by jono1001 on December 17, 2012 at 7:00pm — 5 Comments

Chinese Mafia/Werewolves “狐狸精”

大家好!Hi everyone!  

Some of you may already be familiar with the Russian party game "Mafia" (also known as "Werewolves").  I've given the game a bit of a Chinese makeover (based more-so on "Werewolves" than the original, because it's more fun in my opinion!).

Find out about the original game here.

In the original "Werewolves" (or at least in the version my friends and I play), there are a range…

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Added by Ruaridh Maxwell/麥儒叡 on December 17, 2012 at 8:44am — 9 Comments

Make friends & Language Exchange with Native Speaker

Hi, I'm angel from china. I'm glad to join here.  I hope to make friends with you and learn English or Chinese each other.

Added by angel shen on December 9, 2012 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

A free tool to practice Chinese character recognition - iqchinesefun

Hello fellow Chinese learners!

I am a first time poster on this site, but I wanted to share with you a tool I use to help me practice Chinese character recognition. Here is the link to the site: …

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Added by TaiwanExpat on December 5, 2012 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

How good is your Chinese? Let a native speaker help you practice!

Hello everyone,

Glad to meet you here . My name is Qihan Su ,you can call me Retta  .I'm a Chinese native people living in Chengdu city of Sichuan province .

Do you want to improve your Chinese with native speaker? You can talk with me, I will help u to practice your Chinese we can talk about everything in our life   . You can enjoy the  native Chinese culture and Chinese language.And by the way ,I also can enjoy the time to learning English .ahaha,~

No matter your…

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Added by RETTA on December 2, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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